Current News at the Institute

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Turkish human rights defender Murat Çelikkan being named Civil Rights Defender of the Year.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Something extraordinary is happening in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh, something worse that other times, with alleged rape and abduction of girls by police, attacks on the family of the traditional chief and continuing traumatization and insecurity of the two Marma sisters.

The International CHT Commission just issued a statement on February 18 via the CHT Commission website.

By David L. Phillips
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Rowena Kosher
Monday, February 12, 2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA) Network and the University and College Consortium for Human Rights Education (UCCHRE) submitted a report to the UN Human Rights Council highlighting the need for greater human rights education across higher education institutions in the United States.