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May 01, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
In September 2014 President Obama announced that the United States would create a National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct (NAP). As part of the process, participants are publicly...
April 30, 2015
Senior Counsel, National Security
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It’s not that Congress doesn’t work hard enough.  It’s that too many members work way too hard to undermine the goals of U.S. national security and fiscal prudence. That’s what happened...
April 30, 2015
By Claire Duguid Three people were indicted for human trafficking and witness tampering following an investigation of a Peruvian restaurant, Inca’s Secret, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Those accused...
April 30, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post:  Yesterday King Salman of Saudi Arabia issued a series of royal decrees removing his half-brother Prince Muqrin as Crown Prince and...
April 29, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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Following the deaths of hundreds of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean Sea this month, UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt called on the international community to...
April 29, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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 Biography: Ruslan Kim is a dedicated researcher and human rights defender from Kyrgyzstan. He is head of advocacy and public relations for Kyrgyz Indigo,...
April 28, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
On Friday, an editorial in the Houston Chronicle urged for “more funding for our immigration court system,” pointing out that “the underfunding of adjudication has more than doubled the average...
April 28, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post:  Abu Dhabi -- Backed by an impressively lavish lobbying and PR machine -- more expensive than any other middle eastern...
April 27, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News State Department Country Reports Early this week, the U.S. State Department is expected to release its 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. The reports are released and...
April 27, 2015
Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow
Last Wednesday, the Senate passed the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 (JVTA) after weeks of delays and controversies. While this is an important step for fighting trafficking, and...

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