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Jasmina Lazovic
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Jasmina Lazovic, 2019 AHDA Fellow, was interviewed as part of an oral history project organized by students at the Oral History Master of Arts.

Monday, February 17, 2020

By David L. Phillips

Friday, February 14, 2020

By David L. Phillips

Khartoum – Sudanese deserve to be rewarded for overthrowing the dictator Omar al-Bashir. Without a peace dividend, the economy will remain stagnant and shadowy forces from the old regime may foment violence in a bid to restore their power and privileges. The Trump administration should lift sanctions and remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism (SST).

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Co-founded by 2020 Advocate Bakary Tandia, The Abolition Institute presented its 2020 Aichana Abeid Boilil Awards on February 12th at the Stone Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Named after the first woman rescued from slavery by SOS Esclaves, the award honors those in the “Land of Lincoln” who are fighting modern day slavery in Mauritania. Tandia is also a Case Manager and Policy Advocate at African Services Committee in New York City. He has guided every HRAP cohort since 2011 on how to maximize the HRAP experience.

Thursday, February 6, 2020
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Human Rights graduate Shireen Jalali-Yazdi on winning the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights for her paper “Colonized Masculinities and Feminicide in the United States: How Conditions of Coloniality Socialize Feminicidal Men”. The Audre Rapoport Prize is an interdisciplinary writing competition on international human rights and gender.