PHR strongly urges President Obama to take the opportunity of tonight’s State of the Union address to lay out his human rights agenda. He should explain how he will uphold these core human rights values of the United States and insure that his policies will extend beyond his administration, so that the US once again becomes a beacon for human rights around the world.
PHR is deeply disappointed at today’s Senate vote not to adopt the UN Convention on Persons with Disabilities.
AllAfrica reports on California Representative Karen Bass's appointment of former PHR senior policy associate Eric Williams to Staff Director. Bass is the Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights.
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Columbia University Libraries' Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research announced the acquisition of PHRs' Archives, a collection consisting of records, photographs, video, audio, case files of investigative data, and much more.
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Susannah Sirkin, Deputy Director of PHR, was honored by Tufts University’s Institute for Global Leadership with the Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award.