Current News at the Institute

Monday, March 26, 2018

Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) alumnae Elina Horo of India, Marayah Fyneah of Liberia, Edna Kaptoyo of Kenya, and Huda Shafig of Sudan participated in the

Eliana Kanefield, 2017
Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates undergraduate alumnus Eliana Kanefield on receiving a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English at a university in Argentina. She will also be working at a local NGO focused on women’s rights.

By Izzy Tomico Ellis
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
David L. Phillips Remarks to People’s Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds
Thursday, March 15, 2018

David L. Phillips delivered a statement to People’s Tribunal on Turkey and the Kurds in Paris on March 16, 2018 asserting the The Turkish National Intelligence Agency (MIT) established an infrastructure to support terrorist organizations. MIT support included weapons transfers, logistical support,  financial assistance, and  the provision of medical services. Assistance was provided to al-Nusra, Ahrar al-Sham and other jihadists who joined the Islamic State after the U.S. failed to intervene when Syria used chemical weapons against insurgents in Ghouta (21 August 2013).