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Regarding Ensuring Humanitarian Border Reception

To: Members of the Biden transition agency review team for the Department of Homeland Security CC: Nominee for Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, Director of the Domestic Policy Council designate Susan Rice, National…
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Daily Brief
All Americans should now rally behind rule of law; internationally, Biden can’t return to business as usual; EU condemns US federal execution in Trump's last days; Uganda heads to the polls after campaign of government repression; and our annual World…
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Crackdown on Critics, Disregard for Accountability

Click to expand Image Inmates protest on the roof a prison building calling…
Inmates protest on the roof a prison building calling for speedier judicial processes and increased protection amid rising cases of Covid-19, Colombo, Sri Lanka, November 18, 2020.
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No Justice for Ongoing Crimes Against Humanity, Apartheid

Click to expand Image Voters wearing face masks to help curb the spread…
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The Chinese government’s authoritarianism was on full display in 2020 as it grappled with the deadly coronavirus outbreak first reported in Wuhan province. Authorities initially covered up news about the virus, then adopted harsh quarantine measures in…
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The government of Prime Minister K.P. Oli proposed new laws curtailing free expression, while stalling on promises to implement transitional justice for abuses committed during the civil conflict that ended in 2006.  The government continued to favor…
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Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the longest-serving ruler in the Arab World, died in January at age 79 after ruling since 1970. Qaboos recommended Haitham bin Tariq, the former culture minister, as his successor and the choice was quickly ratified by the…
Haitham bin Tariq, who became Sultan in January, at al-Alam palace in the capital Muscat on February 21.