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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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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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NLCHP: Domestic Human Rights Breakthrough in Effort to End Homelessness

Read message from USHRN member National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty about important advances in efforts to end homelessness in the U.S.
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USHRN Taskforces Launch 2014 Media Campaign

To advance human rights and build a people-centered human rights movement
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