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September 19, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Torture seems to be back on the table, or at least in discussion, as our nation reflects on the War on Terror and the new potential threat posed by ISIS. And right on cue, in the Boston Globe,...
September 18, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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The Polaris Project released its annual state-by-state ratings on anti-trafficking measures. The good news: this year, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have at least some measures...
September 18, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Today's release of Maryam Al Khawaja after nearly three weeks in jail is welcome. But it's tempered by news that the government has maintained...
September 18, 2014
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Guest Blog By Péter Krekó- Attila Juhász, Political Capital Institute Hungary is in the middle of a crackdown against NGOs and civil society leaders. On September 8th, Hungarian police raided...
September 15, 2014
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Top News Congressional ISIS Hearings Members of the House and Senate will hold a series of hearings this week on the administration’s plan to address the threat posed by ISIS. On Wednesday, the...
September 12, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Anyone who’s met Maryam Al-Khawaja knows she’s amazing. In 2012, Maryam accepted the Baldwin Medal of Liberty at our annual human rights Summit on behalf of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights for...
September 11, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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It was a question I was hoping for.  At yesterday’s Senate Foreign Releations Committee hearing for Bill Roebuck, President Obama’s nominee to be the new U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, Senator...
September 08, 2014
Top News ISIS President Obama will deliver an address on Wednesday to detail the administration’s plan for responding to the violence committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)....
September 04, 2014
Associate, Research & Analysis
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This week, the U.S. launched air strikes against al Qaeda’s Somali affiliate, al Shabaab, apparently aiming to kill the group’s leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane. For the second time in two weeks, the...
September 03, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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The soon-to-be-released Senate Intelligence Committee report is expected to set the record straight on torture once and for all. But pro-torture dead-enders won’t go down without a fight. In the...

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