Current News at the Institute

By Ayesha Amin
Monday, November 20, 2017

Is the human rights movement on the road to nowhere? RightsViews blog writer Ayesha Amin reports from a panel discussion featuring leading human rights experts at Columbia University.

Micheal Miiro, Uganda
Monday, October 30, 2017

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is pleased to highlight 2017 Advocate Micheal Miiro of Uganda. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Genevieve Zingg, a Blog Writer for RightsViews, reports from the Human Rights Institute's event featuring Laura Pitter, Senior National Security Counsel at Human Rights Watch. Pitter spoke about the evolution of counterterrorism and human rights under the Trump administration.

2016 Advocate Organizes Dialogue to Protect Human Rights Defenders
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

2016 Advocate Mulshid Muwonge, Jr. organized a community dialogue in western Uganda to discuss issues affecting the security and safety of female human rights defenders in the region. The dialogue included law enforcement officers, probation officers, officers responsible for family and child protection, community development officers, religious leaders, and representatives from cultural institutions.