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July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. Frank LoBiondo Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. William Pascrell Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. Tom MacArthur Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. Donald Norcross Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
June 25, 2015 Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
June 15, 2015 UPDATED: A Look Ahead -- June 15-19 Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 The Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
May 21, 2015 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Potential Targeting of Federal Employees Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Washington, DC
May 18, 2015 The Urgency of Now: Addressing Reform, Accountability, Equality, and Diversity Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
May 13, 2015 Garrett: USA Freedom Act Doesn't Do Enough to Protect American Privacy Rep. Scott Garrett Washington, DC
May 7, 2015 In Recognition of Mother's Day, Menendez and Cardin Put Forward Two-Track Approach to Ratification of an Equal Rights Amendment Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
May 3, 2015 Press Freedom Critical to "Shine Light in Dark Places,' Says Rep. Smith about World Press Freedom Day Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 Payne Cosponsors Legislation to End Racial Profiling Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
April 15, 2015 The Huffington Post - Our Criminal-Legal System: Justice Doesn't Have to Be Missing from Equation Sen. Cory Booker Unknown
April 9, 2015 The Hill - GOP Lawmakers Voice Support for LGBT Anti-Discrimination Policies Rep. Frank LoBiondo Unknown
April 9, 2015 Menendez Holds NJ Roundtable on Ending Human Trafficking Sen. Robert Menendez Newark, NJ
March 24, 2015 Opening Statement By Chair Chris Smith: Where is the United States? Rep. Christopher Smith Freehold, NJ
March 24, 2015 Rep. Smith, Bipartisan Group of Members Launch the Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Rep. Smith Chairs Hearing on Terrorist Threats to European Jewish Communities Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
March 20, 2015 Helsinki Commission Hearing Reviews Progress Toward Accountability, Justice, and Reconciliation In Northern Ireland Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 The Irish Times - US Lawmakers Told of 'Dishonourable Silence' Over Acts of Collusion in Troubles Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Morning Business Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Booker, Cardin, Reid Introduce Bill to Create Nationwide Standard for Restoring Voting Rights to Americans Released from Prison Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues - Deepening Political and Economic Crisis in Venezuela Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
March 16, 2015 New Jersey.com - N.J. Rep. Payne Pushes Voting Rights, Leads Black Caucus After-hours Speechmaking Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Pallone Speaks to Long Branch High School Government & Politics Students Rep. Frank Pallone Long Branch, NJ
March 9, 2015 Azbarez Armenian News - Senate and House Members Condemn Sumgait, Baku Massacres Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
March 9, 2015 Pallone Travels to Alabama to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Marches from Selma to Montgomery Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
March 9, 2015 Senator Menendez on Announcement to Implement Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 Watson Coleman Marks the 50th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," Selma to Montgomery Marches Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman Ewing, NJ
March 4, 2015 Rep. Norcross to Attend Selma march's 50th anniversary Rep. Donald Norcross Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Letter to King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - Human Rights Advocacy Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Letter to King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques - Human Rights Advocacy Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Nigeria on the Brink? Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 The Shame of Iranian Human Rights Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 In Recognition of the Victims of Sumgait Pogroms Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Human Rights in Cuba: A Squandered Opportunity Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Senate Passes Booker-Sessions Legislation to Award Congressional Gold Medal to Selma Marchers Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Awarding a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who Participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the Final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965 Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 NJ Jewish News Article: Smith recognized for fighting anti-Semitism Rep. Christopher Smith Marlboro
Feb. 24, 2015 Senators Introduce Resolution Commemorating Black History Month Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Sen. Roger Wicker, Rep. Chris Smith to Lead Helsinki Commission Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act: Holding Perpetrators Accountable Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Hearing of the Western Hemisphere, Transitional Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Jan. 19, 2015 Sen. Menendez on Martin Luther King Day Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - U.S. Concessions to Castro Regime Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014 Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2014 Chairman Menendez Applauds Passage of Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2014 Menendez, Kirk Introduce Resolution Expressing US Concern for Rights of Muslim Rohingya in Burma and Southeast Asia Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Nov. 13, 2014 Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of Legislators Announces Bill to Support Hong Kong's Freedom and Democracy Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of Hong Kong - Urging Respect for Democratic Rights Sen. Robert Menendez Newark, NJ
Sept. 18, 2014 Bosnia Today Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2014 Community Policing, Lessons Learned From Ferguson Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
Aug. 22, 2014 Obama Still Using Coercion and Massive Fines in Unconscionable Attack on Religious Freedom Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Aug. 14, 2014 Smith: Gao Zhisheng Suffered "Unspeakable' Torture in Prison Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
July 30, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on Administration's Announcements of Visa Restrictions against Human Rights Abusers in Venezuela Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Deep Concern over Deterioration of Democracy, Rule of Law, Human Rights in Venezuela Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
July 8, 2014 Sens. Paul and Booker Introduce Criminal Justice Reform Legislation Sen. Cory Booker Washington, DC
July 8, 2014 Daily Caller - Rand Paul, Cory Booker Unite to Reform Criminal Justice System Sen. Cory Booker Unknown
July 2, 2014 Payne Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act Rep. Donald Payne Newark, NJ
June 26, 2014 Smith Introduces Torture Victims Relief Bill on Int'l Day to Honor Victims Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Scott Garrett Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. William Pascrell Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 Amendment Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Letter to Thein Sein, President of Burma - Regarding Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 USA Freedom Act Rep. Frank LoBiondo Washington, DC
May 22, 2014 Congressman Sires Supports Legislation to Protect Privacy Rights Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
May 20, 2014 Belarus Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
May 9, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on Attack against Leading Human Rights Activist in Pakistan Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
May 8, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Venezuela Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
May 5, 2014 Chairman Menendez Reacts to Human Rights Watch Report Detailing Abuses, Violations by Venezuelan Security Forces Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Senate Passes Rubio, Cardin, Menendez, Corker Resolution Urging Greater Freedom Of Press In China Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists Rep. William Pascrell Washington, DC
April 4, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement on USAID's Cuba Twitter Program Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
April 3, 2014 Kirk and Menendez Introduce Senate Resolution Commemorating the Armenian Genocide Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Sens. Menendez, Reid on Republicans Denying Cesar Chavez A Deserving Honor Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act Rep. Albio Sires Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act Rep. Donald Payne Washington, DC
March 28, 2014 Sen. Menendez Introduces Cesar Chavez Resolution Sen. Robert Menendez Newark, NJ
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act Rep. Frank Pallone Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on Venezuela Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 Chairman Menendez Statement on UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka Reconciliation Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
March 22, 2014 Chairman Menendez Remarks at German Marshall Fund's Brussels Forum Sen. Robert Menendez Brussels, BE
March 19, 2014 Letter to Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights - Support for Resolution That Includes an International Investigation in Sri Lanka for Crimes Committed During That Country's Civil War Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
March 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Do More To Fight Sex Trafficking Rep. Christopher Smith Unknown
March 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Do More To Fight Sex Trafficking Rep. Leonard Lance Unknown
Feb. 25, 2014 Cardin, Rubio, Menendez and Corker Urge Greater Freedom of the Press in China Sen. Robert Menendez Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2014 Chairman Menendez Condemns Violence in Ukraine Sen. Robert Menendez Bogota, Columbia
Jan. 29, 2014 Supporting the Democratic Aspirations of the People of Ukraine Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2014 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee - International Human Trafficking at Major Sporting Events including the 2014 Super Bowl Rep. Christopher Smith Washington, DC
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