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March 25, 2016
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In February former CIA and NSA Director Michael Hayden published a memoir, Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror, which he uses in part to defend the CIA’s use of...
March 24, 2016
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
Several significant lawsuits addressing labor trafficking in supply chains have resolved in the past two months, creating important precedents in state anti-trafficking and consumer protection law as...
March 23, 2016
Associate, National Security
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This morning the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on “The Administration’s Plan to Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility: At What Foreign Policy and National Security Cost?” The...
March 23, 2016
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross-posted from the Huffington Post: This article could not be published in Egypt. At least that’s my understanding of the gag order a judge, Hesham Abdel Meguid, imposed on...
March 23, 2016
By Meghan Hampsey Human trafficking occurs in cities all across the United States. According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), developed economies including North America, the...
March 21, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Torture Last week National Security Advisor Susan Rice announced that the president will begin the declassification of records from Argentina’s “Dirty War” as he travels to...
March 21, 2016
Director, Pillar Project
This month Russia’s legislative body, the Duma, introduced a draft law that would further strangle the work of Russian NGOs. The Duma wants to broaden the definition of “political activity” that can...
March 18, 2016
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By Annie Glasser Ira Forman, the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism at the State Department, recently addressed the third conference of the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for...
March 18, 2016
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
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By Rebecca Sheff and Annie Glasser The French parliament is considering a set of constitutional amendments. One would add provisions to the constitution on the terms for declaring a state of...
March 18, 2016
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By Leah Schulz On Monday, March 21 the trial resumes in the UAE’s prosecution of American citizens Kamal and Momed Eldarat. Arrested in the UAE in August 2014, the Eldarats were held in secret,...

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