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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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In Human Rights News: Lethal Injection, Water Pollution, Net Neutrality, and More

In Human Rights News: January 11 – 17, 2014 In this week’s Human Rights News we find issues related to the death penalty, environmental rights, net neutrality, the school-to-prison pipeline,...
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U.S. District Judge Rules Oklahoma Ban on Marriage Equality Unconstitutional

From our friends at the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) : Today U.S. District Judge Terence Kern ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional. His ruling is stayed pending...
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In Human Rights News: Homelessness, Marriage Equality in Utah, West Virginia Chemical Spill, and More

In Human Rights News: January 4 - 10, 2014 In this week's Human Rights News we find issues related to homelessness, marriage equality, environmental justice, racial discrimination, juvenile justice, workers'...
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Atlanta and Surrounding Counties Recognize USHRN and Human Rights Day and Week

The US Human Rights Network is proud to announce that the Metro-Atlanta counties of Fulton and DeKalb have proclaimed December 10, 2013 as Human Rights Day, and the week that...
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MSNBC.com: Does the US meet its own international human-rights standards?

MSNBC.com article highlighting USHRN work to ensure full UN review of U.S. Government record to protect civil and political rights
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