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July 26, 2016
Director, Human Rights Promotion
This blog is cross posted from the Huffington Post. Steven Simon and Jonathan Stevenson’s op-ed in The New York Times, “Why the U.S. Military Can’t Fix Syria,” reveals many of the...
July 26, 2016
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By Molly Wooldridge Last week I attended the first of two weeks of pre-trial hearings in the Guantanamo Bay military commission case against the five detainees allegedly...
July 25, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Immigration Detention Human Rights First today released a new report detailing the increase in asylum seekers held in U.S. immigration detention facilities and the failure of the...
July 25, 2016
Director of Human Rights and Civil Society
This blog is cross posted from the Huffington Post On July 16, a faction of the Turkish military initiated an attempted coup. It disagreed with President Erdogan’s increased politicization of...
July 21, 2016
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By Amy Morello Last Monday the Obama Administration urged a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is illegal. Captain Nathan...
July 19, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from the Huffington Post Remember how a few weeks ago the State Department, almost five months late, finally produced the assessment on Bahrain that Congress had mandated...
July 18, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from the Huffington Post Several leading figures in Bahrain’s civil society who have briefed the State Department on the country’s repression are among those now...
July 18, 2016
Vice President, Communications
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Top News Guantanamo Bay There are 59 motions on the docket for consideration during the next two weeks as the military commission proceedings for the alleged perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks...
July 18, 2016
By Rachel Buchan On July 12, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) and the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International...
July 17, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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Today a Bahraini court dissolved the country's largest opposition group. The move is a sledgehammer in the face of Bahrain's already frail politics, smashing any residual hope...

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