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Action: File ICCPR Issues in January 2019

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

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USHRN Report: 2018 Status of Human Rights in the US

ushrn_report_2018_1The US Human Rights Network (USHRN) is pleased to release its seventh annual report on the status of human rights in the United States on December 10th in honor of Human Rights Day.

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Philly Tribunal Testimony Guide

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USHRN Tribunal Testimony Guide for Philadelphia September 2016

On September 17, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA the US Human Rights Network and partners Juntos

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New Infographic on Water and Sanitation in the US

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INFOGRAPHIC Water and Sanitation: A National Human Rights Crisis

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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].

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Framing Questions on Intersectionality

ushrn_2013_conference_logo_0Framing Questions on Intersectionality provides an introduction to the principle and framework of "intersectionality."

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3 Ways to Say #WaterIsAHumanRight On World Water Day!

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Today, the US Human Rights Network joins people across the world to celebrate and recognize World Water Day. Today and everyday, we say: "Water is a human right!" 

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Submit a Shadow Report for the CAT List of Issues!

The time has come again to start preparations for the next review of the United States by the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT). As you may recall, the last review of the United States by the Committee took place in November 2014, and the Committee issued the following recommendations (called Concluding Observations) to the United States.

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The CERD Treaty: Another Tool in the Fight Against Police Violence

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"For 50 years, the CERD treaty has provided a forum for civil society to both praise and censure their country’s efforts at combatting all forms of racial discrimination.  The review process within the treaty serves to highlight issues at the forefront of national debates....

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Social Media for #AdvancingRights2015

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During ADVANCING HUMAN RIGHTS 2015, we will be live tweeting photos and quotes throughout the conference, as well as livestreaming information. We hope that you will join us – we want to share out as much learning, analysis, and power from the conference as we can.  Look for the conference hashtag, #AdvancingRights2015, on Twitter and connect your tweets to everyone else’s!

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USHRN CAT Shadow Report Template Follow-up Issues 2015-16

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 The following is a suggested template for NGO follow-up shadow reports to the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT Committee). 

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2015 CERD Follow-Up Report Template

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The following is a suggested template for NGO follow-up shadow reports to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD Committee) for U.S. review under the International Convention...
 

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2015 UPR Recommendations by the Numbers

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On May 11, 2015 the United States human rights record was reviewed by the United Nations Human Rights Council during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), which resulted in 348 recommendations...


MOREABOUT AN OVERVIEW OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (UPR) RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE US »»

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CAT Civil Society Delegation Guide (November 2014)

CAT Civil Society Delegation Guide (November 2014)

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ICCPR Concluding Observations Table of Contents Report Card Template

ICCPR Concluding Observations Table of Contents Report Card Template

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ICCPR NGO REPORT CARD: A TEMPLATE FOR ADVOCACY

Now is your chance to grade the U.S. Government action on its human rights record for all the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) Concluding Observations (Committee Recommendations)!
 

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ICCPR Shadow Report Template Follow-up Issues_2015

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