Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Inspection Panel on November 19, 2019, hosted participants in the Human Rights Advocates Program at Columbia University. Panel Chair Imrana Jalal and Executive Secretary Dilek Barlas welcomed the group, which included advocates from nine countries.

Ilham Ahmed in Discussion with David L. Phillips
Friday, November 22, 2019

The Peacebuilding and Human Rights program hosted Ilham Ahmed, Executive President of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC), on 22 November 2019, to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria and America's betrayal of the Kurds.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

We are pleased to share the livestreaming link on ISHR's YouTube channel..

ISSO Scholar Panel Discussion
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

12pm to 3pm

Buell Hall, New York, NY 10027, USA

Website and registration:


"Turkey’s Targeting of Ethnic and Religious Minorities in Syria" by David L. Phillips
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Remarks by


Truth is in short supply these days. Repeating a lie often and loud enough does not make it true.

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan justified Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria on national security grounds. Its unprovoked attack had little to do with national security. Syrian Kurds have never launched a cross-border attack on Turkey.