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From Guantanamo to Ferguson: America's Torture Record Comes Under Scrutiny

November 12, 2014 - A US delegation to Geneva was grilled by the UN Committee Against Torture today on the country's record of inhuman and degrading treatment in contexts as wide-ranging as its detainee programs overseas, law enforcement practices at home, and its treatment of immigrants, inmates, and LGBT people...
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U.S. failing to eliminate racial discrimination, says UN

On August 29, the United Nations CERD Committee released its Concluding Observations on the United States. There are serious concerns and powerful recommendations throughout the document, including on education, housing, gun violence, police brutality, and immigrant rights. Below is the press release that USHRN drafted. Please feel free to share...
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Indicting our economic, political, and social system

Darren Wilson was not indicted. Our economic, political and social system was.
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16 Days Campaign Demands an End to Gender-Based Violence and Militarism

16 Days Campaign Demands an End to Gender-Based Violence and Militarism! It has never been more imperative to take action toward ending gender-based violence. On November 25, 2014, the Center...
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CWGL Featured in #udhr2014 Campaign

Based at Rutgers University, the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) was founded in 1989. CWGL and USHRN have collaborated for many years on projects and events advancing human rights...
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USHRN Stands with the Family of Michael Brown

We were saddened and outraged that the Grand Jury has decided not to charge Darren Wilson
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