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Full list and files for all UPR reports submitted to USHRNOct 16, 2019
Click here to download the USHRN Executive Summary Report for the Universal Periodic Review, submitted to the UN in October, 2019.
The following list of reports and summaries were sent in by USHRN members and partners. These reports and summaries were included in the USHRN Executive Summary. Please visit our UPR website to download each report listed below.
1. University of Miami Human Rights Clinic, WhyHunger, FIAN International, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Food Bank of Southern Arizona, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, Northwest Harvest, Syracuse University Nutrition & Food Studies Department, Food for Maine’s Future, Northwest Harvest. The Right to Food in the Context of Political Participation, Equality, and Non-Discrimination.
2. Center for the Right to Water Northwest: The Human Right to Water vs. Industrial Use: The Fight for Water.
3. The Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ); The Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute (HRI); and The Program on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University (ISHR): Ensuring Adequate and Affordable Sanitation on an Equitable Basis.
4. The National Lawyers Guild – International Committee, and the International Association of Democratic Lawyers: United States’ Failure to Put in Place Effective Measures to Protect the Right to Vote.
5. Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute (HRI) & The International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA): Strengthening State and Local Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the United States.
6. The Abortion Care Network, Amnesty International; Black Mamas Matter Alliance; Center for Reproductive Rights; The City University of New York Law School, Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic; National Advocates for Pregnant Women; If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice; National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum; SisterSong, Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective; Women Enabled International.: Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice.
7. The Global Justice Center: Abortion Rights: Submission on behalf of the Global Justice Center.
8. Kelly Miller: Equal Inclusion to Access for Indigent Pro Se Litigates to local and Federal court system Mechanisms.
9. New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement / #HALTsolitary Campaign: NYCAIC #HALTsolitary UPR Submission.
10. MADRE; Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic, CUNY School of Law; Center for Gender & Refugee Studies; Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project: Eroded U.S. Asylum Protections for Gender Based Violence Survivors.
11. Cornell Law School’s Gender Justice Clinic: Sexual Violence in the U.S. Military.
12. University of Miami School of Law: Violations of the Human Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination in the U.S.: Low-Wage, Migrant Workers’ Experiences with Workplace Sexual Harassment.
13. Paula Buchanan, Rebecca Hankins, and Dr. Miguel Juarez: Information Access and Availability.
14. Defending Rights and Dissent: Defending Rights and Dissent.
15. Angry Tias and Abuelas: Abuse And Refoulement Of Asylum Seekers By The United States.
16. Hope Border Institute: Criminalization Of Asylum Seekers And Family Separation As A Genocide Practice.
17. Mama JuN (Mothers’ Justice Network) and Women LEAD Network.: Women’s Rights Violations at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Motherhood, Menstruation and Sexual Violence.
18. T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights; Rabbi Salem Pearce, Rabbi Lev Meirowitz Nelson, Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, and Eliana Chavkin: Discriminatory Practices, Lack of Due Process, and Denial of Basic Rights in U.S. Immigration Policy.
19. Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, University of California, Berkeley: Consequences Of Islamophobia On Civil Liberties And Rights In The United States.
20. Friends of the African Union, Sons and Daughters of Africa, African American Agriculturist Association, African Diaspora Directorate, Keys of the Kingdom, CASH Community Development, Five Point Youth Foundation: Solutions to 400 years of African American History (1619-2019): an African Diaspora Directorate Solution to Racism using the 2020 Universal Periodic Review of the USA.
21. The National Lawyers Guild, International Association of Democratic Lawyers, People’s Action Institute and Rights and Democracy Institute: The Right to Health: How financing affects the right to health care in the U.S.
22. Kelly Miller: Rightful Access of Homeless persons from medical facilities and emergency room services to a 3rdparty Continuum of Care thru Medical Respite facilities.
23. Campaign for Youth Justice: Children Charged as Adults and Held in Adult Jails and Prisons in the United States.
24. Citlalli Mendoza and Ramon Montano, USHRN Students and Education Working Group: U.S. Children’s Right to Educational Equity.
25. Justice Strategies, Patricia Allard: Addressing the Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children of Color in the United States.
26. Julia Perez, MSEE, The Harvest: Legal Child Labor in U.S. Agriculture.
27. Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program, Rogers School of Law, University of Arizona: Criminalization of Indigenous Human Rights Defenders Resisting Extractive Industries in the United States.
28. Indigenous Alliance Without Borders and the International Mayan League: Indigenous Peoples’ Rights to Exist, Self Determination, Language and Due Process in Migration.
29. Virgin Islands Youth Advocacy Coalition, VIYAC and Facilitators of the Decolonization Working Group Virgin Islands Rastafari Sacramental Cannabis Council: Virgin Islanders' Right to Self-Determination & Decolonization.
30. Kelly Miller: Empowering Human Trafficked Victims to Take Back Their Lives.
31. National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty: Housing and Homelessness in the U.S.
32. The Center for the Environment and Human Rights: Environment and Climate Change Denial under the Trump Administration: Fighting Back.
33. Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust: Housing and Homelessness in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
34. New Jersey Red Umbrella Alliance, Desiree Alliance, The Outlaw Project, Best Practices Policy Project and the Black Sex Worker Collective: Human Rights Violations of Sex Workers, People in the Sex Trades, and People Profiled as Such.
The following reports were submitted to the UN by USHRN members, but were not submitted early enough to be included in the USHRN Executive Summary, though they were still submitted to the United Nations on time along with the 34 reports listed above:
1. Coalición de Derechos Humanos, Poder in Action, Puente Human Rights Movement, South Texas Human Rights Center, The Border Network for Human Rights, The Rio Grande Valley-Equal Voice Network, The University of Dayton Human Rights Center, Trans Queer Pueblo: USHRN Immigration Working Group.
2. Justice for Muslims Collective and Muslim Justice League: Government Surveillance of Muslims and Marginalized Communities of Color.
3. The Border Network for Human Rights: God Does Not Exist Here: Torture on the U.S. - Mexico Border.
4. Medical Whistleblower Advocacy Network: Medical Disability, The Common Rule, and the ICCPR.
5. U.S. Human Rights Cities Alliance & Cities UPR Working Group-US Human Rights Network: The Growth of Corporate Influence in Sub-National Political & Legal Institutions Undermines U.S. Compliance with International Human Rights Obligations.
6. Southern Anti-Racism Network: The Criminalization of Black Public School Educators in Atlanta.
7. Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute: Denounce the U.S. criminalization and mistreatment of the homeless.
8. Southeast Indigenous Peoples’ Center: Access to Justice.
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