Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Human Rights Advocate Program's 2015 Annual Program Report is now available upon request by emailing The 2015 cohort—which represented the 27th class of HRAP—hailed from Albania, Australia, Belarus, the Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Kenya, Myanmar, South Sudan and Turkey.

Bakary Tandia
Wednesday, February 3, 2016

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia was recently featured in the Voice of America article "African Diaspora Makes Its Voice Count in US Election." The article highlights Bakary's voter mobilization efforts in the 2008 US presidential election and his work in the field of human rights.

Monday, January 11, 2016

2009 Advocate Mary Akrami, Director of the Afghan Women's Skills Development Centre in Kabul, attended the international launch of Human Rights Defenders - Lives in the Balance, the Front Line Defenders 2015 Annual Report.

Elvis Mbembe Binda
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Congratulations to 2011 Advocate Elvis Mbembe Binda of Rwanda on earning his Ph.D at Utrecht University. Elvis is the Co-Founder, Executive Director, and President-elect of Initiatives for Peace and Human Rights (IPHR).