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February 10, 2017
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This blog is cross posted with The Huffington Post Sorry Omran Daqneesh, that photo of you bloodied in the back of an ambulance was unfortunate, but reliable records from Aleppo are not...
February 10, 2017
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By Laura Murchie Yesterday Guantanamo detainee Omar Muhammad Ali al-Rammah, a Yemeni national who goes by the nickname Zakaria, appeared before the Periodic Review Board (PRB) for the second time...
February 09, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This is crossposted from The Huffington Post. The Trump White House is reportedly considering designating the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, or "FTO."  The factual...
February 09, 2017
By Gemma Hallett President Trump’s January 27 executive order, which banned immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and suspended the U.S. refugee...
February 09, 2017
Director, National Security Advocacy
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Despite so much bad news coming out of Washington, we won a major victory this week: President Trump abandoned his threat to reinstate the torture program.    On the campaign trail...
February 08, 2017
Advocacy Counsel, National Security (Joffe Fellow)
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This morning the New York Times released a draft executive order from the Trump Administration that calls for continued use of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The order explicitly...
February 06, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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Tomorrow morning the new Secretary for Homeland Security, General John F. Kelly, will testify before the House Homeland Security Committee. The hearing, “Ending the Crisis: America’s Borders and...
February 06, 2017
Director, Communications Strategies and Media
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TOP ITEMS Muslim Ban Temporarily Halted A decision Sunday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit preserved a lower judge’s order to temporarily halt implementation of President Trump’...
February 03, 2017
Vice President, Advocacy
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The Falcons taking on the Patriots isn’t the only big competition going down in America this weekend.  It seems a clear winner is emerging in the battle between Donald Trump and those who...
February 03, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
This is crossposted from The Huffington Post. Proposals from the Trump administration to change the countering violent extremism (CVE) program started under President Obama to a one focused solely...

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