Civil liberties are human rights

UUSC upholds individual freedoms in the United States and abroad. In collaboration with diverse coalitions, UUSC works to stop violations of civil liberties — like racial and religious profiling, torture, and more. Most recently, UUSC has focused on protecting the rights of asylum seekers and refugees, including torture survivors, in the U.S. immigration process.

Last week, a federal judge ruled that the Obama administration has to stop housing refugee children in jail-like conditions. This decision could...

Tell the Obama administration to comply with the court's decision in Flores v. Johnson...

From UUSC
Human rights agency the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) has hailed as a major victory the decision late Friday by U.S. District Judge...
From UUSC
Carla DeMore, Unitarian Universalist College of Social Justice volunteer, and Mohammad Abdollahi, staff member of RAICES, a UUSC partner, negotiating...
From UUSC
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Tuesday, July 14, 2015 — Human rights organization the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee this morning heralds the release...
From UUSC
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti/CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Monday, July 13, 2015 — Human rights agency the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee said in a statement...
Last year, nearly 70,000 unaccompanied children and 68,000 families fleeing extreme violence in Central America were detained at the U.S.-Mexico...

Celebrating 75 years of advancing human rights.

From UUSC
International human rights agency the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) expressed outrage this afternoon upon learning of a...
From UUSC
An Interview with Dick Scobie Dick Scobie was executive director of UUSC from 1972 to 1998. The following are edited excerpts from an interview with...

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