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    House Debate on Human Trafficking

    House members debated H.R. 181, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015, intended to strengthen investigation and prosecution of human trafficking crimes.

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    Human Rights in Cuba

    Panelists talked about human rights and democratic reforms in Cuba in light of the Obama administration’s late 2014 announcement of normalization of foreign relations between the two…

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    Child Sex Trafficking, Part 3

    Representatives for organizations dedicated to stopping the child sex trade talked about the increasing role of technologyas a valuable tool for tracking down predators.  “How…

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    U.N. Security Council Meeting on North Korea

    The United Nations Security Council held a meeting on North Korea’s human rights record. At the start of the session, the Security Council voted in favor of placing North…

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    U.S. Role in Asia-Pacific Region

    President Barack Obama spoke at University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. He vowed to continue to strengthen ties with allies in the Asia-Pacific region. He also spoke…

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    Panel on Nelson Mandela

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault, author of New News Out of Africa: Uncovering Africa’s Renaissance, Alan Wieder, author of Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid, and Sean…

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    Combating Corruption

    Panelists talked about federal government efforts to combat corruption of public officials abroad and foster foreign citizen opposition to bribery and other forms of public…

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    U.N. Security Council Meeting on Syria

    The United Nations Security Council met to discuss the situation in Syria and ongoing humanitarian efforts The previous day U.N. investigators released their report that found both the…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Marie Harf briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international issues, including ongoing U.S. operations in northern Iraq and criticism of the U.S. human rights…

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    Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on Hamas

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about Hamas using their civilians as human shields. This is a brief portion of his remote interview on CBS' “Face the Nation.”

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    War Crimes Trial of Henry Wirz

    Paul Finkelman talked about the military trial of Henry Wirz, the Confederate commander of Andersonville Prison, where approximately 13,000 Union prisoners died. The concept of war crimes…

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    Missing Children

    John D. Ryan testified on his National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s organization ongoing efforts to find missing children and investigate violent crimes against…

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    Child Trafficking

    The Children and Families Subcommittee of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions convened a hearing to learn more about child trafficking issues facing states. A Health and Human…

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    War Crimes in Syria

    Ambassador Stephen Rapp talked about war crimes and crimes against humanity that have occurred during the civil war in Syria. Topics included the use of chemical weapons and shrapnel…

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    U.S. and U.N. Response to Rwandan Genocide

    Flagler College Political Science Professor Arthur Vanden Houten and Flagler College History Professor John Young taught a class on the the Rwandan genocide and the response by the U.S. and…

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    Human Rights in Iran

    Witnesses testified on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s human rights record since taking office on August 4, 2013. Cler Baheri, an Iranian-born member of the Baha’i community,…

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    Book Discussion on The Fight For the Four Freedoms

    Harvey Kaye talked about his book, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, in which he recalls President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s public…

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    Future of Human Rights

    An international panel discussed human rights law, how human rights are enforced in different countries, and how the rule of law itself becomes part of a culture over time. They also…

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    Next-Generation Human Rights Challenges

    An international panel discussed human rights law. Among other topics they considered major successes as well as unaddressed issues in the human rights movement, the effectiveness of…

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    Human Rights in North Korea

    Michael Kirby, chair of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea, gave the keynote address on the findings and recommendations that came out of a series of…

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