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UN Human Rights Committee finds US in violation on 25 counts

Adam Hudson with the San Francisco Bay View writes about the recent United Nations review of U.S. Government compliance with the ratified International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which took place this year in March. Hudson writes..."While President Obama told the country to “look forward, not backward” when it...
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Dr. Carol Anderson to Address USHRN Biannual Conference

In the seminal work Eyes off the Prize: The United Nations and the African American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955 , Dr. Carol Anderson asks us to challenge ourselves and...
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In Human Rights News: Stop-and-Frisk, Abortion Laws in Texas, Environmental Justice, and more

In Human Rights News: October 26 - November 1, 2013 In this week's Human Rights News we find issues related to stop-and-frisk laws, abortion rights, workers' rights and labor, hunger...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: CADRE

November 4, 2013 Led by African American and Latino South LA parents, CADRE has used grassroots, door-to-door community canvassing to engage over 10,000 parents as agents of change since 2001...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Council of Athabascan Tribal Government

November 7, 2013 The Council of Athabascan Tribal Government was formed in September 1985, when the Yukon Flats tribes held a traditional gathering in Fort Yukon to memorialize the last...
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The US Human Rights Network Responds to Federal Appeals Court Block of Stop and Frisk

We, along with USHRN members and allies, are deeply concerned about the federal appeals court ruling to block reforms to New York City's discriminatory Stop and Frisk program," said Ejim...
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