The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Turkish human rights defender Murat Çelikkan being named Civil Rights Defender of the Year.
Congratulations to Tim Wyman-McCarthy, a 2016 Human Rights M.A. graduate, on beginning his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is studying in the Department of Rhetoric.
Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) alumnus and co-director of the Truth Memory Justice Center (Hafiza Merkezi) in Istanbul, Turkey, Murat Çelikkan, has been jailed for his involvement in a protest against the closure of the Özgür Gündem daily newspaper.
Friederike Bubenzer, a 2015 Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) Fellow, co-authored a new report on post-conflict mental health and psychosocial support processes as they relate to the peacebuilding.
Congratulations to 2015 AHDA Fellow Nora Ahmetaj who co-authored a report examining the role and work of Kosovo’s Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Dealing with the Past and Reconciliation (IMWG).