UN Experts Concerned over Outcome of Michael Brown and Eric Garner Cases

GENEVA (5 December 2014) – A group of United Nations experts on minority issues, racism, people of African descent, the right to peaceful assembly, and on extrajudicial executions have expressed “legitimate concerns” over the decision not to bring to trial the cases of Michael Brown and Eric Garner in the United States. The human rights … Continue reading UN Experts Concerned over Outcome of Michael Brown and Eric Garner Cases

“I Can’t Breathe”

Eric Garner's final words: "Get away [garbled] for what? Every time you see me, you want to mess with me. I'm tired of it. It stops today. Why would you...? Everyone standing here will tell you I didn't do nothing. I did not sell nothing. Because every time you see me, you want to harass … Continue reading “I Can’t Breathe”

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”