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May 28, 2015
Assistant, National Security Campaign
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“The failure of Congress to act upon the president’s request in a timely manner is a deep breach of our constitutional authority and responsibilities,” Congressmen Walter Jones (R-NC) and Jim...
May 28, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: A few years ago it seemed almost unimaginable. Ireland's overwhelming support of legalizing same-sex marriage is a reminder of how fast...
May 27, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Popular Jamaican reggae singer Etana, whose name means “strength,” is a voice for change in her industry. Jamaican dancehall music often contains violent and homophobic lyrics. When prominent LGBT...
May 21, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Today members of Congress held a press conference condemning the administration’s policy of holding mothers and children seeking asylum in immigration detention facilities. Seeking asylum in the...
May 21, 2015
Associate Attorney, National Security
Last Friday, the House passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year 2016. Since 2009, the NDAA has included provisions that restrict transfers out of...
May 21, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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this blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Today President Obama will meet with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi at the White House. The meeting comes precisely a week after...
May 21, 2015
Research & Analysis Assistant
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On Tuesday, the Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs held a hearing on “The Future of U.S.-Hungary Relations.” It featured testimony from Tad...
May 20, 2015
ACE Rule of Law Human Rights Fellow
Last night, Frontline aired the documentary “Secrets, Politics and Torture,” which takes a chilling look at the creation and implementation of the CIA’s torture program. The documentary reinforces...
May 18, 2015
Vice President, Communications
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Top News Equality Yesterday was International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO), a time to celebrate advocates around the world who work, often at great risk to themselves, to promote...
May 15, 2015
By Claire Duguid A recent New York Times exposé, The Price of Nice Nails, delves into the exploitation behind many of New York's nail salons. From wage violations, worker abuse, and a lack of...

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