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Giving Refuge: Reflections on Working with Asylum Seekers

11/15/2010

In the newspapers, we read wrenching stories about suffering in faraway places such as Sudan, Rwanda, Congo, and Myanmar; through this work, these stories have become real to me.

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Still Not Out Of "El Pozo": Immigrants With Mental Disabilities Face Continuing Threats to Their Health and Human Rights

10/15/2010

Confinement in detention is among the most painful indignities that a mentally ill immigrant can suffer.

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Justice and Freedom for Haitian Earthquake Survivors in America

06/19/2010

Six months after the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, refugee advocates in Florida and around the country continue to ask themselves how defenders of justice should respond to the incarceration of a group of Haitian earthquake survivors for doing nothing more than following orders from American military personnel.

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Eliminating Fear of Abuse From the Dangers of Detention

05/26/2010

The Prison Rape Elimination Act became law in 2003, but it was not until earlier this year that regulations to implement the law were proposed to be enacted by the Department of Justice. In early May, Physicians for Human Rights submitted comments in support of these proposed standards to prevent, and offer treatment to victims of, sexual abuse in prison.

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Use Your Medical Expertise to Help Persecuted LGBT People Gain Asylum in the US

05/22/2010

On Thursday the New York Times reported the alarming and deeply troubling news that Malawi sentenced Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza, a gay couple, to 14 years in prison and hard labor.

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