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.
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.
http://youtu.be/cHNp6wvzOV0 Video excerpting questions about the administration of the death penalty in the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Committee, as well as the responses from the United States delegation. The United Nations Human Rights Committee took an important step last week in holding the United States accountable for its human rights record, … Continue reading Lives on the Line: Will Supreme Court Hold U.S. Accountable for the Death Penalty?