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Sign-On Opportunity: Letter to the U.S. Government to Comply with ICCPR Human Rights Obligations

Jun 7, 2019

Greetings all: 


Please find a link to the sign-on letter urging the U.S. government to respond to the U.N. Human Rights Committee's LOIPR in a timely manner and in compliance with the ICCPR reporting obligations.


Please note the sign-on is for organizations only but do feel free to circulate this to your networks. 

Here is the link to the sign-on form with a copy of the letter: com/forms/d/ 1IaVO2xT1mr6StELPQlKt3TLrdBf83 cUV00HMTtHYcU8/edit?ts= 5cf690c3

Deadline: please sign-on by Weds. June 12, 2019 at 9am PST/Noon EST. The letter will be sent by the end week.

Special thanks again to Jennifer Prestholdt, Carrie Brasser, and Sarah Dávila-Ruhaak for their work drafting the letter.

Feel free to reach out to the USHRN ICCPR Taskforce chairs Elica Vafaie (elicav@ or Jamil Dakwar ( with questions. 

All the best,

Roberto Borrero (Taíno),
International Mechanisms Director, US Human Rights Network