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October 06, 2015
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
Signal International, a maritime company that reached a $20 million settlement in July over 12 labor trafficking lawsuits, apologized last week as part of the settlement agreement. “Signal was wrong...
October 05, 2015
Vice President, Communications
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Top News Guantanamo This week, the Senate will take up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016, legislation that contains provisions that would make it difficult to...
October 02, 2015
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The latest version of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which authorizes next year’s funding for the Department of Defense, is in the final stages of Congressional approval. Because...
October 01, 2015
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By Adelma Jakupovic The Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) conducted its 22nd hearing on Tuesday to review the case of Abdul Rahman Ahmed, a 36-year-old Yemeni national who has been...
September 30, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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In Her Words "I came to the United States in 2013 through the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights to denounce the El Salvadorian state for the lack of compromise for us, particular...
September 30, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
"Such cooperation is a powerful resource in the battle to eliminate new global forms of slavery, born of grave injustices which can be overcome only through new policies and new forms of...
September 30, 2015
By Katie Masi The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought to...
September 29, 2015
By Timothy Meyers On September 20, 2015, Greeks went to the polls for a general election following the resignation of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of the Syriza-led government. Tsipras had...
September 28, 2015
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By Alice Debarre Today, British Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed the upcoming return of British resident, Shaker Aamer, emphasizing that he was “pleased this has happened, above all because...
September 28, 2015
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
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On September 15, Jaafar Al-Hasabi, a Bahraini citizen granted asylum in the United Kingdom, filed a criminal complaint in Switzerland against Bahrain’s attorney general, Ali Bin Fadhul Al-Buainain....



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