Using the UN to Stand Up Against Racism in the U.S.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKnSMP_LU_Y&feature=youtu.be   The Advocates for Human Rights has Special Consultative status with the United Nations, allowing us to bring matters of concern to the attention of the UN human rights mechanisms. Volunteer Veronica Clark presented The Advocates for Human Rights' statement on racism in the United States at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, … Continue reading Using the UN to Stand Up Against Racism in the U.S.

Hate groups, incidents proliferating in U.S., The Advocates tells UN Human Rights Council

The increase in hate groups in the United States and the rise in incidents targeting migrants, refugees, and other groups were the focus of an oral statement made to the United Nations Human Rights Council by The Advocates for Human Rights.

My run-in with hate speech at a Minnesota Vikings game

    The following opinion editorial written by The Advocates for Human Rights’ Refugee and Immigrant Program Director Deepinder Mayell was published in the December 9 Star Tribune.     It was my first Minnesota Vikings game and my first NFL game. I am not new to football, though. As an undergrad at Boston College, … Continue reading My run-in with hate speech at a Minnesota Vikings game

Ferguson: “Let’s Make a Difference”

The freedom to enjoy human rights without discrimination is one of the most fundamental principles of human rights law. Every human being is equal in dignity and worth and has the right not to be discriminated against. Racism, which limits peoples’ access to rights based on their identity, attacks the very concept of human rights. … Continue reading Ferguson: “Let’s Make a Difference”