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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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    Human Rights in Russia

    Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered keynote remarks at a discussion focused on human rights abuses by the administration of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Both senators…

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    First Lady Melania Trump Remarks at State Department Awards Ceremony

    First lady Melania Trump spoke at the State Department’s 2017 International Women of Courage awards ceremony.

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    Crimes Against Children

    Four law enforcement experts testified at a hearing on efforts to identify and prosecute crimes committed against children, particularly those of a sexual nature perpetrated online.

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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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    The Life We Were Given

    Dana Sachs talked about her book, The Life We Were Givern: Operation Babylift, International Adoption, and the Children of the War in Vietnam. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, there were over 800,000…

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    President's Order on Refugees and Immigrants

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced the president’s latest executive order on immigration and refugees. This…

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    Senator Durbin on Travel Ban

    Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke out against President Trump’s most recent executive order on refugees and immigrants.

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    Late Cold War and Human Rights

    Historians talked about U.S. foreign policy regarding human rights concerns and initiatives during that latter half of the Cold War. They focused on case studies such as Iran, Chile, and Cuba.…

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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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    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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    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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