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April 04, 2017
Pennoyer Fellow/Researcher & Advocate
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Meet Major Lance Sellon. He’s an Army National Guard Chaplain with deployments to Afghanistan and Africa. He’s also a youth minister, a husband, and a father. And he’s speaking up for the...
April 04, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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As expected, President Trump offered no public criticism of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s human rights record during their meeting at the White House today. White House spokesperson Sean...
April 03, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
The banking industry has started to crack down on traffickers who use their banks, credit cards, and financial institutions to house and transport their illicit profits. In April of 2013 the...
March 31, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will visit President Trump at the White House next week. The visit comes at a time when governments around the world seek to build...
March 24, 2017
By Cassidy Slater In February, the French Parliament adopted a new law establishing a duty of vigilance for businesses, requiring them to monitor their company and supply chains for human rights...
March 22, 2017
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By Laura Murchie A couple weeks ago I traveled to Guantanamo Bay to observe the first week of the pre-trial military commission hearings for detainee Abd al-Rahim Hussein Muhammed al-Nashiri, the...
March 21, 2017
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By Camille Marrero Today Saifullah Abdullah Paracha went before the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) to plead his case for release from the detention facility. A Pakistani national, Paracha...
March 20, 2017
Senior Director, Communications
Top Items Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings Confirmation hearings begin today in the Senate for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin...
March 20, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post The United States and its international partners are making progress against the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS or Da’esh in Iraq...
March 20, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
Last October the AP’s investigation into Hawaii’s multi-million-dollar fishing industry brought light to possible forced labor offenses happening off the coast of the United States. Hawaii has...

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