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Concern Over New EOIR Policy

The following is a Guest Post by HRI Legal Director Chris Mansour about a letter the organization recently cosigned in concern over a recent change in policy by the Executive Office of Immigration Review: Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, Inc. joined 86 advocacy organizations and more than 275 individual …

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Food for Thought- Screening Room: ‘Diamonds’ in the Rough

Food For Thought is a regular feature profiling books, music, and movies with a human rights angle. Blood Diamond (2006) and “Diamonds” (2008) With  the testimony of Naomi Campbell and Mia Farrow at the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor bringing the topic of blood diamonds to …

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World Humanitarian Day

In case you didn’t know, today, August 19, is the second annual World Humanitarian Day, a day of observance for those who have worked in the promotion of humanitarian causes and those who have lost their lives doing so. According to The Aid Worker Security Database, 278 humanitarian aid workers …