Tuesday, January 31, 2023

2022-23 Advocate Sharma Aurélien discussed the alarming increase in sexual violence and domestic abuse in Haiti in a recent opinion piece in the Miami Herald.

Monday, January 30, 2023

The Massive Open Online Course on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights prepared by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) just completed more than two years of life (November 2020 to January 2023). The course was created by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights in collaboration with Indigenous experts from around the world as well as Columbia’s CTL (Center for Teaching and Learning) team. The Provost's Office awarded ISHR funding to create the MOOC.

Friday, January 20, 2023

ISHR congratulates 1999 HRAP Advocate Delphine Djiraibé of Chad on winning the 2023 Martin Ennals Award. Delphine shares the award with jailed Kashmiri rights activist Khurram Parvez and Feliciano Reyna, a rights activist from Venezuela.

By David L. Phillips
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut will meet Secretary Antony Blinken today to discuss worsening relations between Turkey and the United States. Over three decades of interacting with Turkish officials, I have seen how Turkey deftly feigns cooperation to maintain its corrupt autocratic regime. No beating around the bush with Cavusoglu. Bilateral relations require transparency, especially when addressing sensitive subjects.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is open for applications to the Fall 2023 program.