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2015 U.S. Human Rights Awards Recipients

We are very excited to announce the recipients of our 2015 U.S. Human Rights Movement Builders Awards! Our ceremony honoring these powerful and necessary organizations and individuals will take place during our sixth biannual conference, ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2015: Sharpening Our Vision, Reclaiming our Dreams - this December. We hope...
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Registration is OPEN for the USHRN 2015 Biannual Conference!

REGISTER TODAY! All of us at the US Human Rights Network are very excited to announce and share with you that registration is now OPEN for our biannual conference titled, Advancing Human Rights 2015: Sharpening Our Vision, Reclaiming Our Dreams ! It will take place December 10-13 in Austin, TX...
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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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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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