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Why The New State Department Panel on Human Rights is Troubling

Tom Malinowski, U.S. Representative (D NJ-7) who served as assistant secretary of  state for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor in the Obama administration, questions the aims of the newly announced Commission on Unalienable Rights to advise Secretary of State Pompeo on the role human rights should play in U.S. foreign policy. 


 10 July 2019  18m