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Southern Center for Human Rights, Color of Change & Center for Constitutional Rights Host Virtual Day-Long Rep-A-Thon Fundraiser in Support of First Amendment Lawyer Bridge 

The Southern Center for Human Rights, Color of Change, and the Center for Constitutional Rights are proud to announce its inaugural live-streamed virtual fundraiser, Rep-A-Thon, scheduled for May 4th, 2024, from noon until 6:00 PM.


Federal Judge Holds Georgia Department of Corrections Officials in Contempt

A federal court has issued an order holding Georgia prison officials in contempt for their persistent violations of a settlement agreement and court order designed to protect men in the Georgia Department of Corrections’ (GDC) Special Management Unit.


Human Rights Groups Ask International Commission to Investigate Police Killing of U.S. Environmental Activist

Last week, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, The Southern Center for Human Rights, and the University of Dayton Human Rights Center filed a petition before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights requesting a Department of Justice investigation into the 2023 murder of Manuel Esteban Páez Terán (known as “Tortuguita”), an environmental activist who was killed by police while peacefully protesting the construction of Atlanta’s “Cop City” facility.


Judge Grants Injunction to Halt Solitary Confinement

Press Contact: Hannah Riley; 470-867-7530; [email protected] (Atlanta, GA) — Today, United States District Court Judge…