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The Practical Nomad blog Wednesday, 12 March 2014 Public questioning of US government on human rights US government delegation listens to questions from the UN Human Rights Committee. (Click image for larger version.) At the head table, left to right: Scott Shuchart (Senior Adviser, Office of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, DHS), Megan Mack (Officer for Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, DHS), Bruce Swartz (Deputy Assistant Attorney General, DOJ), Roy Austin, Jr. (Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, DOJ), Mary McLeod (head of the US delegation and Principal Deputy Legal Adviser, Department of State). Today and tomorrow in Geneva (early Thursday and Friday morning in the USA), a delegation from the US government will be questioned publicly by members of the UN Human Rights Committee about US implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). I'm attending the proceedings on behalf of the Identity Project. Updates and my reports from Geneva: Sunday, 2 March 2014 Ms. Gadling | travel blog | news, stories, deals, and tips. Italy Travel Guide to Hotels, Vacations, Tours :: Vagablogging :: Rolf Potts Vagabonding Blog