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    2016 Lantos Human Rights Prize

    The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice presented Iraqi parliament member Vian Dakhil with ots 2016 Human Rights Prize. Ms. Dakhil was awarded the prize for her courageous efforts to…

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    Human Trafficking and Slavery

    Actor Ashton Kutcher and Elisa Massimino from Human Rights First testified at a hearing on ways to improve federal support for combating human trafficking and slavery. Mr. Kutcher, co-founder of…

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    After Words with Melissa Fleming

    Melissa Fleming talked about her book A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival, in which she tells the story of a young Syrian woman’s…

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    Pursuit and Prosecution of War Criminals

    Co-authors Alexa Koenig, Victor Peskin, and Eric Stover talked about their book, Hiding in Plain Sight: The Pursuit of War Criminals from Nuremberg to the War on Terror.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters at the White House and responded to their questions on a variety of topics, including the reaction to its handling of an executive order…

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    Senators Feinstein, Schumer and Cotton on Immigration Order Repeal

    Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) unsuccessfully called for a vote on a bill to repeal President Trump’s executive action on refugees and immigration. Senator Tom…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Should U.S. Limit Refugees Based on Religion?” Video clips from the previous day were shown…

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    Child Trafficking

    Panelists talked about policy and law enforcement strategies to combat child trafficking in the U.S. and abroad. Topics included the use of technology to track at-risk children.

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    World War II War Crimes Trials

    Peter Maguire talked about the legacy of the Nuremberg trials and described how, in the 1950s, the Germans questioned the validity of the sentences, which often resulted in pardons or paroles. Gerhard Weinberg…

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    Former First Lady Laura Bush on Human Rights in North Korea

    Former First Lady Laura Bush delivered remarks on human rights in North Korea, followed by a discussion with North Korean refugees on their experiences adapting to life in the U.S. “The Story of North Korean…

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    Former President George W. Bush on Human Rights in North Korea

    Former President George W. Bush spoke about the efect of the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, followed by a panel discussion on the foreign policy priorities of the incoming Trump administration and 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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    American Views on Global Human Rights

    Mark Philip Bradley talked about his book The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century, in which he explores the history of American interest in global human…

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    Global Refugee Crisis

    Panelists talked about the role and coordination of public and private international organizations in addressing the global refugee crisis. Speakers include representatives from the World…

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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 and the Legacy of…

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    America's Cold War Refugee Policy

    Professor Gunther Peck talked about America’s immigration policy toward refugees during the Cold War. He described how people fleeing communist countries, such as Cuba, were given easier…

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    Refugee Resettlement

    Panelists talked about the global refugee crisis and resettlement efforts. Speakers included the regional representative for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and State…

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    Refugee Resettlement

    Obama administration officials testified at a hearing on the Fiscal Year 2017 Refugee Resettlement Program that would increase the number of Syrian refugees allowed in the U.S. Topics…

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    Views of Refugees in America

    Panelists discussed U.S. views on and treatment of refugees. Held at the Skylight Studios of the Annenberg Center for Photography in Los Angeles, photographs of refugee communities in recent…

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    Act for America 2016 Conference, Part 6

    Phil Haney, a former Customs and Border Patrol officer with the Homeland Security Department, talked about his allegations of an Islamic infiltration of the U.S. government. He said that his work tracking people affiliated with the…

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