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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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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: WITNESS

WITNESS uses video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations and empowers people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice, promoting public...
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USHRN Presents Awards to 7 Visionary Leaders at Conference

MEDIA CONTACT Janet A. Dickerson, Media Coordinator 818.900.4028 | Janet@pixelprosemedia.com Seven Visionary Leaders to be Presented with the 2013 US Human Rights Movement Builders Award on Saturday, Dec. 7 in...
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In Human Rights News: Workers' Rights, Racial Discrimination, Healthcare, and More

In Human Rights News: November 23 - 29, 2013 In this week's Human Rights News we find issues related to workers' rights , corporate personhood , abuse in prisons ,...
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ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: Welcoming Event

The Welcoming Event for the US Human Rights Network's biannual national conference was held at the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. The Program introduced participants both to Atlanta's long history of...
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ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: PMAs and Regional and Self Organizing

USHRN is excited to offer the following sessions and space for self-organizing from 4:30pm - 6:30pm on Saturday, December 7. Food Fight: From Local to International, Engaging Communities and Redefining...
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