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June 17, 2014
Senior Counsel, National Security
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It was all sounding very cloak-and-dagger. "I don't know what I don't know," claimed Cheryl Bormann, lead defense lawyer for Walid bin Attash, covered in a floor-length black abaya. "I don't know...
June 16, 2014
Top News CRISIS IN IRAQ This morning, Secretary of State John Kerry said the Obama Administration is willing to talk with Iran about ways to address the current crisis in Iraq. Kerry said he would...
June 12, 2014
Associate, Research & Analysis
In tonight’s HBO History Makers interview with Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State and First Lady expresses her full support for the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report...
June 12, 2014
By Sophie Kasakove In a piece for the Guardian this week, Kate Hodal and Chris Kelly share the story of Myint Thein, a Burmese fisherman who spent two years as a slave on a boat in Thailand. Like...
June 11, 2014
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By Eric Eikenberry Bassem Youssef’s decision to end “El Bernameg”—his weekly satirical take on Egyptian politics and society widely watched in the Arab world—reflects the murky understanding...
June 11, 2014
International Legal Director
Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow
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The recent decision by the Supreme Court in Bond v. United States did not affect the power of Congress under the Constitution to enact legislation to implement an international treaty....
June 11, 2014
By Nicky Lazar This week marks the beginning of the World Cup in Brazil, and with it renewed calls to combat human trafficking. Recently, nuns backed by the Pope launched a campaign called "Play...
June 11, 2014
ACE Rule of Law and Human Rights Fellow
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As Lebanon places new restrictions on Syrian refugees, Secretary Kerry has announced that the United States will provide another $290 million of humanitarian assistance for those affected by the...
June 10, 2014
ACE Rule of Law and Human Rights Fellow
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For a long time, Lebanon commendably refrained from the kind of border “management” that Turkey, Jordan, and Iraq have each engaged in with regard to admitting and hosting Syrian refugees.  Now...
June 10, 2014
By Sophie Kasakove Last week the American Bar Association released a report  on the efforts of Fortune 100 corporations to address human rights violations, including human trafficking and...

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