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July 15, 2015
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By Katherine Ryan This week The New York Times released “The Worst Atrocity You’ve Never Heard Of,” a video about the Sudanese government’s bombing of its own citizens, the Nuba people. The...
July 15, 2015
The Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened yesterday morning for a hearing on the transfer status of Salman Yahya Hassan Mohammed Rabei’i, a Yemeni detainee accused of membership in al Qaeda...
July 14, 2015
Associate, Government Advocacy
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Center for Transatlantic Relations will host a screening of The Abominable Crime, a film about homophobia in Jamaica, on July 15th. Register for the event here. In 2006, Time ...
July 14, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post: The Bahraini authorities have started to play a bizarrely macabre version of the Hokey Pokey (itself a peculiar song and dance dating back...
July 13, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Extremism in Hungary This week on Capitol Hill, the Hungarian American Institute is lobbying with a delegation that includes Hungarian Member of Parliament Gabor Seaudt, a member of...
July 13, 2015
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By Carolyn Tackett Last month the Department of Defense (DOD) released its first Law of War Manual since 1956. The 1200-page document is a comprehensive account of how the armed forces interpret...
July 13, 2015
By Derek Claytor As a young eighteen-year-old Marine Private First Class on my first deployment, I was tasked with watching over two detainees suspected of terrorist activities as they were...
July 10, 2015
By Solveig Haugen Eight Guatemalan teenagers were promised an education. Instead they were forced into slavery. Last week FBI agents raided Trillium Farms Ohio, an egg-farming company in Marion...
July 09, 2015
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By Anita Dhanvanthari Today, the European Parliament (EP) passed an urgent resolution calling for the release of imprisoned human rights defenders in Bahrain. One such defender, Nabeel Rajab,...
July 09, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
Elisa Massimino, in an article for Roll Call, writes that the Senate’s passage of the McCain-Feinstein amendment with a landslide bipartisan 78-21 vote is more than a policy victory. On this key...

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