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Factsheet | March 13, 2015
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MYTH: AUMFs never have sunsets. FACT: Ten prior AUMFs (almost a third to the total number of AUMFs) have included sunsets. Recent examples include the 1983 AUMF for Lebanon (18 months)...
Factsheet | March 10, 2015
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“Too often, we have failed to enforce international norms when it’s inconvenient to do so. And we have not confronted forcefully enough the intolerance, sectarianism, and hopelessness that feeds...
Blueprint | March 09, 2015
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The United States is not taking Saudi Arabia’s outsized responsibility for human rights abuses within or beyond the kingdom’s borders seriously enough. President Barack Obama did not raise the issue...
Factsheet | March 02, 2015
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Last update on March 2, 2015. Total Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility Costs Cost of Guantanamo prison facility up to the end of 2014: $5.242 billion Cost for 2014: $397.4 million Not...
Factsheet | March 02, 2015
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Protecting the persecuted is a core American value. The U.S. asylum system has protected thousands of refugees from returning to places where they would face political, religious, or other...
Testimony | February 27, 2015
Contact: Annick Febrey—(202) 888-7608—febreya@humanrightsfirst.org Testimony of Annick Febrey, Senior Associate, Anti-Trafficking Campaign Human Rights First New York City Council...
Factsheet | February 26, 2015
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As Congress debates the Obama administration’s proposal for an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) for the administration’s campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (...
Video | February 26, 2015
  Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Former Chairman and CEO of Carlson, a global travel and hospitality company, speaks about the reality of 21st century slavery and its effect on business in the...