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...
Oct 18, 2023
United Nations Human Rights Body Holds United States Accountable For Violations of Civil and Political Rights Treaty
GENEVA — For the first time in nine years, the United Nations Human Rights Committee this week reviewed U.S. compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rig...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Oct 04, 2023
ACLU Responds to United Nations Reports on Policing and Racial Justice
GENEVA — Two United Nations reports detailing the ways in which systemic racism infects every facet of our criminal legal system in the United States will be presented before the...
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