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RightsViews article by Amanda Graham
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

In a new RightsViews article, graduate student Amanda Graham examines the potential of blockchain, a digital distributed platform used for tracking and validating transactions, to overcome problems of accountability surrounding a number of human rights issues. 

by David L. Phillips
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights, writes in the Huffington Post that the Turkish referendum held on April 16th was marred by extensive electoral fraud and a pervading climate of political fear. 

Ishita Rahul Petkar
Monday, April 17, 2017

Ishita is a 2017 graduate of the Human Rights Studies M.A. with a focus on the nexus between Indigenous rights and corporate responsibility.

by David L. Phillips
Friday, April 14, 2017

David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights, examines the legitimacy of the Turkish referendum to amend the constitution ahead of the April 16, 2017 vote.

By David L. Phillips
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights, writes in the Huffington Post that former New York mayor Rudy W. Giuliani is undermining US interests by defending an Iran sanctions evader Reza Zarrab. 

Phillips discusses the Zarrab's ties to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish efforts to intervene in the case.