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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Sarah Case, a 2015 graduate of Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights MA program, is a Program Manager for the Global Transitional Justice Initiative at the International Sites of Conscience (ICSC), a global network of historic sites, museums and memory initiatives that connects past struggles to today’s movements for human rights.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

ISHR congratulates the following winners of the 2020 Human Rights Essay Contest:

Undergraduate Student Winners: 
Noa Levy-Baron, General Studies, Essay title: "Art Therapy with Refugees:Overcoming Processes of Pathologization and Fostering Social Integration"
Lucienne Marie Paradis, General Studies, Essay title: "(Un)Dividing the Balkan City of Bridges: School Reform and Re-structuring in Post-Conflict Mostar as a Model of Positive Peace Building in Bosnia and Herzegovina"

Graduate Student Winners:

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Another mention of “The Archive of Memory” by AHDA alumna Hasini Haputhanthri in Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror. 

Monday, April 20, 2020

“La dignidad de las personas, independientemente de toda condición accesoria a la condición de persona humana, es una premisa que debe sustentar ética, política y jurídicamente a toda sociedad democrática.”  -- Felipe Michelini

Friday, April 17, 2020

By David L. Phillips

Columbia University has been facilitating a “humanitarian dialogue” between Kurds in Iraq and Syria. Bayan Abdul Rahman, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in DC and Sinam Sherkany Mohammed, representative of the Syrian Democratic Council in DC, exchanged information on humanitarian conditions during a zoom call hosted by Columbia and Refugees International on April 8, 2020.

Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI)