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  • Munich Security Conference Conflict in Syria Panel
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    Munich Security Conference, Conflict in Syria Panel

    Five global security leaders attending the 2017 Munich Security Conference talked about the future of war-torn Syria. Panelists included Brett McGurk, the U.S. special presidential envoy…

    293 views
  • Human Rights Law
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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 the terms used by the movement to inspire…

    739 views
  • Transformations in the Arab World
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    Transformations in the Arab World

    The heads of government from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon and the Palestinian Authority spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about the political and social challenges facing the Arab world.…

    198 views
  • World Human Rights Report
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    World Human Rights Report

    Kenneth Roth spoke to reporters about the release of the Human Rights Watch’s 18th annual 2008 World Report, which included analysis of major human rights issues of 2007, as well as…

    111 views
  • Fairness of Saddam Husseins Trial
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    Fairness of Saddam Hussein\'s Trial

    Legal scholars debated the question, “Did Saddam Get a Fair Trial?” Among the issues they addressed were procedures and evidence used in the trial, the operation of the Iraqi tribunal under…

    223 views
  • World Human Rights Report
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    World Human Rights Report

    Kenneth Roth spoke to reporters about the release of the Human Rights Watch’s 16th annual 2006 World Report, which included analysis of major human rights issues of 2005, as well as…

    54 views
  • Human Rights
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    Human Rights

    Mr. Roth talked by video link from New York City about his group’s annual report of human rights worldwide and the Bush administration’s human rights policy. The Human Rights Watch survey…

    16 views
  • Future of Iraq
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    Future of Iraq

    Participants talked about the future of Iraq and the transfer of sovereignty to the Iraqi people. Among the topics they addressed were holding elections, writing a constitution, the pace of…

    28 views
  • Worldwide Human Rights Survey
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    Worldwide Human Rights Survey

    Mr. Roth spoke about an annual report on human rights issues around the world. The report examined 58 specific countries and made observations about U.S. responses to human rights…

    25 views
  • Police Brutality in Minority Communities
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    Police Brutality in Minority Communities

    Caucus members met to address the issue of police brutality. They heard testimonial accounts of brutality from a number of persons, and concluded with recommendations for solutions.

    424 views
  • Saving and Investing Education Campaign
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    Saving and Investing Education Campaign

    Participants discussed a public education campaign by various government agencies about the importance of public saving and investment. They talked about how to educate U.S. citizens about…

    193 views
  • Annual Report on Human Rights Practices
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    Annual Report on Human Rights Practices

    Subcommittee members heard testimony regarding the annual report on human rights practices around the world. The report is conducted by the State Department. Human rights crusaders and…

    53 views
  • Annual Human Rights Survey
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    Annual Human Rights Survey

    Mr. Roth briefed reporters on the annual Human Rights Watch report. The report criticizes the U.S. on several grounds, especially its failure to sign the international land mine treaty and…

    18 views
  • Human Rights Report
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    Human Rights Report

    Mr. Roth released the organization’s seventh annual report on human rights abuses around the world and what the U.S. is doing about them. He also talked about responses to the survey, which also was…

    16 views
  • Treatment of Minorities Around the Globe
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    Treatment of Minorities Around the Globe

    The panelists discussed how minorities are treated in different areas of the world, focusing on the violation of human rights. Minorities covered included African-Americans, Kurds and…

    41 views
  • China Most Favored Nation Status
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    China Most Favored Nation Status

    Representative Bonior briefed the media on China’s Most Favored Nation trade status. On Monday, various news organizations reported that Secretary of State Warren Christopher had completed his…

    44 views
  • 1993 Human Rights Report
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    1993 Human Rights Report

    Mr. Roth called a news conference to announce the annual Human Rights report of the Human Rights Watch. He stated that, in a general sense, the number of world human rights violations have…

    22 views
  • Situation in Haiti
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    Situation in Haiti

    The American Bar Association International Conference panel on U.S. policy responses to the events in Haiti. The panel discussed the results of the September 1991 coup.

    40 views
  • Human Rights
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    Human Rights

    Mr. O’Dea, Mr. Roth, and Mr. Ryan discussed the state of human rights around the world at the end of 1992, including specific areas of human rights violations in Eastern Europe, Africa, and…

    24 views
  • Recent Developments in the West Bank
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    Recent Developments in the West Bank

    The Europe and the Middle East Subcommittee and the Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee held a joint hearing to take testimony from administration officials, human…

    39 views
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