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September 12, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top Items Global Refugee Crisis This Thursday the White House will host an event to celebrate the contributions of refugees resettled in the United States.  The event aims to share...
September 09, 2016
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By Kevin Meister Last week a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied Gitmo detainee Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri’s petition to...
September 09, 2016
By Lewis Golove The past two decades in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been characterized by civil war and mass atrocity, the staging ground of “Africa’s world war.” Since 1998,...
September 08, 2016
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By Elizabeth Toloposky Today the Periodic Review Board (PRB) fulfilled one of the goals listed in the Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay that the Department of Defense released in February: to complete...
September 08, 2016
Researcher
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Ten years ago this week, a batch of men arrived at the U.S. military prison facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The CIA had held these men incommunicado in prisons across the world, tortured and hidden...
September 06, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top Items Congress This month in New York City world leaders will attend two major summits designed to address the ongoing global refugee crisis, the United Nations Summit for Refugees and...
September 06, 2016
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By Amy Morello Last week the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) held a hearing for Mohammed Ahmed Ghulam Rabbani, a 46-year-old Pakistani citizen who has been on hunger strike for more than...
August 31, 2016
Advocacy Counsel
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Silence can be its own type of persecution. It can marginalize an entire social group, driving its members underground, making them afraid to stand up and proudly proclaim who they are, or even...
August 31, 2016
By Kristina Doan and Joe Jenkins Ahead of news that the White House met its goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by September, supporters of refugee resettlement rallied at the National Mall...
August 31, 2016
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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Normally when a senior U.S. official visits a country where serious violations of human rights are taking place, that official can be expected to raise some concerns about them with the host. Yet...

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