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July 06, 2015
Senior Counsel, National Security
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This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. While Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks and beach vacations, some prominent Brits were noting a certain...
July 06, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog was cross posted from The Huffington Post: Nairobi--Parts of Kenya's capital are having a dramatic makeover in the weeks before President Obama's arrival at the end of the month....
July 02, 2015
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By Mark Fallon This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. No more delays. No more excuses. No more partisan finger pointing. It's time to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. America...
July 01, 2015
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By Jordan Dannenberg Human rights abuses are fueling the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant (ISIL). Testifying before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities...
July 01, 2015
Vice President, Human Trafficking and Senior Advisor to the CEO and COO
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In the upcoming weeks, the State Department will unveil its Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Released every year since 2001, it’s intended to be a diplomatic tool for the U.S. government to use...
June 30, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat was assassinated on Monday, marking a serious escalation in the increasingly violent struggle against the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. This...
June 30, 2015
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In Their Own Words:  "We are human beings. We are all just like you...walking the streets and other things. We come in all shapes and forms. Some of us are extreme; some of us are...
June 30, 2015
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By Theo Salem-Mackall “Be the change, make history, making history is hot!”   So went the cheeky catchphrase for 2015’s EuroPride celebration, held in Latvia’s...
June 29, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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In the effort to advance the human rights of LGBT people, there have been important victories over the last year. But there have also been tragic reminders that in many parts of the world LGBT...
June 29, 2015
Top News Family Immigration Detention As Independence Day approaches, the Department of Homeland Security has announced reforms that will allow detained families who pass a credible fear or...

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