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US Working Group Statement for UNWGEPAD 20th Session

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015-2024 the International Decade for People of African Descent ( resolution 68/237 ) www.un.org/en/events/africandescentdecade . In January 2016, the US Human Rights Network helped coordinate the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent visit to the US. In September 2016, USHRN coordinated...
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WATCH: USHRN Statement at HRC34

We submitted this video & written statement to the debate on racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the context of migration (in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination) at the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council on March 17, 2017 #FightRacisms...
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in...
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UPR Report on the United States Adopted May 15, 2015

348 Recommendations by the UN Human Rights Council on the US Human Rights record
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2001 Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: United States of America

Concluding observations and comments issued by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in response to the U.S. Government initial, second and third periodic reports on its compliance...
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