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March 16, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News WAR AUTHORIZATION On Wednesday, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey will appear before the House Armed Services Committee to...
March 16, 2015
ACE Rule of Law Human Rights Fellow
Not too long ago I spent a week in Guantanamo Bay as an observer for Human Rights First. I attended a military commission hearing for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind of the 2000...
March 13, 2015
By Emily Balan The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought...
March 12, 2015
Research Associate
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Yesterday, in a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Secretary of State John Kerry said that even if Congress doesn’t pass an Authorization for the Use Military Force (AUMF) against the...
March 12, 2015
Associate Attorney, National Security
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At yesterday’s hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, three top administration officials—Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, and Chairman of the Joint...
March 12, 2015
Assistant, Strategy and Planning / LGBT Rights Campaign
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This month Latvia's most prominent LGBT organizations, the Association of LGBT and MOZAIKA, were denied public spaces for the much-anticipated EuroPride. The event, scheduled for June 20th...
March 11, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
A year ago today Senator Diane Feinstein took to the Senate floor to make a shocking announcement: the CIA had hacked into computers used by Senate intelligence committee staff as they investigated...
March 10, 2015
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By Darren Gan Five Chinese women’s rights activists are still missing after authorities detained at least ten on March 6. Most of them were preparing a national campaign against sexual harassment...
March 10, 2015
Assistant, Strategy and Planning / LGBT Rights Campaign
One hundred fifty years after the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, America is not yet free of forced servitude. As highlighted in a recent CNN opinion piece by...
March 09, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News WAR AUTHORIZATION On Wednesday morning, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on the president’s request for Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF) against ISIS....

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