Prison inmates “do not forfeit all constitutional protections by reason of their conviction and confinement in prison.”

U.S. Supreme Court, Bell v. Wolfish, 441 U.S. 520, 545 (1979)

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USET, Seattle Human Rights Commission Join Cries to United Nations For Inquiry Re: American Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Rights

Aug 1st, 2014

On August 1, the 26-tribe association, United South & Eastern Tribes (USET), and the Seattle Human Rights Commission joined a coalition lead by Huy that is decrying the United States’…

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United Nations Called Upon to Address America’s Violation of Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedoms

Jul 28th, 2014

American Indian Peoples, Civil Liberties Advocates File Report, Join International Diplomatic Inquiries of the United States On Friday, Huy and a coalition anchored by the National Congress of American Indians,…

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Huy’s Genesis/Work Chronicled in Indian Country Today

Jun 1st, 2014

Huy Board Chairman Gabriel Galanda chronicles the beginning and ongoing work of Huy, in “Defending the Religious Rights of Native Prisoners.”  The article was originally printed by the Indian Country…

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Huy Board Chair Gabe Galanda Publishes Re: Local/Global Native Prisoners’ Religious Rights Movement

May 11th, 2014

Huy Board Chairman Gabriel Galanda published “To Geneva With Love: Native Prisoners’ Religious Rights Movement Goes Global.” The article appears in the May edition of King County’s Bar Bulletin, which…

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NCAI President Presses Sec. State Kerry Re: UN American Indigenous Prisoners’ Rights Inquiry

Apr 20th, 2014

On April 18, 2014, NCAI President Brian Cladoosby implored U.S. Department of State Secretary to respond to a June 5, 2013 inquiry from the Honorable James Anaya, the United Nations…

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Federal Court Denies Native Hawaiian Prisoners’ Religious Rights

Apr 2nd, 2014

In a case in which Huy appeared as friend of the court, the U.S. District Court in Hawaii rejected various religious rights claims brought by Native Hawaiian prisoners. Huy was…

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UN Human Rights Committee Criticizes United States’ Indigenous Religious Rights Record

Mar 30th, 2014

On Thursday, the United Nations Human Rights Committee issued a report criticizing the United States’ record on American Indian sacred sites and religious freedoms. The “Concluding Observations” from the committee, made…

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State Department Ignores UN Inquiry Re: Indigenous Prisoner Rights Violations

Mar 29th, 2014

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples recently published a letter of inquiry that he and the the…

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Huy Signs On to Supreme Court Brief Re: Native Prisoners’ Religious Rights

Mar 14th, 2014

Huy signed on to a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief along with the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) and National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). The brief urges the High…

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American Indian, Civil Liberties Advocates Further Call Upon UN Human Rights Committee For Inquiry Into The United States’ Violation of Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedoms

Feb 16th, 2014

American Indian, Civil Liberties Advocates Further Call Upon UN Human Rights Committee For Inquiry Into The United States’ Violation of Indigenous Prisoners’ Religious Freedoms (Seattle, WA) – Last week, Huy,…

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