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April 13, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Equality in Jamaica During his trip to Jamaica last week, President Obama voiced support for the island’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and praised young civil...
April 13, 2015
Senior Associate/Pennoyer Fellow
Last week, the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) announced an important new policy to ban all recruitment fees paid by workers.  By indebting them to the labor recruiter that...
April 13, 2015
Research Associate
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Last week, the judge in the Guantanamo military commission case of accused USS Cole bombing plotter Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, Col. Vance Spath, ordered the pre-trial hearings halted until al-Nashiri...
April 13, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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Bahrain human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s detention was extended another 15 days on Saturday April 11. He was arrested on April 2 after tweeting information about reports of torture in...
April 10, 2015
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By Juliette Suarez  Washington is considering lifting remaining arms restrictions on Bahrain even as serious human abuses persist. Reports of abuse at the infamous Jaw Prison are seeping...
April 09, 2015
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By G. Weber Yesterday Human Rights First hosted a discussion on President Obama’s proposal for an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against ISIL. The panel featured Jennifer Daskal, a...
April 09, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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It’s getting hard to keep track of the case against Elena Klimova and her organization, Children-404. The group’s name refers to the “page not found” Internet error code, signifying the...
April 08, 2015
Assistant, National Security Campaign
This afternoon, a federal jury in Boston found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of all 30 charges stemming from the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013. Dzhokhar, along with his older brother Tamerlan...
April 08, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Yesterday Senator Dianne Feinstein wrote to Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter asking him to end the unnecessary force-feeding of detainees in Guantanamo Bay. The force-feedings violate international...
April 07, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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A homophobic bill sailed through Kazakhstan’s legislature and awaits the president’s signature. Modeled after Russia’s propaganda law, the bill would outlaw the promotion of “non-traditional sexual...

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