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USHRN Stands with HR Experts and Bodies in Calling for Torture Report Prosecutions

Last week’s release of the CIA executive summary of the torture report comes on the heels of the Concluding Observations that the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) issued after reviewing the U.S.’ compliance with the Convention Against Torture. The review took place on November 12 and 13 in Geneva and...
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From Guantanamo to Ferguson: America's Torture Record Comes Under Scrutiny

November 12, 2014 - A US delegation to Geneva was grilled by the UN Committee Against Torture today on the country's record of inhuman and degrading treatment in contexts as wide-ranging as its detainee programs overseas, law enforcement practices at home, and its treatment of immigrants, inmates, and LGBT people...
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ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: Welcoming Event

The Welcoming Event for the US Human Rights Network's biannual national conference was held at the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. The Program introduced participants both to Atlanta's long history of...
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ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: PMAs and Regional and Self Organizing

USHRN is excited to offer the following sessions and space for self-organizing from 4:30pm - 6:30pm on Saturday, December 7. Food Fight: From Local to International, Engaging Communities and Redefining...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Coalition to Expand Voting Rights

December 2, 2013 The Coalition to Expand Voting Rights was formed in response to growing discrimination against immigrants in this country. Its purpose was to heighten the vital role that...
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UDHR Campaign 2013 Spotlight: Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM)

December 5, 2013 South Asians make up one of the largest undocumented populations in New York City and are often targeted by policies that racially and religiously profile them as...
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Victory! Marissa Alexander home for the holidays

Ms. Alexander released on bond until verdict reached in new trial set for March 31, 2014.
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