Basic human dignity is the crux of human rights.  International human rights mechanisms such as the United Nations treaty bodies and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of American States, are critical to the protection of such rights.

Recent news on Human Rights

News
Justice Roundtable
Mar 8, 2019

Restoration Act
News
The Selma Times‑Journal
Mar 8, 2019

Museum inducts public figures, civil rights icons into Hall of Fame
News
USA Today
Mar 8, 2019

Freezing temps, contaminated water are inhumane; people in prison deserve better

Get the newsletter