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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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In Human Rights News: Arizona’s Anti-Gay Bill, NextGen Climate Action, Solitary Confinement, and More

In Human Rights News: February 15 – 21, 2014 In this week’s human rights news we find issues related to LGBTQI discrimination, big money, workers’ rights, prisoners’ rights, poverty, environmental...
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USHRN Announces New CERD Taskforce Members

The US Human Rights Network is pleased to announce the selection of nine additional organizational representatives on the CERD Taskforce. The CERD Taskforce serves as the primary coordinating body for...
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USHRN Member Meeting December 8 2013

USHRN held its Member Meeting at the conclusion of the 2013 biannual national conference, ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2013: Dignity. Justice. Action. The meeting was held in Atlanta, Georgia. Members were...
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In Human Rights News: Michael Dunn Trial Conviction, Moral Monday Marches, Minimum Wage Debate, and More

In Human Rights News: February 8 - 14, 2014 In this week's human rights news we find issues related to gun violence and racial discrimination, political protests, workers' rights, the...
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Join a National Call to Action

Spread the word about the National Day of Action for Human Rights and Commemoration of Trayvon Martin
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