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October 27, 2014
By Juan Pablo Perez-Sangimino The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is considering three bills on human trafficking, including the controversial Stop Advertising Victims Exploitation (SAVE) Act,...
October 24, 2014
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This is a cross post from The Huffington Post: Parliamentary elections take place in Ukraine on Sunday and are expected to show what direction the under-pressure country is taking. After the...
October 23, 2014
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What do an activist, an actor, and a law firm have in common? They were honored at the Human Rights First Award Dinner on Wednesday night at Chelsea Piers. Ryan Boyette is the founder of Nuba...
October 23, 2014
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By Cara Vasquez, DLA Piper in Houston My client, M, is a four-year old girl. She has experienced more trauma than anyone should in a lifetime. While she was still in her mother’s womb, her father...
October 23, 2014
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This is a cross post from The Huffington Post Dictatorships do a great deal more to create and maintain violent religious extremism than liberalization has done or will ever do, contrary to...
October 22, 2014
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The military commission trials at the prison camp in Guantanamo Bay have been fraught with problems. Hearings are often cancelled at the last minute, and only eight people—of the hundreds who have...
October 22, 2014
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Today marks the CAT Day of Action, a day to call for an absolute end to all torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the U.S. ratification of the...
October 22, 2014
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By Kia Grant, Ropes & Gray LLP When I took my first asylum case, I had no idea what to expect. I had done the training, but I soon realized nothing could fully prepare me for coming face-...
October 21, 2014
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This month, Elisa Massimno appeared on the talk show Conversations in the Digital Age with Jim Zirin to discuss the state of human rights in the world today. On the heels of her inspiring keynote...
October 21, 2014
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By: Michael Joseph, a retired partner at Blank Rome LLP I began representing asylum seekers four years ago following retirement from 50 years as a securities lawyer and regulatory...

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