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August 12, 2016
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By Molly Wooldridge Thursday morning, Malaysian national Mohammed Bashir Bin Lap, better known by his alias Lillie, received his initial Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing....
August 12, 2016
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By Kristina Doan Earlier this summer the Center for American Progress and Fiscal Policy Institute released a report titled “Refugee Integration in the United States,” examining how well refugees...
August 12, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. Bahrain’s Sunni-led government continues to attack the country’s leading Shia clerics. In a new development yesterday, Sheikh Maytham Al...
August 11, 2016
Part 2: Dominican Republic By Courtney Thomas "Being gay in the Dominican Republic is kind of a taboo,” a Dominican-American told me recently. The Dominican Republic is one of the few...
August 11, 2016
By Courtney Thomas Part 1: Jamaica As the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, I have always been painfully aware of the deep-seated homophobia in the country. From the hateful dancehall music on...
August 10, 2016
Associate, National Security
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Tuesday morning, the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened to consider the case of Mohd Farik Bin Amin, a 41-year-old Malaysian citizen. Amin has been imprisoned at...
August 10, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is a cross-post from Huffington Post. Money talks in Bahrain. In fact it never really shuts up. The ruling family continues to splurge on a series of vanity projects despite a growing...
August 09, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins This blog is cross-posted from Veterans for American Ideals. Humayun Khan was 27 when he served in the Army’s 1st Infantry Division. The Captain was universally liked among...
August 08, 2016
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By Charlie Mink This blog is cross-posted from Veterans for American Ideals. I joined Vets for American Ideals (VFAI) in February 2016 because I believe our generation of veterans needs a...
August 05, 2016
By Elise Adams Jamaica Pride Week began on Monday with a sports day at the University of the West Indies and has continued with events such as an open mic night, a family symposium, and a...

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