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  • 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.

  • emThe Tempest Tossedem
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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…

  • Senators Rubio and Cardin Discuss Human Rights in Russia
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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…

  • Melania Trump Presents Women of Courage Awards at State Department
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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.

  • Child Advocates and Investigators Testify on Crimes Against Children
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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.

  • World War II War Crimes Trials
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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…

  • emThe Life We Were Givenem
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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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