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USHRN Response to the President’s Announcement of a Ban on Trans People from Military

For Immediate Release July 26, 2017 Contact: Jess St. Louis, jstlouis@ushrnetwork.org , (404) 588-9761 x 104 USHRN Responds to the President’s Announcement of a Ban on Trans People in the Military Atlanta, GA -- In the early morning of July 26, in a series of tweets, President Trump announced a...
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CERD Committee Submits Urgent Action On Border Wall

During its' May 2017 session the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) took action on the executive order on US-Mexico wall, particularly as it affects Indigenous Peoples at the border and other communities in the area, under its early warning and urgent action procedures. You can find...
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Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign calls on Administration to commit to equitable financing of universal healthcare now

In response to remarks by Administration officials about the financing of universal healthcare, the Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign issued a statement to remind politicians of the human rights...
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Administration’s announcement of first step toward public participation in state budget process receives mixed review from People’s Budget Campaign

The Vermont Worker's Center says that [a]fter advocating for meaningful public participation in the state’s budget development process, the People’s Budget Campaign today cautiously welcomed the Administration’s announcement of two...
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ABA Urges U.S. to Ratify the CRPD

Proponents call on U.S. to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities by end of 2012.
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USHRN 64 Day Campaign Week Four Summary: Organization Highlights

In commemoration of the 64 th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this year, the US Human Rights Network is highlighting 64 member and partner organizations as a...
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64 Day Campaign Week Four Highlight: Indigenous Alliance without Borders

ABOUT The mission of Indigenous Alliance without Borders is to promote respect for Indigenous peoples’ human, civil, and sovereignty rights; to promote self-determination, rights of mobility and passage in crossing...
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