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U.S. Releases Report on Compliance with Ending Torture at Home and Abroad

On Monday, August 12, 2013, the U.S. Government released its third, fourth, and fifth period reports to the Committee Against Torture. Human rights advocates have been calling on the Obama Administration to release these overdue reports, and so welcome this news. Under the terms of the United Nations Convention Against...
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"In Human Rights News" Compilation of Weekly News Updates

Please note that as of March 2014, we are no longer producing this resource. For up-to-date human rights news, check out our Twitter feed and Facebook page . In 2013, USHRN introduced an “In Human Rights News” feature on our website that provides a weekly compilation of human rights related...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Chicago Anti-Eviction Council

Novermber 5, 2013 Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign (CAEC) works to uphold the human right to housing and ensures that the human right to housing is protected by law and enforceable in...
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ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: Featured Speakers

The US Human Rights Network is excited to begin our rollout of the featured plenary presenters for our biannual national conference ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: Dignity. Justice. Action. We are...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: North Carolina Environmental Justice Network

October 27, 2013 The North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN) believes strongly that all humans have the right to a quality of life that affords them good health and healthy...
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In Human Rights News: Medical Credit Cards, Rape Culture, Immigrant Rights, and more

In Human Rights News: October 12 - 18, 2013 In this weeks human rights news we find issues related to the right to health, environmental justice, violence against women, women's...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: The Praxis Project

Health justice is a human rights issue and is closely related to food policy. The complexity of health justice issues that communities of color are facing is systemic. The Praxis...
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