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Press of UNWGEPAD Visit

BEFORE & DURING THE VISIT: UN Working Group in Jackson for Fact-Finding Mission (Clarion Ledger) UN Group Convenes in Chicago for Charges of Abuse (Chicago Defender) Black Rights Groups Speaking Out At UN Human Rights Hearings in Chicago, Other Cities (Progress Illinois) UN Fact-Finding Mission to Investigate Racial Discrimination (The...
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TwelveTen January 2016

TwelveTen January 2016 UN Working Group to Release Findings Friday Since last Tuesday , the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (UNWGEPAD) has been visiting the US for a fact-finding mission on the experiences of people of African descent in the United States. On Friday, January...
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Statement on Eric Garner Case

The refusal to indict sends a message to all that the lives of people of color are not valued
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Center for Victims of Torture Welcomes Committee against Torture Review of United States

Today in Geneva, the United Nations Committee against Torture released concluding observations from its recent review of the United States. The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) issued the following...
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UN Experts Urge Obama to Back Release of CIA Interrogation Report

A group of United Nations human rights experts on Wednesday urged United States President Barack Obama to support the fullest possible release of the report on Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)...
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CAT Concluding Observations Press Release

What the CAT Concluding Observations mean for the human rights movement
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Indicting our economic, political, and social system

Darren Wilson was not indicted. Our economic, political and social system was.
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