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No More Broken Promises

Saudi Arabia is yet again promising that this is the year it will improve its human-rights record. On March 19, the Saudi government went to the U.N.’s Human Rights Council in Geneva to announce that it will accept the vast majority of changes the U.N.’s monitoring body recommended in October after a routine review. 674 more words

Happy Birthday -Dorthy Height

Dorothy Height: a civil rights heroine, educator and social activist ; She was a woman who had her finger print on all things American and as the President said,” deserves a place in our history”.    3/24/1912 – 4/20/2010

first posted 4/22/2011

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Live from Geneva! It's Crunch Time for the UN's Examination of the U.S. Human Rights Record

The Advocates for Human Rights has a booth at the Minnesota State Fair every year. We have a wheel that fairgoers spin to take a shot at answering a question on a human rights topic. 1,790 more words

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