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June 10, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Finally, after serving his three year sentence in a Bahrain prison, 47 year-old nurse Ebrahim Demastani has been released. Demastani is one...
June 09, 2015
By Carolyn Tackett More than twenty national security and intelligence experts have arrived in Washington, D.C. to meet with senators to discuss the McCain-Feinstein Amendment, which would...
June 08, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Torture This week in an historic step forward toward ensuring that torture is never again the official policy of the United States, Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA...
June 05, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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Most of the U.S. government’s efforts to fight human trafficking come down to one thing: funding. While there are numerous programs dedicated to providing services to trafficking victims and...
June 04, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
Increasing prosecutions of human trafficking is about more than putting bad guys away, as Dan Lungren, former member of Congress from California, explains: “There is a sense of justice about...
June 03, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Rocked by last week's bombings of Shia mosques in Saudi Arabia which killed dozens of people, Bahrain's government has responded with a...
June 02, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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In His Words “In the Caribbean tourism has been an important economic tool against poverty. Now we want to see if we can use it as a social tool to achieve more human rights. Our Tolerance...
June 02, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Defense Authorization The Senate is poised to consider its FY16 National Defense Authorization Act, a bill that could have significant ramifications for U.S. national security and human...
June 01, 2015
Director, National Security Outreach
Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world.  We see this headline frequently.  Fighting this crime means funding the agencies that are tasked with this...
May 29, 2015
Associate, Anti-Trafficking Campaign
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 to eradicate...