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July 01, 2015
Vice President, Human Trafficking and Senior Advisor to the CEO and COO
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In the upcoming weeks, the State Department will unveil its Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Released every year since 2001, it’s intended to be a diplomatic tool for the U.S. government to use...
June 30, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat was assassinated on Monday, marking a serious escalation in the increasingly violent struggle against the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. This...
June 30, 2015
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In Their Own Words:  "We are human beings. We are all just like you...walking the streets and other things. We come in all shapes and forms. Some of us are extreme; some of us are...
June 30, 2015
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By Theo Salem-Mackall “Be the change, make history, making history is hot!”   So went the cheeky catchphrase for 2015’s EuroPride celebration, held in Latvia’s...
June 29, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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In the effort to advance the human rights of LGBT people, there have been important victories over the last year. But there have also been tragic reminders that in many parts of the world LGBT...
June 29, 2015
Top News Family Immigration Detention As Independence Day approaches, the Department of Homeland Security has announced reforms that will allow detained families who pass a credible fear or...
June 29, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
Recently, two news articles highlighted the risk children face of becoming victims to the global criminal juggernaut of human trafficking. One article, in the Huffington Post, shone a light on one of...
June 26, 2015
By Carolyn Tackett Today, on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, it is important for the United States to reflect on its painful past as an abuser, its failure to bring...
June 25, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. This week the Kenyan government is hosting a summit on countering violent extremism in Nairobi, a regional conference that follows up on a February...
June 24, 2015
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By Carolyn Tackett The Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) met yesterday to determine the transfer status of Omar Khalif Mohammed Abu Baker Mahjour Umar, allegedly a senior member of the Libyan...

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