UN rights council makes recommendations for US to improve record

[JURIST] The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) [official website] issued recommendations Tuesday for the US to align its human rights policies and practices with international standards. The recommendations stem from the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) [official website; JURIST report] of the US government’s human rights record before the UNHRC in Geneva. The list of 228 recommendations by other nations included repeated calls to abolish the death penalty [AP report], as well as reduce overcrowding in prisons, ratify international treaties on…

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