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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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Justice Department Finds Cleveland Police Uses Excessive Force

Cleveland's Division of Police has "engaged in a pattern and practice of using excessive force"
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#udhr204: John Marshall Law School

This post is a part of the #udhr2014 campaign. Check out the campaign webpage for more info! The call for human rights rings loud and clear in Chicago. The people...
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Statement on Eric Garner Case

The refusal to indict sends a message to all that the lives of people of color are not valued
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Center for Victims of Torture Welcomes Committee against Torture Review of United States

Today in Geneva, the United Nations Committee against Torture released concluding observations from its recent review of the United States. The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) issued the following...
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UN Experts Urge Obama to Back Release of CIA Interrogation Report

A group of United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged United States President Barack Obama to support the fullest possible release of the report on Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)...
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