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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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Indicting our economic, political, and social system

Darren Wilson was not indicted. Our economic, political and social system was.
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16 Days Campaign Demands an End to Gender-Based Violence and Militarism

16 Days Campaign Demands an End to Gender-Based Violence and Militarism! It has never been more imperative to take action toward ending gender-based violence. On November 25, 2014, the Center...
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CWGL Featured in #udhr2014 Campaign

This post is a part of the #udhr2014 campaign. Check out the campaign webpage for more info! Based at Rutgers University, the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) was founded...
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USHRN Stands with the Family of Michael Brown

We were saddened and outraged that the Grand Jury has decided not to charge Darren Wilson
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