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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to welcome the nine participants in the 2018 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) to Columbia University.

HRAP’s comprehensive program of advocacy, networking, skills-building, mentoring, and academic coursework provides participants with a semester-long opportunity to hone practical skills, develop a deeper understanding of human rights, and foster mutually beneficial relationships with organizations and individuals in their respective fields.

Okot Komakech Deo
Monday, August 27, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates 2015 Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellow (AHDA) Okot Komakech Deo on the publication of a new article examining the potential use of forensic science to mitigate anxiety related to mass graves and missing persons in Northern Uganda.

Oryem Nyeko
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates 2017 Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) Fellow Oryem Nyeko on starting a new position as a Researcher with Human Rights Watch.

Accepting Applications until January 31, 2019
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Accepting Applications until January 31, 2019

Monday, August 13, 2018

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia spoke at a high-level briefing at the US Congress to discuss the issue of modern-day slavery in the Sahel. The July briefing, entitled Freedom from Tradition: The Struggle for the Eradication of Slavery in the Sahel, brought together academics, human rights activists, and leaders in the anti-slavery movement.