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February 22, 2017
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Reports have emerged that a British Islamic State suicide bomber, Ronald Fiddler (aka Abu-Zakariya al-Britani), who detonated a car bomb near Mosul, Iraq, had been a detainee at the U.S. military...
February 17, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
In these first few weeks of the Trump Administration, the president’s often-harmful words have rightfully gotten a lot of attention. But his silences are no less telling. President Trump uses his...
February 17, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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Yesterday President Donald Trump announced that he will issue a new executive order next week "which will comprehensively protect our country" and be "tailored" to the federal court’s decision on his...
February 17, 2017
Senior Advisor
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Dr Mudawi Ibrahim is one of the best known human rights defenders in the world, recognized for his long career in defending rights in Sudan and exposing violations in Darfur. In 2005 Human Rights...
February 17, 2017
Senior Advisor
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This blog is cross posted with The Huffington Post Yesterday’s attack by President Trump on the “dishonest media” who he says are “out of control” was just the latest in a series of...
February 16, 2017
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
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On Wednesday, during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump was asked about the rise of antisemitic incidents since his election campaign. He began...
February 16, 2017
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
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Protests have spread from the suburbs into the city of Paris over the alleged police rape of a young black man. Théo, 22-years-old, says he was beaten, a police baton was forced into his anus, and he...
February 16, 2017
Writer/Editor and Digital Content Specialist
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When veterans take off the uniform their sense of duty remains. And whether a parent, a sibling, a neighbor, or friend, they proudly play the role of citizen AND soldier. Meet Sarah Feinberg...
February 15, 2017
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By Dora Illei As the French presidential elections approach and the race tightens, Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front party seems to have found allies within the U.S. government: Iowa...
February 13, 2017
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By Dora Illei On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, it is customary for the U.S. government to honor its victims, who were primarily Jewish. In last year's statement, for example, the White...

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