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May 25, 2016
Senior Associate/Pennoyer Fellow
This is a cross post from The Huffington Post Today, in advance of this year’s release of the annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, five senior State Department officials will be briefing...
May 24, 2016
Associate, National Security
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This morning the Periodic Review Board (PRB) held a hearing for Guantanamo detainee Said Bin Brahim Bin Umran Bakush. Bakush, a 35-year-old Algerian national, has been imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay,...
May 24, 2016
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
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The U.N. committee charged with overseeing the implementation of the Convention Against Torture has released its report on Saudi Arabia. Unsurprisingly, it is “extremely concerned” by reports that...
May 23, 2016
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
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Amid all the sobering news making headlines, it’s important to recognize that the U.S. government has been taking steps to consolidate advances made on human rights issues, with an eye to ensuring...
May 23, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Guantanamo On Tuesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform National Security Subcommittee will hold a hearing examining the remaining detainees at the U.S. detention...
May 20, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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At the World Humanitarian Summit on Monday and Tuesday, May 23-24, nations, humanitarian organizations, and civil society actors will identify ways to better address the global refugee crisis and...
May 20, 2016
Associate, National Security
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The courtroom at the military commissions of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba finally came alive again this week after three months of inactivity. Before the court was the case of Hadi al-Iraqi, who is charged...
May 20, 2016
Writer/Editor and Digital Content Specialist
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Amnesty International released a poll today documenting people’s attitudes in 27 different countries towards welcoming refugees. Encouragingly, the vast majority want their countries to accept...
May 20, 2016
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
Two innovative solutions to worldwide labor trafficking launched this week, providing companies with tools to make responsible sourcing decisions and lessen the risk of slave labor in their supply...
May 20, 2016
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By Leah Schulz On Monday, May 23 the trial for UAE academic and human rights defender, Nasser Bin Ghaith, resumes. His defense will have the opportunity to present his case before the country’s...

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