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November 19, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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About 13.6 million Syrians and Iraqis have been displaced by war, violence, and persecution. Nearly four million of those have escaped to neighboring countries. Two million have left...
November 19, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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As Congress and the White House prepare to discuss a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) for the fight against ISIS, Jack Goldsmith, Ryan Goodman, and Steve Vladeck came together...
November 18, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post.
November 18, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
Last Wednesday a U.S. delegation testified before the Committee Against Torture on compliance with the U.N. treaty. In 2005, then-Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez argued that the treaty did not...
November 17, 2014
Vice President, Communications
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Top News Immigration During a Saturday panel at the Reagan Presidential Library, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson confirmed that President Obama is expected to issue a series of...
November 14, 2014
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By Eli A. Wolff and Mary A. Hums, Institute for Human Centered Design  When people think about sports, they are often captivated by the glitz and glamour of the game. A growing community of...
November 13, 2014
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By: Gleb Latnik, Russian LGBT Activist I was born in a small town in the Ural region of Russia. I realized I was gay as a teen, but it took years for me to accept myself because of the lack of...
November 12, 2014
Vice President, Communications
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Top News TORTURE This week, the United States will appear before the United Nations Committee Against Torture in Geneva to describe its efforts to fulfill America’s obligation to comply with...
November 12, 2014
Guest blog by Careen Shannon, Of Counsel at Fragomen LLP We had been warned about the awful smell outside the detention center, though we were also told that it probably wouldn’t be too...
November 11, 2014
Director, National Security Outreach
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Today is Veterans Day and, for the first time in many years, I will spend it out of uniform. I retired from the Marine Corps last year and entered a new world – that of human rights advocacy.  I...

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