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U.S. Releases Report on Compliance with Ending Torture at Home and Abroad

On Monday, August 12, 2013, the U.S. Government released its third, fourth, and fifth period reports to the Committee Against Torture. Human rights advocates have been calling on the Obama Administration to release these overdue reports, and so welcome this news. Under the terms of the United Nations Convention Against...
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"In Human Rights News" Compilation of Weekly News Updates

Please note that as of March 2014, we are no longer producing this resource. For up-to-date human rights news, check out our Twitter feed and Facebook page . In 2013, USHRN introduced an “In Human Rights News” feature on our website that provides a weekly compilation of human rights related...
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USHRN Announces New CAT Taskforce Members

The US Human Rights Network is pleased to announce the selection of 15 organizational representatives to the CAT Taskforce.
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Border Delegation in DC to Welcome Introduction of Border Accountability Bill

Border Delegation Travels to DC to Welcome Congressmen Pearce (NM-2, R) and O’Rourke (TX-16, D) Introduction of Border Accountability Bill Press Advisory, March 21, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Gabriela...
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USHRN Statement on ICCPR Concluding Observations

Ejim Dike urges USG to take steps to bring U.S. domestic law in line with its human rights obligations
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UN watchdog condemns US for human rights failures

Article posted on MSNBC.com on UN review of U.S. Government compliance with the ratified International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which took place March 13-14 in Geneva, highlighting US...
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UNIVERSITY SIN FRONTERAS: Spring 2014 Course Schedule Announced

UNIVERSITY SIN FRONTERAS LIBERATION SPRING SEMESTER (MAR 26-MAY 14) First Session on March 26, 6-8 PM, at PROJECT SOUTH (9 Gammon Ave SE, Atlanta 30315) EMERY WRIGHT TO PRESENT ON...
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