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USHRN Statement -on the Removal of Immigrant Children from Parents at the Border-

USHRN Statement on the Removal of Immigrant Children from Parents at the US Border The US Human Rights Network (USHRN) strongly condemns the United States (US) practice of separating immigrating children and parents at the US border. USHRN, its members and allies, denounce and call for an immediate end to...
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Poverty in the United States and the Exacerbation of Inequality in the Age of Trump

Poverty in the United States and the Exacerbation of Inequality in the Age of Trump Thursday, June 21, 2018 17:00-18:00 Room XXV Palais des Nations Geneva, Switzerland Despite being one of the world’s wealthiest countries, the United States has 40 million people living in poverty, including 13.3 million children. Recent...
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UPR Submission on the United States Military Justice System's Noncompliance with the ICCPR

By Gene Fidell (Yale Law School), Prof. Elizabeth L. Hillman, Nancy Duff Campbell (of the National Women's Law Center), Amnesty International USA, and The International Commission of Jurists.
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UPR One-Pager

The following is a suggested template for non-governmental organization (NGO) submissions to member governments of the United Nations as part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process.
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Criminal Justice & Human Rights in the United States

This important resource frames issues with the criminal system and of mass incarceration as human rights concerns. It lays out the international human rights laws and legal instruments that protect...
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ICCPR Shadow Report: Toxic Chemicals

United States Compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights The U.S. Government has failed to address the human rights, particularly the right to life, of those living...
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ICCPR Shadow Report: Chicago School Closings

Independent Information for the 107th Session of the Human Rights Committee The City of Chicago, the third largest city in the United States, recently closed 49 public elementary schools—representing 10...
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