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

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The New York Times
May 15, 2018

Will the Supreme Court Scrutinize Solitary Confinement? One Justice Offers a Map
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Newsweek
May 9, 2018

ANGOLA INMATES HALT FARMWORK, DEMAND ‘SLAVERY’ INVESTIGATION OF U.S. PRISONS
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Advancement Project
May 4, 2018

Responding and Resisting Against Trump’s Largest ICE Raid

Resources on Human Rights

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Brennan Center for Justice
Apr 20, 2018
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Rights4Girls and the Georgetown Juvenile Justice Initiative
Mar 26, 2018
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Prison Policy Initiative
Mar 14, 2018
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Vera Institute for Justice
Feb 28, 2018

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