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Tacoma, WA- Organizers, activists, fighters and believers from around the country and across Washington state, will converge in Tacoma to rally against detentions and deportations, and call for the right to return of deported communities and families. This event is co-sponsored and supported by over 40 organizations nationwide. The rally will occur at the infamous Northwest Detention Center where many members of the Cambodian and other immigrant and refugee communities are transferred from many places around the country, as their last stop before deportation and often permanent separation from home and loved ones.
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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We remember the life and work of our sister in the struggle for human rights, Berta Cáceres. Having just commemorated World Water Day, we recognize that her life was stolen as she defended the land of the indigenous Lenca people of Honduras against profiteering interests to build a dam that would cut off the water supply for so many Lenca people and impinge on their right to live off their land
Since last Tuesday, the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (UNWGEPAD) has been visiting the US for a fact-finding mission on the experiences of people of African descent in the United States. On Friday, January 29, they will release their preliminary findings at a press conference at noon EST at the UN Information Center in Washington DC.
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USHRN Welcomes Dr. Rosalee Gonzalez as new Executive Director.
The 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.
USHRN's Fighting Injustice through Human Rights Education (FIHRE) training program is taking place in Phoenix, Arizona from 4-6 December 2018.
USHRN hosts a meeting with members of the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (WGEPAD) on October 31, 2018 in NY.
The US Human Rights Network hosted a briefing and listening session with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, Dr. Maria Grazia Giammarinaro in NY.