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Shadow Report to the Human Rights Committee on the United States' Compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

September 2013

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PHR submitted a shadow report to the Human Rights Committee (HRC) for its review of the United States’ compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The report finds that the United States has failed to uphold its obligations under the ICCPR by its continued use of indefinite detention. The report also offers recommendations to the United States in in order to address these significant human rights concerns and encourages the HRC to include these recommendations in their U.S. review.

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