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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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U.S. Failings Exposed in U.N. Human Rights Review in IPS News

U.S. Failings Exposed in U.N. Human Rights Review By Gustavo Capdevila The human rights exam in Geneva complained that U.S. President Barack Obama has failed to keep his promise to close down the Guantánamo military base. Credit: Shane T. McCoy/U.S. Navy GENEVA, May 12 2015 (IPS) - Without the emperor’s...
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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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In Human Rights News: Keystone Pipeline Southern Section Opens, Special Rapporteur Visits Leonard Peltier, the Aging Prison Population, and More

In Human Rights News: January 18 – 24, 2014 In this week’s human rights news we find topics related to environmental rights, political prisoners, prisoners’ rights, the death penalty, the...
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