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Training to Represent Central American Refugees (South Dakota)

This half-day event will provide training to attorneys on representing children and families living in South Dakota who are on the expedited juvenile docket in immigration court in Bloomington, Minnesota.

NCSS Position Statement: Human Rights Education: A Necessity for Effective Social and Civic Learning

The Advocates for Human Rights welcomes the new position statement by the National Council for Social Studies recognizing the importance of human rights education as a necessity for effective social and civic learning.

Ethiopian Oromo Rights Defender, Torture Survivor Flees to U.S.

Born in Ethiopia and of Oromo ethnicity, Mr. B and his family sup­ported the Oromo National Congress and the Oromo People’s Congress Organization instead of the ruling party. He publicly supported a political candidate and friend fighting for Oromo rights, and was arrested, beaten, tortured, interrogated, and threatened with death for his support. Despite staying away from politics, he was again arrested and forced to sign an agreement, promising to pro­mote the government party. He then fled Ethiopia for safety in the U.S.

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