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July 30, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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Tomorrow the International Olympic Committee will choose the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Narrowed down to two, Almaty and Beijing, the IOC is faced with a veritable human rights quagmire...
July 29, 2015
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By Anita Dhanvanthari This Friday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will select the host city for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in 2022. The remaining contestants are Almaty, Kazakhstan...
July 29, 2015
By Solveig Haugen The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought to...
July 29, 2015
National Security Fellow
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After taking detailed notes of my week in Guantanamo Bay, I thought it would be fitting to provide some thoughts and recommendations for future observers and the Office of Military Commissions (OMC...
July 28, 2015
National Security Fellow
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Last week I flew down to Guantanamo to observe the trial of Abd al Hadi al-Iraqi. Originally I was set to spend two weeks on the military base, but we were sent home early when the remaining...
July 28, 2015
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The Obama Administration submitted a petition yesterday seeking a rehearing before the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. The administration wants the court to overturn a three-judge...
July 28, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Today's news that two more policemen have been killed in Bahrain, and others injured, is awful and alarming, but ultimately...
July 27, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News KENYA During his weekend visit to Kenya, President Obama urged government officials to enhance national security by ending government corruption, engaging civil society, and enhancing...
July 27, 2015
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By Olivia Huzenis Ashley Kaper, Managing Attorney at Human Rights First in Houston was recently interviewed by Tucker Wilson, the news director of Houston-based radio network KPFT, about the...
July 24, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
On Monday the Department of State will release its annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The report ranks nations according to their efforts to comply with minimum standards as laid...

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