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USHRN Stands with HR Experts and Bodies in Calling for Torture Report Prosecutions

Last week’s release of the CIA executive summary of the torture report comes on the heels of the Concluding Observations that the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) issued after reviewing the U.S.’ compliance with the Convention Against Torture. The review took place on November 12 and 13 in Geneva and...
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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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Water Innovation Fellowship Application Open

In honor of its 75th anniversary, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) is launching the Human Rights Innovation Fellowship to support projects with the potential to affect systemic change in the field of human rights.
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Reclaiming MLK’s legacy for a new generation

As we join the call to #ReclaimMLK, we draw on Dr. King’s human rights legacy
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USHRN featured in OHCHR Newsletter!

The OHCHR asks USHRN about organizing around the CAT review
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