Monday, September 19, 2022
2021-22 Advocate Daniel Villatoro recently traveled to Manchester to receive the "2022 Journalist of the Year Award." He was selected as one of the winners by One Young World. The award "honors five young leaders - aged 35 and under - who have been judged on the positive social impact of their work. These young leaders fearlessly and boldly inspire others through their work. They have changed the way stories are reported and empower others by giving them a voice."
Friday, September 16, 2022

It is with a heavy heart that ISHR must report the passing of 2016 Advocate Raoul Kitungano of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He died on September 15th after a brief illness.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia received the 2022 Harlem Honors award as well as proclamations from Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine and New York State Senator Cordell Cleare recognizing his contributions to Harlem as well as his human rights advocacy. Bakary spent more than 25 years with African Services Committee (ASC) as policy advocate and case manager. At ASC, he represented the organization at UN meetings and on the board of The New York Immigration Coalition. Tandia is a co-founder of The Abolition Institute which works to abolish slavery, particularly in Mauritania.

Monday, August 15, 2022

2000 Advocate Adrian Coman is featured in a recent episode of International Horizons, a podcast by the City University of New York Graduate Center.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

On August 3, 2022, the Ugandan National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organizations, the government body that regulates NGOs in Uganda, halted the operations of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) for non-registration with the body.