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    Trafficking in Persons Report

    State Department officials unveiled the annual Trafficking in Persons Report, which examines foreign governments' anti-trafficking efforts.

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    2016 Trafficking in Persons Report

    Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to reporters about the 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which evaluates the efforts of countries around the world to fight slavery. Thailand…

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    Child Sex Trafficking

    Jill Steinberg, with the Justice Department, and the Government Accountability Office’s Greta Goodwin testified at a hearing on the implementation of the Justice for Victims of…

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    Asylum Law in the United States

    Renee Redman talked about the history of Asylum Law in the United States. She argued that prior to the Refugee Act of 1980, the application process for asylum or refugee status was…

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    Freed People's Refugee Camps

    Professor Abigail Cooper talked about what life would have been like in freed people’s refugee camps during and after the Civil War. Professor Cooper spoke at “Reconstruction…

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    Refugee Crisis in Europe, Part 2

    Academics and a German diplomat to the U.S. were speakers at a discussion on the refugee crisis in Europe. They talked about the challenges of quickly taking on and assimilating…

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    Refugee Crisis in Europe, Part 1

    Karen Adams 2016-06-14 09:17:53 update abstract Two academics whose focus is on international migration talked about the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe. They talked about the causes…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Russia

    Officials from the Departments of State and Defense as well as a Russian pro-democracy activist were among the witnesses who testified on U.S. policy toward Russia. The hearing focused…

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    Black Mountain Institute Asylum Program

    Joshua Wolf Shenk talked about the Black Mountain Institute’s City of Asylum program. Founded in 2001, City of Asylum Las Vegas was one of the first program to offer a safe have…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest answered several questions on the White House directive on transgender students and school bathroom. He told reporters that the guidance does not add additional…

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    Political Prisoners in Vietnam

    Vu Minh Khanh, wife of imprisoned human rights attorney Nguyen Van Dai, testified at a hearing on political prisoners in Vietnam. Nguyen Van Dai was detained by the Vietnamese…

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    Isle de Jean Charles Relocation and Climate Change

    Coral Davenport talked about her story on an unusual $48 million federal grant to relocate an entire community in Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, struggling with the impact of climate…

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    Syrian Refugees in the U.S.

    Activists and refugees shared their experiences in Syria, as well as the challenges faced by migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. Other speakers included the State Department’s…

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    Human Rights in North Korea

    South Korean, Japanese, and U.S. State Department officials talked about human rights abuses in North Korea. They discussed trilateral efforts by all three nations, China’s…

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

    State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials testified at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on the United State’s human rights and…

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    The Refugees

    The 1968 U.S. Marine Corps training film instructs U.S. soldiers in Vietnam on how to take care of civilian refugees seeking assistance.

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    Evacuation of Civilians

    This 1945 U.S. Army training film instructs soldiers and military police on how to protect, care for, and process refugees during World War II.

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    State Department 2015 Human Rights Report

    Secretary John Kerry released the State Department’s 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. He identified the Middle East and the conflict in Syria as having the most…

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    Munk Debate on Global Refugee Crisis

    U.K. Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage and author Mark Steyn debate former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour and historian Simon Schama on how developed nations…

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    Syrian Conflict

    Samar Ali talked about the history and current state of the conflict in Syria and her proposals for countering violent extremism in the Middle East. She argued that the Syrian refugee…

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