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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 demands an end to cruel family separation and inhumane child detention at the US-Mexico border

PHOENIX - Following alarming reports released in June by a team of independent experts on the inhumane and degrading conditions of Border Patrol facilities where hundreds of child migrants are being detained, the US Human Rights Network released the following statement:

 

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New ILO treaty to end gender-based violence and harassment in the world of work

The US Human Rights Network is pleased to announce that the International Labor Organization (ILO) adopted a groundbreaking Convention and Recommendation on ending violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work at its centenary International Labor Conference (ILC) in Geneva last week.

 

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USHRN stands for the rights of LGBTI communities

Every June marks Pride Month, the internationally recognized celebration of the Stonewall uprising of 1969 that sparked the movement for gay rights in the United States. At the center of this movement were transgender women of color, whose activism has been overlooked in history too often.

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ICCPR Task Force calls on DRL to draft US Fifth Periodic Report

On June 14, 2019, the US Human Rights Network International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) Task Force submitted a letter to the federal Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) signed by 53 civil society organizations. 

 

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USHRN Celebrates Juneteenth with National Call on the IDPAD and discussions on reparations

June 19 marked Juneteenth, an important annual celebration of the freedom of People of African Descent enslaved in the United States.

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Welcome Salimah Hankins, Esq., new USHRN Deputy Director

In her role as Deputy Director, Salimah will oversee the administrative processes within the organization to manage, design and implement leadership programs and work closely with the Executive Director in strategic planning, community relations, and organizational administration.

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