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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP), the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) has organized a photo exhibit featuring 30 HRAP alumni.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

By David L. Phillips

A Kurdish woman fled Turkish troops and their Islamist mercenaries when Turkey launched an unprovoked attack on the City of Afrin, a Kurdish community in northern Syria, on Jan. 20, 2018. The woman was running hand-in-hand with her young daughter when a missile obliterated the girl. The mother held onto her arm — all that was left of her child.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

See below for links to relevant documents for the International Symposium on Indigenous Peoples and Borders: Decolonization, Contestation, Trans-Border Practices taking place on November 11-12 2019.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Indigenous Peoples and Borders Symposium at Columbia 11-12 November will be live streamed here.

David L. Phillips interviewed on WorldAffairs
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The withdrawal of US troops from northern Syria has had grave repercussions for the security and stability of the entire region. The Turkish military has invaded northern Syria, killing dozens of Kurdish civilians and forcing over 200,000 Kurds to flee. In the absence of US troops, Russian and Syrian troops have rushed in to fill the power vacuum. Meanwhile, hundreds of ISIS fighters have escaped detention.