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Monday, September 21, 2020

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to welcome the 9th cohort of the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability fellows to Columbia University program for the 2020-2021 cycle. Fellows who join the program this year come from Argentina, Brazil, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Kosovo, Nigeria, Turkey, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Since 2012, the program has been hosting 96 fellows representing over 47 countries and territories from various regions around the world.  

By David L. Phillips
Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Trump Campaign is using Facebook to herald Trump’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. Winning the Prize is a big deal; getting nominated – not so much.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

A paper by HRSMA alumna Sabrina Kozikis and Professor Winkler titled "The Paradox of Framing Water as a Human Right in the United States: An Analysis of Power and Resistance" was published in the Journal of Human Rights.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Each individual has the right to participate in the conduct of public affairs, including through free and fair elections by universal and equal suffrage. Moreover, elections are an essential means through which we can support representatives who are committed to defending and promoting laws and policies that are respectful of human rights. Through this series that addresses both research and advocacy, we will explore various ways in which elections can be a powerful tool for change and tactics for addressing efforts to restrict and manipulate electoral processes.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
2010 Advocate Siarhei Antusevich recently had an opinion piece titled "Impossible, Unthinkable Change Is Happening in Belarus" in The New York Times. 
Click here to read it.

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