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Fighting continues across Karabakh as casualties mount

Posted on CIVILNET Clashes continued overnight and into Wednesday morning across Nagorno-Karabakh as casualties continued to mount. As of 9 AM local time, “fighting continued with varying levels of intensity along the entire line of contact,” the Artsakh Defense...

Democracy is Feminist

Women marching during the Women’s Equality Day protest in New York City on August 26, 1971. It was designated as Women’s Equality Day by the U.S. Congress in 1973. Photo credit: Peter L. Gould—Images Press/Archive Photos/Getty Images BY JENNIFER...

In Memoriam: CMC Professor Emeritus P. Edward Haley, Director (2008-14)

The Center is mourning the recent passing of a significant member of its foundation and community, CMC Professor Emeritus P. Edward “Ed” Haley. Ed joined the CMC faculty in 1968 and was a key figure in the founding of the Center 20 years ago, becoming one of its first...

Her Child Was Deported to Russia

How a Ukrainian Servicewoman Returned Her Daughter By Anna Romandash “It was shock, and fury, and fear all at once,” says Kseniya, Lebedenko, “I just could not process that they sent my child to Russia.” Kseniya sighs as she says it: perhaps, to calm herself, or...

Losing Your Home to Russia, Twice

A story of Ukrainians who passed Russian filtration to flee occupation Iryna Bilousova’s home in Donetsk, Ukraine, destroyed by Russian artillery. Photo credit: Iryna Bilousova. By Anna Romandash “Our story began in 2014,” Iryna says, “We’re from Donetsk. We...

Preventing a Second Armenian Genocide

New York, NY – The Peacebuilding & Human Rights Institute at Columbia University will host a virtual discussion titled, “Preventing a Second Armenian Genocide: Azerbaijan Closes the Lachin Corridor and Makes Artsakh Unlivable in a Bid to Depopulate the Territory,”...