News & Updates

News

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...
More about USHRN Stands with HR Experts and Bodies in Calling for Torture Report Prosecutions »»
News

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...
More about From Guantanamo to Ferguson: America's Torture Record Comes Under Scrutiny »»

News & Updates

News

UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Coalition to Expand Voting Rights

December 2, 2013 The Coalition to Expand Voting Rights was formed in response to growing discrimination against immigrants in this country. Its purpose was to heighten the vital role that...
More about UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Coalition to Expand Voting Rights »»
News

UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM)

December 5, 2013 South Asians make up one of the largest undocumented populations in New York City and are often targeted by policies that racially and religiously profile them as...
More about UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) »»
News

Victory! Marissa Alexander home for the holidays

Ms. Alexander released on bond until verdict reached in new trial set for March 31, 2014.
More about Victory! Marissa Alexander home for the holidays »»
News

UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Advancing Justice - ALC

December 2, 2013 Advancing Justice-ALC seeks to create a society in which race, immigration, and economic status are not barriers to full social and political participation through multi-racial alliances focused...
More about UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Advancing Justice - ALC »»
News

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...
More about UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: ACLU »»

Pages