Advocate Sandra Creamer at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Sandra Creamer, who participated in the 2015 Human Rights Advocates Program, hosted a side event called Raising Indigenous Voices during the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Staff from WITNESS, Human Rights Watch and Theatre of the Oppressed shared their ideas, strategies and tools with more than 20 participants.

Jennifer Millett-Barrett, M.A. 2017
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Jennifer Millett-Barrett is a graduate student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. program. She is the founder of the non-profit Dream On International.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Bakary Tandia, a graduate of the 2010 Human Rights Advocates Program, recently coordinated the New York visit of Biram Dah Abeid, the president of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement in Mauritania, who was named as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

ISHR celebrated the end of another successful academic year with the annual end of year reception on Thursday, April 27th. Four graduating students presented their theses:

Grace Beya, Human Rights Studies M.A. Program

  • Sexual Violence Beyond the War: Dismantling and Addressing Domestic Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo 

Iva Gumniska, Human Rights Major

AMICC Adopts Local US Strategy
Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The American NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court (AMICC) convener John Washburn spoke as a panelist in three events and conducted two student briefings in 2017 so far. Washburn discussed the outlook for Trump administration attitudes toward the International Criminal Court, the current status of the ICC, the progress of ICC cases, and the possibility of more member withdrawals from the ICC.