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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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U.S. failing to eliminate racial discrimination, says UN

On August 29, the United Nations CERD Committee released its Concluding Observations on the United States. There are serious concerns and powerful recommendations throughout the document, including on education, housing, gun violence, police brutality, and immigrant rights. Below is the press release that USHRN drafted. Please feel free to share...
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UN rapporteurs to visit Detroit over water shutoff controversy

Two experts who report to the United Nations on water and housing issues plan to visit Detroit
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USHRN at #FergusonOctober

USHRN's Thenjiwe McHarris advocates for Human Rights in Ferguson
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M. Dunn found guilty of 2012 death of teen Jordan Davis

Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st degree murder in the killing of teen Jordan Davis
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Human Rights Commission visits U.S.-Mexico border

IACHR visited border to monitor human rights situation of children and families
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ACLU Summer 2015 Legal Internship

Apply to be an intern for the ACLU Foundation's Human Rights Program
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