Wednesday, August 17, 2022

2018 AHDA fellow Sarah C. Bishop published a new book with Columbia University Press titled A Story to Save Your Life: Communication and Culture in Migrants' Search for Asylum. The book “offers new insight into the harrowing realities of seeking protection in the United States. Migrants fleeing persecution must reconstruct the details of their lives so governmental authorities can determine whether their experiences justify protection.

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.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Lawrence Robinson (he/him) graduated from the HRSMA program in October 2019. He recently published a chapter in the book Transitional Justice in Tunisia: Innovations, Continuities, Challenges. Lawrence adapted the research from his MA thesis to write his chapter titled From the Streets Up: Youth Leadership of Informal Processes to Transitional Justice in Tunisia.

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.