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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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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: ACLU

December 4, 2013 The ACLU is a nationwide, nonprofit, and nonpartisan organization dedicated to protecting human rights and civil liberties in the United States. Headquartered in New York City, the...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Ipas

November 25, 2013 Founded in 1973, I pas is a global nongovernmental organization dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion. Through local, national and global partnerships, Ipas...
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In Human Rights News: Worker's Rights, Lethal Injections, LGTBQI Rights, and more

In Human Rights News: November 16 - 22, 2013 In this week's Human Rights News we find issues related to worker's rights, the death penalty, Immigration detention facilities, marriage equality,...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

November 29, 2013 The mission of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is to ensure the fundamental human right to reproductive health and justice for Latinas, their families...
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Call for Applications: 2014 Bertha Fellowship

Opportunity for emerging lawyers (0-2 years out of law school) who are interested in gaining both practical experience working on CCR cases.
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