By David L. Phillips
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
“Operation Olive Branch” was a cross-border operation launched by the Turkish armed forces and their jihadi mercenaries in January 2018. The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) committed obscene war crimes and crimes against humanity, targeting Kurds and Christian communities. It beheaded Kurds, raped and mutilated the bodies of Kurdish women, cutting off their breasts and posing for selfies with their body parts. 
Monday, May 9, 2022

ISHR congratulates the winners of the 2022 Human Rights Essay Contest

Undergraduate Winners

Abigail Kleiman (top left)

Monday, May 9, 2022

ISHR wishes to congratulate the winners of the 2022 Human Rights Thesis Competition. 

Maggie Wagner (left), HRSMA graduate

Thesis Title: Black Women’s Security and Barriers to Reporting Sexual Assault to Police: “It Couldn’t Be Any Worse of a System”

Friday, April 29, 2022
On April 22, 2022, the Women and Gender in Global Affairs Network at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Permanent Missions of Sweden and Ukraine to the United Nations together with co-sponsors hosted an online discussion on “Responding to the Invasion of Ukraine: The Impact of Feminist Foreign Policies.” The webinar brought together policymakers, analysts, and practitioners to discuss responses to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  Click here to watch a recording of the panel.
Ilana Hamer
Friday, April 29, 2022

Ilana Hamer shares her experience as a student in the Undergraduate Human Rights BA Program so far.

In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?