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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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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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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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