United States
           

This page provides one-point access to all collected information concerning United States. The information includes information about specialized institutions, hate crime legislation, reports from inter-governmental organizations, State reports, action plans and other national initiatives.

Latest - IGO reports
Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The neutral countries and the Shoah
International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) (ed.)
Published: Berlin : Metropol ; IHRA, 24 March 2016
(IHRA series ; vol. 2)

Meeting: International colloquium "Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The neutral countries and the Shoah" (Madrid, 24-26 November 2014)


ISBN 978-3-86331-287-9

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Material type: report - research - tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust - genocide - victims - history - Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance
Country coverage: Portugal - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - United States

2014 hate crime data
OSCE ODIHR
Published: Warsaw : ODIHR, 16 November 2015

Press release


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Material type: report
Subject: hate crime - data collection - victims
Country coverage: OSCE region - Albania - Andorra - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Canada - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Holy See - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Latvia - Liechtenstein - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Moldova - Monaco - Mongolia - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - San Marino - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Tajikistan - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Turkey - Turkmenistan - Ukraine - United Kingdom - United States - Uzbekistan
Latest - State submitted reports
Seventh to ninth periodic reports of States parties due in 2011 : United States of America
United Nations (UN). Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 3 October 2013
(Reports submitted by states parties under article 9 of the convention)

Meeting: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (85th session : Geneva)


Doc.no. CERD/C/USA/7-9


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - racism - discrimination - civil and political rights - economic, social, and cultural rights - administration of justice - law enforcement
Country coverage: United States

Fourth periodic report : United States of America
United Nations (UN). Human Rights Committee (HRC)
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 22 May 2012
(Consideration of reports submitted by states parties under article 40 of the covenant)

Meeting: Human Rights Committee (110th session : Geneva, 10-28 March 2014)


Doc.no. CCPR/C/USA/4


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: civil and political rights
Country coverage: United States
Latest - Tools & guides
Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The neutral countries and the Shoah
International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) (ed.)
Published: Berlin : Metropol ; IHRA, 24 March 2016
(IHRA series ; vol. 2)

Meeting: International colloquium "Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The neutral countries and the Shoah" (Madrid, 24-26 November 2014)


ISBN 978-3-86331-287-9

View full text: English

Material type: report - research - tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust - genocide - victims - history - Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance
Country coverage: Portugal - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Turkey - United States

As the witnesses fall silent : 21st century Holocaust education in curriculum, policy and practice
Gross, Zehavit (ed.) ; Stevick, Doyle E. (ed.) ; UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE)
Published: Geneva : UNESCO ; Springer, 11 June 2015

ISBN 978-3-319-15418-3

The publication also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


Material type: tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance - genocide - victims - diversity - education
Country coverage: Austria - Canada - Estonia - Israel - Germany - Latvia - Lithuania - Poland - Spain - United Kingdom - United States
Latest - Other reports & documents
When Islamophobia turns violent : the 2016 U.S. presidential elections
Abdelkader, Engy ; Georgetown University
Published: Washington, DC : Georgetown University, May 2016

On the cover page: The Bridge Initiative : a Georgetown University research project.


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Material type: report
Subject: hate crime - hate speech - Islamophobia - elections - freedom of religion or belief
Country coverage: United States

The Routledge international handbook on hate crime
Hall, Nathan (ed.) Corb, Abbee (ed.) Giannasi, Paul (ed.) Grieve, John G. D.(ed.)
Published: London : Routledge, 2015
(Routledge international handbooks)


ISBN 978-0-415-81890-2

This publication also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


Subject: hate crime - victims - cyber-hate - anti-Semitism - sports - disability - anti-Gypsyism - homophobia - law enforcement - criminal law - perpetrators
Country coverage: EU region - Canada - United Kingdom - United States

Holocaust Memorial Days
Yom HaShoah (date varies with the Hebrew calendar)Start of the Warsaw Ghetto uprisingFull report



National specialized institutions

Human Rights Council
900 E. Main Street, Pocahontas Building, 4th Floor
VA 23219 Richmond
United States
Phone: +1 804 2252 292
Website: http:/​/​chr.vipnet.org/

Minnesota Department of Human Rights
190 E. 5th Street, Suite 700
MN 55101 St. Paul
United States
Phone: +1 800 6573 704, +1 651 2965 663
Email: complaintinfo@therightsplace.net
Website: http:/​/​www.humanrights.state.mn.us/​index.html

New York State Division of Human Rights
One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor
NY 10458 New York, Bronx
United States
Phone: +1 718 7418 400
Email: InfoBronx@dhr.state.ny.us
Website: http:/​/​www.dhr.ny.gov/

United States Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor
1800 G. Street N.W. suite 3422
DC 20006 Washington
United States
Phone: +1 202 2165 882
Fax: +1 202 2165 985
Website: http:/​/​www.state.gov/​j/​drl/

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
1801 L. Street, N.W., 10th Floor, Suite 10109
DC 20507 Washington
United States
Phone: +1 202 6634 002
Fax: +1 292 6634 119
Website: http:/​/​www.eeoc.gov