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August 04, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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Since it's inception in 2001, The State Department's annual Trafficking in Person (TIP) Report has brought the world's efforts to combat modern day slavery into the light. But in its fifteen years of...
August 04, 2015
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By Katy Naples-Mitchell Bernardo Aban Tercero, a Nicaraguan national, has been on death row in Texas since 2000, when he was convicted of intentional murder during an armed robbery. Texas...
August 03, 2015
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By Holly Fuhrman Family detention might finally be coming to an end. A federal judge ruled that the government’s detention of children and their mothers seeking protection in the United States...
August 03, 2015
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By Dane Lewis, Executive Director, Jamaican LGBT organization J-FLAG I am ecstatic that after seven years as the head of J-FLAG, we can stage our first pride celebration under the theme ‘The...
August 03, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News EGYPT Over the weekend the United States resumed formal security talks with Egypt, as part of the U.S.–Egypt Strategic Dialogue. The bilateral relationship has been strained over human...
August 03, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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For the small Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia, tourism is a fundamental aspect of the economy. Roughly 350,000 tourists visit its shores per year. That's why the local LGBT community hopes...
July 31, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: With Qatar hosting the 2022 World Cup, and now Beijing the Winter Olympics, 2022 is shaping up to be a defining test of international sport...
July 31, 2015
Associate, Government Advocacy
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Jamaica’s Ministry of Education announced revisions to its Safety and Security Guidelines to address bullying against LGBT students, among others. This marks an important step towards guaranteeing...
July 31, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: On the eve of the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue, scheduled to take place in Cairo on August 2, the Egyptian authorities are demonstrating...
July 31, 2015
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By Radha Desai All eyes were on Malaysia this week in anticipation of the State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. The country’s status would determine if the administration...

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