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November 20, 2015
Director, Communications Strategies and Media
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The number of refugees in the world today is staggering. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates that there are at least 60 million people displaced worldwide, with 20 million...
November 18, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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I don’t know about you, but over the last few days my social media feeds were a flurry of anti-refugee clickbait. And with more and more governors piling on to try to keep Syrian refugees out of...
November 17, 2015
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
On the heels of the horrific attacks in Paris, far-right groups in France are already escalating their xenophobic rhetoric and mobilizing supporters to turn their anger against refugees and...
November 17, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post. The terrible attacks in Paris on November 13 should serve as a clarifying moment for the Obama Administration. This year the administration...
November 17, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
As part of a series on human trafficking, How to Free Modern Slaves, the Christian Science Monitor is sharing stories of courageous survivors and those that help them find freedom. The...
November 16, 2015
Top News France Attacks Following the tragic November 13 Paris terrorist attacks that claimed more than 130 lives across the city, Human Rights First’s Susan Corke, who was in Paris last week to...
November 13, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
In July the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released its 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. The report ranks countries based on efforts to meet the Trafficking Victims ...
November 12, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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With the detention of prominent human rights defender and investigative journalist Hossam Bahgat, the U.S. government should take this moment to reassess its relationship with the dictatorial...
November 12, 2015
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By Alice Debarre Given the importance of detainee transfers to the effort to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. government should seek to ensure that a detainee recently transferred to...
November 12, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
Trafficking survivors face a long hard road to reclaiming their lives. Even once they are free, their families may be in danger from vindictive traffickers. For some victims, returning home...

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