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Help us take our work to the next level in 2017!

2016 has been a big, busy, and heavy year for all of us. As we hold that, we want to lift up the powerful work we’ve done with our members, partners, and donors over the past twelve months. Support us and help us take our work to the next level...
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Human Rights: More Than a Declaration

Today marks 68 years since the adoption of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The declaration came at the conclusion of World War II, when specific groups of people were targets for eradication, and when natural resources were sacrificed to global militarization fueled by advancing industrialization. It was out...
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Statement on Eric Garner Case

The refusal to indict sends a message to all that the lives of people of color are not valued
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Center for Victims of Torture Welcomes Committee against Torture Review of United States

Today in Geneva, the United Nations Committee against Torture released concluding observations from its recent review of the United States. The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) issued the following...
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UN Experts Urge Obama to Back Release of CIA Interrogation Report

A group of United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged United States President Barack Obama to support the fullest possible release of the report on Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)...
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CAT Concluding Observations Press Release

What the CAT Concluding Observations mean for the human rights movement
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Indicting our economic, political, and social system

Darren Wilson was not indicted. Our economic, political and social system was.
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