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News Releases

The latest updates on our international and domestic human rights response, policy, and research.

June 24, 2022

SCOTUS Forced Birth Decision Violates Human Rights

UUSC responds to Supreme Court decision overturning U.S. abortion rights.

May 5, 2022

“A Roadmap to Eviscerate Rights”: UUSC Condemns Draft Supreme Court Opinion Dismantling Reproductive Rights, Calls for Revitalized Movement to Advance Reproductive Justice

April 1, 2022

An End to Title 42 is Long Overdue

UUSC responds to the CDC’s order revoking authority for Title 42 expulsions by May 23.

March 21, 2022

UUSC Responds to Biden Administration’s Official Determination of Genocide in Burma

This much-needed determination is a small step towards greater accountability for the Burmese military.

March 20, 2022

“Two Years of Title 42 is Two Years Too Many”

On the second anniversary of the Title 42 order, UUSC again calls on Biden to end the Trump-era policy and fully restore asylum access at U.S. borders.

March 14, 2022

Nearly 60 Faith-Based Organizations Tell Biden Administration: “Ukraine Isn’t the Only Nation in Need of Our Compassion”

United States has a “moral mandate” to ensure Haiti’s constitutional democracy is protected

March 10, 2022

Nearly 60 Faith-Based Organizations Tell Biden Administration: “Ukraine Isn’t the Only Nation in Need of Our Compassion”

United States has a “moral mandate” to ensure Haiti’s constitutional democracy is protected

February 24, 2022

UUSC Will Respond to War in Ukraine

Putin’s aggression will certainly lead to human rights violations.

February 11, 2022

“An Astounding, If Long-Overdue, Victory for Justice:” UUSC Applauds the Release of Eight Honduran Human Rights Defenders

February 9, 2022

“We Will Not Look Away:” UUSC Condemns the Wrongful Conviction of Six Honduran Human Rights Defenders

Judgements against six defenders is an abuse of Honduras’ judicial system.