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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The UN Human Rights Council recently adopted a resolution on the promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of Africans and of people of African descent against excessive use of force and other human rights violations by law enforcement officers.

Monday, August 17, 2020

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to welcome the eight participants in the 2020-21 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) to Columbia University.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

AHDA alumnus (2014) Oriol Lopez Badell comments for The Guardian and Vilaweb on colonialism and slavery in Barcelona, Spain. Oriol López-Badell is a historian at the European Observatory on Memories at the University of Barcelona.

To read The Guardian article, "Columbus statue will stay, but slavery tour aims to address Barcelona’s past," please click here

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

On July 23rd, HRAP 2015 participant, Sandra Creamer, moderated a webinar titled "Social and emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 and the re-emergence #BlackLivesMatter: The leadership and experience of Indigenous women." The webinar was organized by The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Alliance (NATSIWA) and the University of Queensland’s School of Public Health featuring the Healing Foundation, 1800Respect and two professional Aboriginal women in their fields of work. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

On the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights pays tribute to the struggles of the Indigenous Peoples for dignity, justice and human rights and stands in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and their communities and the Indigenous human rights defenders.