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Women, Water, and Human Rights

March was the month to really celebrate women and their role in the human rights movements around the globe. In addition to being Women’s History Month, March calls for the honor and recognition of International Women of Colour Day (March 1), International Women’s Day (March 8) and World Water Day...
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3 Ways to Say #WaterIsAHumanRight On World WaterDay!

Today, the US Human Rights Network joins people across the world to celebrate and recognize World Water Day. Today and everyday, we say: "Water is a human right!" Here are three things you can do today: Changing Climate/Changing Work: Women Leaders on Economic Empowerment & the Human Right to Water...
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United States: UN experts urge President Obama to back full release of report on CIA interrogation abuses

GENEVA (26 November 2014) – A group of United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged US President Barack Obama to support the fullest possible release of the report on...
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Tyrone West, human rights, and #udhr2014

This post is a part of the #udhr2014 campaign. Check out the campaign webpage for more info! Tyrone West was pulled over for a traffic stop in Baltimore on July...
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UN Panel Slams U.S. Record on Police Brutality, Torture, Child Migrants & Guantánamo

As protests continue over the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, the United States is facing pressure internationally over its failure to put a halt to police brutality. In...
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The US human rights record on repeat

Nearly identical statements of concern have come from three separate UN committees
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Justice Department Finds Cleveland Police Uses Excessive Force

Cleveland's Division of Police has "engaged in a pattern and practice of using excessive force"
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