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  • emOne Long Nightem
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    One Long Night

    Andrea Pitzer talked about her book One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, in which she provides a history of concentration camps that covers four continents and two…

  • Panel Discussion on Refugees
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    Panel Discussion on Refugees

    Panelists talked about refugees. Panelists included Deborah Campbell, author of A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War, and Oscar Martinez, author of A…

  • Senate Committee Considers Sex Trafficking Crime Bill
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    Combating Sex Trafficking

    The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on legislation to combat sex trafficking, specifically a section of the bill that would allow victims to sue internet companies that can…

  • Heritage Foundation Forum Explores Changes to Refugee Admissions Policy
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    Refugee Resettlement

    Experts from the United Nations and State Department talked about the strength and weaknesses of the U.S. refugee resettlement program. The panelists examined the Heritage Foundation’s…

  • State Officials Discuss Immigration and Refugee Policy
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    Immigration and Refugee Policy

    The Center for American Progress co-hosted a discussion with Welcoming America to explore ways state and community leaders are working to engage with immigrant and refugee communities.…

  • Secretary Tillerson Remarks on Religious Freedom Report
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    Secretary of State Tillerson on Religious Freedom Report

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered remarks on the 2016 International Religious Freedom report. Secretary Tillerson outlined some of the highlights of the report. In his comments he mentioned…

  • Washington Journal Jared Genser Discusses Protections for US Citizens Overseas
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    Jared Genser on Protections for U.S. Citizens Overseas

    Human rights attorney Jared Genser talked about what happens when rogue nations seize American citizens.

  • Washington Journal Guadalupe CorreaCabrera Discusses Human Smuggling
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    Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera on Human Smuggling and Trafficking

    Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera talked about the issue of human smuggling and trafficking after 10 suspected migrants died in an overheated tractor trailer in San Antonio, Texas, the previous…

  • Deputy Secretary of State Testifies on Annual Trafficking in Persons Report
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    Human Trafficking

    Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and Susan Coppedge, the U.S. diplomat assigned to combat human trafficking, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the 2017 State…

  • Jewish Refugees on the St Louis
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    Jewish Refugees on the St. Louis

    Historians from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum talked about the journey of the St. Louis and the fate of its passengers. In 1939, some 900 Jewish refugees sailed from Hamburg, Germany,…

  • Heather Nauert Briefs Reporters at the State Department
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Susan Coppedge briefed State Department reporters on the 2017 Trafficking in Persons report, detailing some of the…

  • US Downgrades China in Human Trafficking Report
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    Human Trafficking Report

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a statement on the release of the annual Trafficking in Persons Report at the State Department. President Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, also spoke.

  • Human Rights
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    Human Rights

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former President Jimmy Carter talked about global human rights, American leadership in the world, and the Donald Trump presidency.

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    The Tempest Tossed

    The Tempest Tossed was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mia and Ava Lazar from Blacksburg, Virginia, produced the video. Mia is a freshman at Blacksburg High…

  • Ivanka Trump Leads Bipartisan Meeting on Human Trafficking
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    Ivanka Trump on Human Trafficking

    Ivanka Trump led a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers at the White House on human trafficking. The first daughter delivered brief remarks at the top of the gathering, citing data that 21 million people…

  • Senator Heidi Heitkaml and Cindy McCain Discuss Human Trafficking
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    Human Trafficking

    Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-SD) and Cindy McCain, wife of Senator John McCain (R-AZ), talked about their efforts to combat human trafficking. Among other issues, they discussed instances of…

  • Malala Yousafzai Addresses Canadian Parliament
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    Malala Yousafzai Address to the Canadian Parliament

    Human rights advocate Malala Yousafzai addressed a joint session of the Canadian Parliament. She talked about her work as an advocate for the education of girls. She praised Canada’s refugee…

  • Immigration and Refugees
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    Immigration and Refugees

    Panelists talked about immigration policy and refugees in the United States. Speakers included a former CIA analyst, a Syrian activist, a Muslim adviser to the Trump presidential campaign, and the…

  • Washington Journal Joshua Hammer Discusses the Refugee Crisis
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    Challenges Facing Refugees

    Joshua Hammer talked about his piece in the April 2017 issue of Smithsonian Magazine, in which he highlights the challenges facing refugees. He spoke via Skype. This program was part of a…

  • After Words with Melissa Fleming
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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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