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.

Torture does not respect the law and, thanks to its ineffectiveness, does not provide a public service. Sign the petition asking Brigham Young...

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Responding to this morning's release by the Senate Select Committee of its CIA torture report summary, the CEO of international human rights agency...
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The head of international human rights agency the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) this morning decried the Department of State's...
Let Senator Dianne Feinstein know that you support her brave leadership, and urge her not to stop until this report sees the light of day.

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chair...

The Justice Department must immediately conduct full investigations of the murder of Eric Garner and the larger pattern of police brutality...

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, has been bravely calling for the public release of the committee's 480-...
The failure of a Staten Island grand jury to bring charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, who choked Eric Garner to death for...
What happened in Ferguson is symptomatic of larger stresses that all of our communities face. The shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed African...
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This past October, UUSC President and CEO Bill Schulz visited Rice University in Houston, Texas, to discuss the future of human rights. Watch as...

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