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World Science Day for Peace and Development
November 10, 2019


In honor of World Science Day for Peace and Development, we are highlighting the work Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG) has done to estimate the number of disappearances and deaths during the Sri Lankan civil war. HRDAG has collaborated on multiple projects related to this topic through its expertise in statistical analysis. In doing so, HRDAG has helped provide closure to the families left behind and provided information essential for accountability. Read more...



Hundreds of Turkish Academics Acquitted following Constitutional Court Decision 
November 5, 2019

Turkey map 3Over the past two months, large numbers of Turkish academics have been acquitted of terrorism-related charges brought against them for signing a “peace petition” in early 2016.  They are among more than 1,100 Turkish academics who called for an end to the military campaign in the majority Kurdish southeastern region of Turkey and renewed negotiations for peace by adding their names to the petition.  The CHR has closely followed the situations of more than a dozen Academics for Peace and is gratified that the Court’s decision has led to swift and positive developments in a number of their legal cases.  Read more...




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Turkish Political Scientist Released from Prison 
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Dual U.S.-Turkish Physicist Released from Prison 
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Sudanese Scientist Released from Detention 
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