Subject 2: Human Rights in the USA

 

(1)  US Universal Periodic Review (UPR):  22nd session (Apr-May 2015), State Party report due on Jan 19, 2015

may prepare a document in advance to submit by September 1, 2014

 

Cf. US Human Rights Committee (HRC) review under ICCPR: in March 2014

too tight to take any action!

 

(2) The Convention on the Rights of Child (CRC) advocacy in the US

a campaign for the ratification by the US; advocacy for the victims; juvenile life sentence without parole

may be combined with UPR submission

 

 (3) Human trafficking in Hawaii, US

International advocacy for Thai trafficking victims in Honolulu.

 

Conduct research on the subject in cooperation with a local NGO so that they can report the situation back to the NGOs in the relevant country

may be combined with the UPR submission

 

(4) CERD, United States

 

United States of America

CAT

Session

CAT Session 53

03 Nov 2014

28 Nov 2014

United States of America

CCPR

Session

CCPR Session 110

10 Mar 2014

28 Mar 2014

United States of America

CERD

Session

CERD Session 85

11 Aug 2014

29 Aug 2014

 

Prepare a shadow report!