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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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ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: Member Meeting

The US Human Rights Network Member Meeting will be held Sunday, December 8, from 4:00pm-6:00pm EST. We hope all members will plan to attend. We will be providing an update...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: The Center for Women's Global Leadership

Based at Rutgers University, the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) was founded as a project of Douglass College in 1989. CWGL and USHRN have collaborated for many years on...
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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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