May 10, 2024
ACLU Statement on UN Special Rapporteur Visit on US Implementation of Right to Education
WASHINGTON – UN Special Rapporteur Farida Shaheed today concluded her 10-day visit to the U.S. to assess education rights issues like academic freedoms, safety in schools, and cl...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Mar 06, 2024
Human Rights Advocates Urge Congress to Support Establishment of a National Human Rights Institution
Coalition’s call to action comes during congressional briefing on lack of progress in implementing U.S. human rights treaty obligations
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Feb 22, 2024
ACLU, ACLU of South Carolina Challenges Prison Policy that Seeks to Silence the Incarcerated
COLUMBIA – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of South Carolina filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the South Carolina Department of Corrections’ (SCDC) tota...
Nov 06, 2023
ACLU Strongly Condemns Anti-Palestinian Immigration Bill
Group calls on lawmakers to reject harmful policy, support Temporary Protected Status for Palestinians as violence continues in Gaza
Nov 03, 2023
United Nations Human Rights Body Calls Out U.S. Failure to Comply with Civil and Political Rights Treaty
GENEVA — The United Nations Human Rights Committee issued a scathing report today castigating the United States’ record on a wide range of issues, including Indigenous rights, ...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Oct 26, 2023
ACLU of Texas Responds to Advancement of Anti-Immigrant Border Bills
AUSTIN, Texas — During a special legislative session, the Texas House early Thursday morning passed three anti-immigrant bills that will impact U.S. citizens and migrants. The vo...
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