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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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    Open Phones with Margaret Regan

    Margaret Regan talked about her book, Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire, and responded to viewer comments and questions. She was interviewed at the 2016 Tucson…

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    Panel Discussion on Human Rights

    Panelists talked about human rights. Panelists included Margaret Regan, author of Detained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire; Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The…

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    U.S. Refugee Policy Since World War II

    Professor Maria Cristina Garcia talked about the United States' refugee policy since World War II. She spoke about qualifications to be a refugee and how those have changed as well as…

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    Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe

    Demetrios Papademetriou talked about the migration of Syrian refugees to the European continent and how political leaders there were responding to the crisis. He gave an overview of…

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    King Abdullah II Remarks at Munich Security Conference

    King Abdullah II of Jordan spoke about combating ISIS,* the Syrian refugee crisis, and Palestinian statehood. This speech was part of the 52nd annual Munich Security Conference, an annual…

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    Book Discussion on City of Thorns

    Ben Rawlence talked about his book, City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp, about life in Dadaab Refugee Camp in northern Kenya. The camp, the largest in…

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    Refugee and Visa Programs

    Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing on security concerns related to U.S. refugee and visa policy. Francis Taylor told committee members that the…

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    Super Bowl and Human Trafficking

    Representative Ted Yoho (R-FL) talked about efforts to combat sex trafficking in the U.S., especially as the Super Bowl approaches. He also weighed in on Senator Rand Paul’s (R-KY)…

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    Social Media and Terrorism

    United Kingdom public policy representatives from Google, Facebook, and Twitter testified at a British Home Affairs Committee hearing on their companies' approaches to countering…

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