Monday, October 24, 2022
Aviâja Egede Lynge,  Spokesperson for Children’s Rights in Greenland, gave a talk at Columbia on the above-mentioned topic on October 17th, 2022. The event was co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

A recent commentary in Liberia’s Daily Observer newspaper highlighted 1990 Advocate Tiawan Saye Gongloe who is the Liberian People’s Party (LPP) candidate for the 2023 general election. About Gongloe who is “Liberia’s renowned human rights lawyer, former President of the Liberia National Bar Association, and Associate Professor of Law at the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law,” the commentary in part said: “Aside from Dr.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Exit, Africa’s largest LGBTQIA+ newspaper, has selected 2016 HRAP Advocate Samuel Matsikure as one of its 2022 Queer Warriors. This honor is awarded to “iconic leaders across the African continent that are fearless in their convictions; and give their minds, bodies and souls to the greater LGBTQIA+community, all in the name of love.”

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

2016 Advocate Aehshatou Manu of Cameroon visited NYC during UN Climate Week in her capacity as a member of REALEAC, a network of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) in Central Africa. With the support of the Rainforest Foundation US, the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities (GATC), a coalition of IPLCs from Latin America, Africa, and Asia, invited representatives of member organizations including REALEAC to attend.

Friday, September 23, 2022

Congratulations to 2019 Advocate Nodjigoto Charbonnel and his organization Association Jeunesse pour la Paix et la Non-Violence (AJPNV) for winning the 2022 Rafto Prize. The Rafto Prize Award Statement in part says Nodjigoto and AJPNV were chosen for “their courageous struggle to abolish torture in Chad as well as internationally.