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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.

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 Statement on US Withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

ushrn_image_for_hrc_statement2The unfortunate decision of the US government to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council comes amid significant criticism of US human rights violations, including separating immigrating families at the southern border...

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

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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 this cruel and immoral policy.

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Meet our 2018 FIHRE Fellows

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We are excited to announce our 2018 FIHRE Fellows for the summer 2018 cohort of Fighting Injustice with Human Rights Education (FIHRE)!

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Keynote Speakers - Advancing Human Rights 20017

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US Human Rights Network is excited to announce three dynamic speakers delivering Keynote Addresses during the7th Biennial National Convening: Advancing Human Rights 2017. 
 

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USHRN Congratulates its 2017 Human Rights Movement Builders Award Honorees

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During the 7th Biennial National Convening: Advancing Human Rights 2017, USHRN honored 9 recipients for the Human Rights Movement Builders Award.

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Human Rights in Times of Crisis: August 2017 Message from ED

a_message_from_the_ed_slideshow_image_augustMy work in the human rights sector, while pruned by academia, was catalyzed by crisis. Twelve years ago, Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast and in the time since, I have been directly involved in the fight for the human right to return and recover.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to our family, friends and allies facing crisis in South Texas and South Louisiana as Hurricane Harvey completes his path.

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