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October 20, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is a cross post from the Huffington Post The U.S. State Department today reacted to a decision by a Bahraini judge not to release activist Nabeel Rajab from custody and to adjourn his case...
October 17, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Ukraine is fighting more than a war with Russian-backed rebels: it is also fighting for democracy. Now more than ever Ukraine is at the tipping point of either becoming a rights-respecting democracy...
October 17, 2014
Senior Counsel, National Security
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This is a cross-post from the Huffington Post I really hope family members of victims of the 9/11 attacks weren't planning on attending the hearings scheduled at Guantanamo Bay this week. It's bad...
October 16, 2014
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By Carolyn Greco   Twenty four defendants charged with violating Egypt’s controversial protest law may hear a verdict on October 26, according to a ruling today in a Cairo court. Prominent...
October 16, 2014
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By Anthony Hawkins In countries that penalize homosexuality, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people often hide their identities in public to avoid persecution and harassment. Many...
October 16, 2014
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By Rebecca Dixon “My mom said, ‘I’m going to hand you into police.’ What that means is corrective rape. That I can’t see my family anymore. I have received so many death threats. And now I’m...
October 16, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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From Zero Dark Thirty to 24 and even Scandal, people on screen cave when tortured, their secrets unwillingly extracted. But in real life, torture tends to produce bogus info while suspects are...
October 14, 2014
Vice President, Communications
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Top News KERRY TO CAIRO Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo today to participate in an international conference of 50 nations pledging $5 billion to rebuild the Gaza Strip. He met with...
October 14, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is a cross-post from the Huffington Post Within two weeks of releasing leading human rights defender Maryam Al Khawaja from jail the Bahrain authorities detained another. On September 30...
October 10, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Today two champions of the human rights of children, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

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