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US Government Responds to UPR Recommendations

September 1, 2015 Today, the U.S. Government released its addendum to the UPR Report. This document is a response to the 343 recommendations made by the UN Human Rights Council during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the U.S. in May 2015. These responses will be formerly adopted at the...
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2015 U.S. Human Rights Awards Recipients

We are very excited to announce the recipients of our 2015 U.S. Human Rights Movement Builders Awards! Our ceremony honoring these powerful and necessary organizations and individuals will take place during our sixth biannual conference, ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2015: Sharpening Our Vision, Reclaiming our Dreams - this December. We hope...
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CERD review in the news

The CERD committee's review of the U.S. coincided with the death of Michael Brown
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New Orleans New Civil Rights Leaders

Immigrant workers and families who helped rebuild New Orleans show their bravery every day.
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My Statement to the U.S. Delegation at the CERD Review

Hi everyone, It’s 5pm on Thursday, August 15 and I’m drafting this blog post from an empty meeting room in the Palais Nations Building. The CERD review of the United...
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Blog posts from the Geneva CERD review

A collection of the blog posts related to the CERD review on Aug 13 and 14
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