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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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USHRN petition pressures Hawai’i government officials

We did it! Last week, we successfully delivered our petition [link] against the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project on Mauna Kea sacred mountain, signed by 50 civil society organizations, academic institutions, and Indigenous Peoples around the world. Our signatories represent thousands of concerned individuals across the world. Thank you for speaking up and signing your organization on.


Join six expert panelists on August 16: Ending violence at work

Don’t forget to register for tomorrow’s webinar led by our partners at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University. US Human Rights Network Executive Director Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez will be moderating a discussion between labor rights leaders from four leading organizations on the International Labour Organization's groundbreaking new convention to end violence at work. 


Trump must denounce white nationalist domestic terrorism

Phoenix, AZ - Following the horrific domestic terror attack in El Paso, Texas, the US Human Rights Network released the following statement calling for Donald Trump to take responsibility for his dangerous, racist rhetoric and denounce white nationalist violence.


Interview: LGBTQI activist Sam Brinton on how engaging at the United Nations moved their advocacy back home

Sam is one of the world’s leading advocates for LGBTQ youth. They currently serve as the Head of Advocacy and Government Affairs for The Trevor Project, the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth.


Petition Sign-On: Stop the Thirty Meter Telescope project from desecrating Mauna Kea

Please share the petition with your networks -- let’s work together to mobilize human rights defenders everywhere in support of Kanaka Maoli, Indigenous Peoples, and sacred places everywhere. 


Request for Comprehensive In Loco Visit to the US and Mexico

The US Human Rights Network signed on to this important letter to representatives at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights requesting them to visit the US-Mexico border to consider human rights violations against migrants.