Tuesday, October 5, 2021

2016 HRAP participant, Samuel Matsikure, was interviewed by about his work as the program manager at Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ), a leading local LGBTQI organisation.“Coming from a very conservative society, to be where I am right now meant that I had to take bold decisions.

Monday, October 4, 2021
Alum Trisha Mukherjee, CC '21, co-created the podcast People • Place • Power with Benjamin Swift (Colorado College).
Monday, September 27, 2021

PBS NewsHour featured an organization founded by 2011 Advocate Salima Namusobya in a recent report on Uganda’s struggle to vaccinate its population. Salima is the founder and executive director of Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), an independent NGO that works to advance the effective understanding, monitoring, implementation and realization of economic and social rights in Uganda.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Last week, ISHR Director Yasmine Ergas has an article published on Ingenere which explains how the Texas Heartbeat Act creates a scorched earth around any woman who might attempt to, or has had, an abortion.  In the article, Ergas writes that "Abortion rights have been defended in the United States as rights of privacy.  What Texas has just done is to strip women and, with them, an entire society of privacy." Read the full article here.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Please join ISHR in welcoming the 10th cohort of the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) fellows to Columbia University! Eleven fellows working on issues of collective memory, conflict prevention, documentation, enforced disappearances, historical legacies of enslavement, human rights and peace education, identity politics, indigenous issues, peacebuilding, and transitional justice are in the group this year.