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CLE: Asylum Step by Step: "Telling the Story"

Instructs advocates on what to expect during immigration proceedings and how to prepare your client to provide oral testimony under oath.

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.

Man Persecuted for Promoting Northern Cameroon’s Separation

Mr. R was beaten and tortured in his home country of Cameroon after attending a political demonstration advocating for the separation of the English-speaking southern region of Cameroon from the French-speaking northern region. Fearing further persecution, he fled to Belgium where he learned Cameroon had formally requested the Belgian government repatriate Cameroonian nationals, and then headed for the U.S.

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