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May 13, 2016
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Secretary of State John Kerry and dozens of heads of state attended yesterday’s London Anti-Corruption Summit, which revealed tensions in...
May 12, 2016
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By Adelma Jakupovic The Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened this morning to assess whether continued detention is necessary for Abd Al Salam Al Hilah or whether he is...
May 12, 2016
Writer/Editor and Digital Content Specialist
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Syrian refugees have become the scapegoats for much of Americans’ anxieties about terrorism, despite the fact that they are rigorously vetted. In fact, experts—including former national security...
May 11, 2016
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By Leah Schulz Yesterday the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) held a hearing for Mohammed Abdul Malik, a 42-year-old detainee from Kenya, to determine whether he represents “a continuing...
May 10, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post: Even by Bahrain’s ruling family’s standards, yesterday’s event was bizarre—a ceremony to somehow mark the full implementation of human...
May 09, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Global Refugee Crisis Last week, the State Department released its official resettlement numbers for April, indicating that it resettled 451 Syrian refugees last month. This...
May 06, 2016
Associate Attorney
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For the second year in a row, hundreds of moms will spend Mother’s Day in family detention centers in Pennsylvania and Texas with their children and babies. During the past year there were promising...
May 06, 2016
Writer/Editor and Digital Content Specialist
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The Guardian reported on a recent Pew poll that found 85 percent of Donald Trump supporters believe that refugees from Iraq and Syria are a major threat to the United States. As for the other...
May 06, 2016
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By Annie Glasser France’s National Human Rights Commission (CNCDH) recently released a report on the fight against racism in France. The CNCDH reported 429 anti-Muslim threats and attacks in 2015...
May 06, 2016
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By Timothy Meyers Last weekend Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party held a conference in Stuttgart to outline the party’s political manifesto ahead of the national...

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