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April 30, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post:  Yesterday King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a series of royal decrees removing his half-brother Prince Muqrin as Crown Prince and...
April 29, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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Following the deaths of hundreds of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean Sea this month, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt called on the international community to...
April 29, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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 Biography: Ruslan Kim is a dedicated researcher and human rights defender from Kyrgyzstan. He is head of advocacy and public relations for Kyrgyz Indigo,...
April 28, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
On Friday, an editorial in the Houston Chronicle urged for “more funding for our immigration court system,” pointing out that “the underfunding of adjudication has more than doubled the average...
April 28, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post:  Abu Dhabi -- Backed by an impressively lavish lobbying and PR machine -- more expensive than any other middle eastern...
April 27, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News State Department Country Reports Early this week, the U.S. State Department is expected to release its 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The reports are released and...
April 27, 2015
Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow
Last Wednesday, the Senate passed the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 (JVTA) after weeks of delays and controversies. While this is an important step for fighting trafficking, and...
April 27, 2015
By Emily Balan 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...
April 22, 2015
Research Associate
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On his second day in office, President Obama signed an executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay within one year. Six years later, the prison is still open. National security leaders...
April 22, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
This week the New York Times’ Retro Report detailed the story of the only CIA-affiliated person convicted for torture since 9/11, a contractor named David Passaro. He served six years in federal...

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