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Action: File ICCPR Issues in January 2019


Submit your issues for the US government's periodic report to the ICCPR. Deadline: January 14, 2019.

Action: File ICCPR Issues in January 2019

A Template to Submit Information to the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent

140529_nx15a_mlarge_fanon_mendes_france_sn635_0Overview: The following is a suggested template for U.S. Civil Society submissions to the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent[UNWGEPAD or Working Group].

A Template to Submit Information to the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent



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Announcing DRUM BEAT 21: USHRN Virtual Gathering

Save the date for DRUM BEAT 21, USHRN's National Gathering taking place September 1-3, 2021. 


Call for USHRN 2021 Human Rights Report Submissions

USHRN invites our members to participate in this year’s Human Rights Report via written research and analysis, or contributing your Stories of the Struggle.


USHRN Welcomes New Deputy Director Eliza Solowiej

As we continue to build toward our vision of a transformative shared leadership process, we are delighted to announce the newest addition to our Coordinating Center team. Please join us in welcoming US Human Rights Network's Deputy Director, Eliza Solowiej, Esq.


Call for U.N. Inquiry into Police Violence and Systemic Racism in the United States

171 families of victims of police violence and more than 270 civil society organizations from around the world are calling on the UN Human Rights Council to establish an independent commission of inquiry into police killings of Black men and women as well as violent law enforcement responses to protests in the United States.


UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Releases Statement on George Floyd Verdict

“This is a momentous verdict. It is also a testament to the courage and perseverance of George Floyd’s family and many others in calling for justice. As the jury recognised, the evidence in this case was crystal clear. Any other result would have been a travesty of justice."


SIGN-ON: Call for Human Rights Council to ensure effective accountability and follow-up to HRC Resolution 43/1

In advance of the final report by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, expected to be presented to the Human Rights Council in June 2021, as mandated by HRC Resolution 43/1, please join us in signing on to two letters from the UN Human Rights Council.