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USHRN and USCAN Statement to UN on the Paris Agreement

Madam Deputy Secretary-General, Mr. President and Members of the Climate Action Stakeholder Consultation: On behalf of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director Keya Chatterjee and the US Climate Action Network membership, I offer my gratitude for the opportunity to address you today. My name is Colette Pichon Battle and...
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We Will Continue to Broaden the Narrative

Last December Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, the UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons especially women and children, conducted an official country visit to the United States. US Human Rights Network (USHRN) staff, members, and partners participated in the visit with an intention of broadening the narrative on human rights and...
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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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