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UN Human Rights Committee finds US in violation on 25 counts

Adam Hudson with the San Francisco Bay View writes about the recent United Nations review of U.S. Government compliance with the ratified International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which took place this year in March. Hudson writes..."While President Obama told the country to “look forward, not backward” when it...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Week Nine: Disability and Immigrant Rights

December 2-6, 2013 The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is a global legal framework for disability rights that would help export the values enshrined in the...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Week Eight: Women's Rights

November 25-29, 2013 Women's rights-in particular reproductive rights- is a hot button issue that is playing an ever larger role in the outcome of political races all over the country...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Week Seven: Political Participation

November 18-22, 2013 Week seven of the #UDHR Campaign takes a closer look at how grassroots organizations are defending political participation against nefarious policies aimed at disenfranchising voters, promoting voter...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Week Six: Workers' Rights

November 11-15, 2013 This week we pause to reflect on the recent watershed legislation-the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)- that ensures LGBTQ individuals are not discriminated aginst at work. Week 6...
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Mr. Glenn E. Martin Address at USHRN 2013 Biannual National Conference

"If you care about human rights work, then prisons in America really are the belly of the beast." -Glenn E. Martin In discussing people caught up in the prison system...
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