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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...
July 31, 2015
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
On Tuesday, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) urged the Department of Homeland Security to defend its ability to detain families in the wake of last Friday’s federal district court...
July 30, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
The recently released TIP report shows that several key countries are taking certain important steps to combat trafficking but lagging in other ways. Japan, which maintains the Industrial Trainee...
July 30, 2015
Assistant, National Security Campaign
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Yesterday a HuffPost/YouGov poll indicated that a majority of Americans do not believe the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay will be shut down by the end of President Obama’s term. Their...
July 30, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: President Obama hit many right notes during his trip to Kenya last week - he spoke about the need for civil society inclusion in countering...
July 30, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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Tomorrow the International Olympic Committee will choose the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Narrowed down to two, Almaty and Beijing, the IOC is faced with a veritable human rights quagmire...
July 29, 2015
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By Anita Dhanvanthari This Friday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will select the host city for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in 2022. The remaining contestants are Almaty, Kazakhstan...

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