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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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Special Rapporteur on Torture's Thematic Report on Children Deprived of Liberty

Special Rapporteur on Torture’s March 2015 thematic report on Children Deprived of Liberty “Significantly, the United States of America is the only State in the world that still sentences children...
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New York Times Article on CA Water Restrictions

April 1, 2015: PHILLIPS, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown ordered mandatory water restrictions for the first time in California history on Wednesday, saying that the state’s drought had reached near-crisis...
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A Report by the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law

The heat in Texas prisons is so severe that at least 14 inmates have died since 2007 in Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) facilities, despite the fact that the...
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USHRN Call for Proposals - ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2015 (Due 6/12)

Submit your workshop or emerging issue proposal for ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2015 by June 12th
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