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March 21, 2017
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By Camille Marrero Today Saifullah Abdullah Paracha went before the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) to plead his case for release from the detention facility. A Pakistani national, Paracha...
March 20, 2017
Senior Director, Communications
Top Items Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearings Confirmation hearings begin today in the Senate for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin...
March 20, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post The United States and its international partners are making progress against the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS or Da’esh in Iraq...
March 20, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
Last October the AP’s investigation into Hawaii’s multi-million-dollar fishing industry brought light to possible forced labor offenses happening off the coast of the United States. Hawaii has...
March 17, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post President Trump used a rally for his supporters in Nashville, Tennessee on March 15 to rail against the federal court’s block on the latest...
March 16, 2017
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A cellphone video showing the torture of a trans woman, who was later murdered, has caused international outrage and placed the spotlight on the dire plight of trans people in Brazil. In the...
March 16, 2017
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By Laura Murchie Last week I traveled to Guantanamo Bay to observe the military commission pre-trial hearings for detainee Abd al-Rahim Hussein Muhammed al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind of the...
March 15, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
A 2016 Washington Post investigation of the cobalt industry in the Democratic Republic of Congo brought to light the dangerous conditions that miners there face. Per the report, it is estimated that...
March 15, 2017
Senior Advisor
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This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. Being audited is never fun, but when it’s part of a government witch-hunt against legitimate dissent it’s particularly frustrating and exhausting....
March 14, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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The Trump Administration is ramping up its efforts to strengthen security cooperation with Egypt. This is probably the right thing to do, provided it’s coupled with an effort to press Egypt on human...

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