jane affonso signed End police violence against African Americans & Latinos 2014-12-02 21:11:11 -0800
End police violence against African Americans & Latinos
Less than three weeks after the officer-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) published its concluding observations on the United States of America’s report on its record to uphold the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.244 signatures
Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (ICUJP) adopts the position of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) report of August 26, 2014.
“…the Committee reiterates its previous concern at the brutality and excessive use of force by law enforcement officials against members of racial and ethnic minorities, including against unarmed individuals, which has a disparate impact on African Americans and on undocumented migrants crossing the United States-Mexican border…”