Wednesday, June 17, 2015

ACLU at the U.S. Universal Periodic Review, 22nd Session of the U.N. Human Rights Council Working Group on the UPR, May 2015

On May 11, 2015, the United States went before the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva to defend its domestic human rights record as part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Below are recommendations issued to the U.S. by the UN Working Group on the UPR following the review, divided by issue areas. The Obama administration has until September 2015 to respond to the Working Group's 348 recommendations.
  1. Recommendations on Criminal Justice
  2. Recommendations on Gender Equality, Reproductive Rights & LGBT Rights
  3. Recommendations on Immigration and Migrants' Rights
  4. Recommendations on Indigenous Peoples' Rights
  5. Recommendations on National Security
  6. Recommendations on Racial Justice
  7. Recommendations on Socio-Economic Rights
  8. Recommendations on Treaty Ratification and Establishment of NHRI



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