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UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women to Visit U.S.

By Risa Kaufman, Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute Despite the U.S.’ failure to ratify CEDAW , the Women’s Rights treaty, UN human rights experts will have an opportunity to examine the issue of discrimination against women in the U.S. this coming fall. Members of the UN Working Group on...
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How Did the United States Really Perform in the United Nations Human Rights Review? By the Numbers, the News is Not Good

How Did the United States Really Perform in the United Nations Human Rights Review? By the Numbers, the News is Not Good May 18, 2015 By Radhika Balakrishnan and María Herminia Graterol The United States, so comfortable judging the human rights performance and policies of other countries, had a second...
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In Human Rights News: Michael Dunn Trial Conviction, Moral Monday Marches, Minimum Wage Debate, and More

In Human Rights News: February 8 - 14, 2014 In this week's human rights news we find issues related to gun violence and racial discrimination, political protests, workers' rights, the...
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Join a National Call to Action

Spread the word about the National Day of Action for Human Rights and Commemoration of Trayvon Martin
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In Human Rights News: The Farm Bill, Fracking, Michael Dunn Trial, and More

In Human Rights News: February 1 – 7, 2014 In this week’s human rights news we find issues related to the right to food and food justice, environmental justice, the...
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In Human Rights News: Immigration Raids, Universal Pre-K, Police Brutality, and More

In Human Rights News: January 25 – 31, 2014 In this week’s human rights news we find issues related to immigration, police brutality, prisoners’ rights, prison reform, right to education,...
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Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Receives Visit from UN Special Rapporteur James Anaya

Media Advisory/Press Release Immediate Release: 01/24/14 Contact: Peter Clark, (505)301-5423, lpsupport@whoisleonardpeltier.info "… new consideration should be given to clemency for Leonard Peltier.” Professor James Anaya On Friday January 24, 2014,...
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