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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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2013 US Human Rights Builders Award Winner: Willie 'JR' Fleming

Willie "J.R." Fleming is a seasoned community leader and human rights defender. His activism and organizing work began with the devastating impacts the demolition of public housing had on his...
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USHRN Biannual Conference Workshops and Panels Sunday Session

We are excited to announce the workshop and panel sessions for the Biannual Conference. The sessions cover a wide range of issue areas, highlighting critical human rights struggles and victories...
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USHRN Biannual Conference Workshops and Panels Saturday Session 2

We are excited to announce the workshop and panel sessions for the Biannual Conference. The sessions cover a wide range of issue areas, highlighting critical human rights struggles and victories...
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2013 US Human Rights Movement Builders Award Winner: Lenny Foster

Ki’yaa’aanii (Towering House) born for Dziltl’ahnii (Mountain Cove). Maternal grandfather is Ta’baaha (Water’s Edge) and paternal grandfather is Hona’ghaa’hni (One who walks around). Lenny Foster is the Program Supervisor for...
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USHRN Biannual Conference Workshops and Panels Saturday Session 1

We are excited to announce the workshop and panel sessions for the Biannual Conference. The sessions cover a wide range of issue areas, highlighting critical human rights struggles and victories...
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