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July 22, 2015

Tell President Obama: Putting Economic Gains before the Interests of Victims of Human Trafficking is Not Going Unnoticed

By Hugh Campbell

President Obama and the GOP Congressional leadership squeezed through fast track. Now the Obama State Department is considering removing Malaysia from the “worst of” human traffickers list-- Tier 3 in the State Department’s Trafficking In Persons (TIP) report-- and elevating them to Tier 2, so TPP can include Malaysia and still comply with fast track.   This upgrade is shocking because the Malaysian ...

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President Obama and the GOP Congressional leadership squeezed through fast track. Now the Obama State Department is considering removing Malaysia from the “worst of” human traffickers list-- Tier 3 in the State Department’s Trafficking In Persons (TIP) report-- and elevating them to Tier 2, so TPP can include Malaysia and still comply with fast track.
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This upgrade is shocking because the Malaysian government has done nothing to combat the horrific levels of human trafficking in their country. We must urge President Obama to uphold high standards for human rights, rather than make exceptions for countries when convenient. For more details and to send a message to President Obama and to Congress to let them know that we cannot put economic gains before the interests of victims of human trafficking, by click below:


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A seasoned financial professional, currently providing subject matter expertise on a variety of regulatory topics, including the Dodd-Frank Act, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and overall compliance monitoring. He has previously held positions as Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and Director of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance, is a son of a Philadelphia, Pa. Steelworker and very concerned citizen with regards to the fate of our Republic.

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