Monday, October 24, 2022
ISHR was just informed that Columbia's University Seminars Committee has awarded  $5,000 towards publication costs of our book that Duke is publishing next year on Indigenous Peoples and Borders. The book is co-edited by Prof. Sheryl Lightfoot and Prof. Elsa Stamatopoulou. It contains fourteen chapters, has an interdisciplinary approach, and puts forward a global perspective from authors writing from around the world.  The relevant Committee of University Seminars responded to the application of Prof.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

A recent commentary in Liberia’s Daily Observer newspaper highlighted 1990 Advocate Tiawan Saye Gongloe who is the Liberian People’s Party (LPP) candidate for the 2023 general election. About Gongloe who is “Liberia’s renowned human rights lawyer, former President of the Liberia National Bar Association, and Associate Professor of Law at the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law,” the commentary in part said: “Aside from Dr.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Exit, Africa’s largest LGBTQIA+ newspaper, has selected 2016 HRAP Advocate Samuel Matsikure as one of its 2022 Queer Warriors. This honor is awarded to “iconic leaders across the African continent that are fearless in their convictions; and give their minds, bodies and souls to the greater LGBTQIA+community, all in the name of love.”

Julie Ciccolini
Monday, October 10, 2022
Julie Ciccolini graduated from the Human Rights Studies M.A. (HRSMA) program in 2018. She was selected for the 2022 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award. The Outstanding Recent Alumni Award honors individuals who have graduated within the past fifteen years and have excelled in the early stages of their careers. 
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

2016 Advocate Aehshatou Manu of Cameroon visited NYC during UN Climate Week in her capacity as a member of REALEAC, a network of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) in Central Africa. With the support of the Rainforest Foundation US, the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities (GATC), a coalition of IPLCs from Latin America, Africa, and Asia, invited representatives of member organizations including REALEAC to attend.