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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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U.S. Gun Violence: A Human Rights Failure

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has given the U.S. a series of failing grades on human rights
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Issue N° 21 of the Human Rights Treaties Division's (HRTD) Newsletter

Civil Society Section Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Human Rights Treaties Division's (HRTD) Newsletter Dear All, We are very pleased to share with you Issue...
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Federal Court Finds NYPD Liable for Unconstitutional Stops-and-Frisks

Press Release from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) [On August 12th], a federal judge found the New York City Police Department (NYPD) liable for a pattern and practice of...
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Gowdy's Misnamed Safe Act Poses Threat To U.S. System Of Justice, Due Process And Human Rights

The Rights Working Group strongly opposes the proposed legislation sponsored by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) which seeks to change the nation’s policies on immigration enforcement by empowering states to create...
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