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June 23, 2014
During the past few years, the number of people arriving at the southern U.S. border expressing a fear of return to their home countries has increased significantly. To learn more about the increase...
June 20, 2014
The current surge of migrants crossing the southern U.S. border reflects a sharp increase in the number of unaccompanied minors, children crossing with one or both parents, and adults who are seeking...
June 19, 2014
Supporters: Human Rights Campaign, the Council for Global Equality, Human Rights First, PFLAG National, American Jewish World Service, and Global Rights There is an alarming trend of violence and...
June 18, 2014
  Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted nearly 500 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11.   Military commissions have convicted only seven.  ...
June 13, 2014
In 2013, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) equality movement experienced a number of major triumphs, including the overturning of DOMA. Yet, in other countries, the global movement...
June 12, 2014
Human trafficking and migrant smuggling are among the fastest growing criminal activities in the world, affecting virtually every country according to the United Nations.  Trafficking and...
June 10, 2014
Human Trafficking: Defining the Phenomenon Human trafficking is a human rights violation that involves the practice of holding another person in compelled service by force, fraud, or coercion....
June 05, 2014
During the past few years, the number of people arriving at the Southern U.S. border expressing a fear of return to their countries has been significantly increasing. To learn more about the increase...
May 28, 2014
Updated July 8, 2014 European voters elected a new slate of representatives to the European Parliament, ushering in a new slate of far-right, largely pro-Russian parties. Many of these parties...
May 15, 2014
The criminalization of homosexuality in Jamaica dates back to the 1864 Offences Against the Person Act, which calls for a punishment of up to 10 years of hard labor for those convicted of the “...

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