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February 25, 2015
IRAP’s Director, Becca Heller, Interviewed in Columbia Journal of Transnational Law

This week, IRAP’s Director and Co-Founder, Becca Heller, gave an in-depth interview to IRAP’s Columbia chapter as part of an article for the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. The interview offers incredible insight into IRAP’s beginnings as an organization, as well as its development and aspirations for the future as a student-centered organization. Heller also […]

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February 20, 2015
IRAP Featured in People Magazine

An article published yesterday on explores the needs faced by Iraqi and Afghan interpreters who worked with the United States military, featuring insight from Katie Reisner, IRAP’s National Policy Director. The piece profiles No One Left Behind, a nonprofit founded by Captain Matt Zeller and his Afghan interpreter, Janis Shinwari, and sheds light on […]

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February 19, 2015
IRAP’s Cornell Chapter Spotlighted by Cornell Law School

Cornell Law School recently spotlighted IRAP’s Cornell chapter in an online article describing the legal aid the students provide, as well as their recent January trip to Jordan to meet with clients in person. The piece offers a real window into the experience of IRAP’s law student volunteers around the country. In addition to gaining […]

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February 4, 2015
IRAP Offers Insight on Iraqi Crisis at Exclusive Screening of “Amira & Sam”

On Saturday, the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) teamed up with Sean Mullin, Writer and Director of the new feature film Amira & Sam, to help spread awareness about the plight of vulnerable and displaced Iraqis. Taking place during opening weekend of Amira & Sam, the event included a screening of the film, followed by a […]

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January 29, 2015
Scott Long in A Paper Bird: An Analysis of ISIS and Sexuality-Based Violence

This week, human rights activist Scott Long published a powerful essay on his blog, a paper bird, exploring the Islamic State’s (ISIS) highly publicized use of violence, and focusing in particular on sexuality-based violence and the “‘gay’ killings” that have been widely reported in Western media. The piece offers a deep analysis oriented around two core questions: What do we […]

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