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July 12, 2016
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By Zahava Moerdler I will never forget the first time I read Night. I was in 8th grade and my class spent the year learning about the Holocaust. Although Night is not a very long book, I couldn’t...
July 12, 2016
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By Zahava Moerdler On July 5, 13 of the 23 members of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) parliamentary group in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg stepped down after a showdown over antisemitic...
July 12, 2016
By Joe Jenkins In a recent Miami Herald op-ed, two of the country’s most experienced and respected national security leaders made the case for American leadership in the world refugee crisis....
July 11, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from Huffington Post. Six weeks ago the Bahrain launched a new, surprising, wave of repression, and the kingdom’s few remaining voices of dissent have now largely been...
July 11, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top Items Global Refugee Crisis This week, the House Committee on Appropriations will markup the Fiscal Year 2017 State and Foreign Operations Bill. In its current form, the bill proposes a...
July 08, 2016
By Molly Wooldridge Last Friday the Obama Administration released its estimate of how many people it has killed in airstrikes outside of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria since President Obama took...
July 08, 2016
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When governments undertake counterterrorism measures, they may unjustifiably restrict the work of human rights organizations and other nonprofits. But now NGOs should be better protected. In late...
July 08, 2016
The 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, released June 30 by the State Department, ranks countries from Tier 1 to Tier 3 based on their efforts to combat human trafficking. The United States...
July 07, 2016
Associate, National Security
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This morning, Gitmo detainee Abdul Rahim Ghulam Rabbani received his first Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing. Rabbani is a 49-year-old Pakistani citizen who has been imprisoned at Guantanamo since...
July 06, 2016
Equal Justice Works Fellow
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There are more immigration judges on the bench today than ever before—an important step forward in the fight against the ballooning backlog, demonstrating that the Executive Office of Immigration...

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