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June 30, 2016
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By Leah Schulz Last week the State Department released its long overdue assessment of Bahrain’s implementation of the recommendations laid out in the 2011 Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry...
June 29, 2016
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By Elise Adams Ten athletes from South Sudan, Ethiopia, Syria, and the Democratic Republic of Congo will go to Rio this summer to compete as the first ever Olympic Refugee Team. All of the...
June 29, 2016
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By Molly Wooldridge Yesterday the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board convened to hear the case of Musab Umar Ali Al-Mudwani, a thirty-six year-old Yemeni national who has been detained at Guantanamo...
June 29, 2016
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By Haley Agront In 2015 65.3 million people were displaced in what United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has called "the biggest refugee and displacement crisis of our time."  Just...
June 28, 2016
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection has detained shipments of chemicals, textiles, and sugar substitutes made in China as part of an effort to block imports that were likely made using forced labor....
June 28, 2016
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A common misconception: human trafficking always involves a large and elaborate criminal enterprise engaged in systematic exploitation of victims. In reality, it occurs in a wide range of settings,...
June 28, 2016
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By Zahava Moerdler While a variety of factors led to the victory for “leave,” there’s no denying that bigotry played a big role. The xenophobia and racism that marred the Brexit vote appeared to...
June 28, 2016
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Last week the Supreme Court announced its deadlock in Texas v. United States, the case brought by 26 states challenging the Obama Administration’s plan to provide temporary relief from...
June 27, 2016
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By Manya-Jean Gitter In the last two weeks, Texas has the joined the ranks of states enacting pro-refugee policies. On June 16, 2016, the United States District Court Northern District of Texas in...
June 27, 2016
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By Elise Adams  Subhi Nahas, a 28-year-old gay refugee from Syria, served as a grand marshal at the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday. Nahas came to the United States in 2015 after years...

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