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ICCPR 2018 Update

In March 2019 , the U.N. Human Rights Committee, the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), will kick off the periodic review process for U.S. compliance with the ICCPR. The U.S. has agreed to receive from the U.N. Human...
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Tell the United Nations to investigate U.S. human rights violations of asylum seekers.

Tear gas and rubber bullets should never be used to attack asylum seekers. Yet, Donald Trump's deportation force used these weapons against unarmed refugee children and families. It also recently closed a major port of entry. And now, his hateful administration is considering a new rule that would require many...
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Tell EPA to Come Clean on Dispersants

The EPA has come under fire for their lack of dispersant use. They have been criticized for not carrying out compulsory toxicity testing on dispersants before they are discharged into open land.
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Petition in Opposition of Industry and Labor Respondents

There is a war ensuing in the Supreme Court over the cross-state air pollution rule (CSAPR), which is in the process of determining whether to hear the lower court decision...
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Tell the President: Cease Deportations

Join the National Day Laborers Organizing Network in calling on Pres. Obama to halt all deportations.
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Join CCR and Urge President Obama to Release Detained Men & Close Guantánamo

After eleven years of detention without charge or trial, most of the 166 men detained at Guantánamo continue into their fourth month on hunger strike. At least 30 men are...
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Joint Statement: Human Rights For All By All

New joint statement calls for human rights to be placed at the core of the new development agenda.
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