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July 14, 2014
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By Heather Brandon Following the recent advance of the insurgent group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), some commentators have been critical of the Obama administration’s expressed...
July 14, 2014
Top News CHILDREN AT THE BORDER Just days after President Obama released the details of his $3.7 billion proposed supplemental funding request to address the surge in unaccompanied minors crossing...
July 11, 2014
By Sophie Kasakove In a piece for In Sight Crime this week, Daniela Guzman discusses the efforts of financial institutions to crack down on human trafficking. Like any business, human...
July 11, 2014
Assistant, Strategy and Planning / LGBT Rights Campaign
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Julian Robinson, a member of Parliament from Southeast St. Andrew, has joined the ranks of the few public officials taking a stand for LGBT rights in Jamaica. In a public statement before the House...
July 10, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This week the Bahrain ruling family has revealed itself as an increasingly embarrassing, erratic ally for the United States. Monday's decision to kick out State Department Assistant Secretary Tom...
July 10, 2014
Joffe Fellow, Senior Associate
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Honduras has the world’s highest per-capita homicide rate, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, and is (not coincidentally) a major source of unaccompanied children, migrants and asylum...
July 10, 2014
Senior Counsel, National Security
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This is a cross post from Just Security. “Obama’s Blueprint for Fighting Terrorism Collides with Reality in Iraq,” blared the New York Times headline late last week, in a story that set...
July 10, 2014
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By Eric Eikenberry Acknowledging the damage that the sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists has done to his regime’s already tarnished reputation, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi recently said...
July 08, 2014
Associate, Research & Analysis
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Yesterday, in a Daily Beast article about how little attention legislators are paying to NSA-related breaking news, Senator Lindsey Graham was quoted as saying, “I don’t really know about what they’...
July 08, 2014
By Gabriella Rufo As part of its anti-trafficking campaign seeking to disrupt the slavery exploitation network, Human Rights First is calling for accountability and justice for individuals who...

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