Racist police violence: key elements for UN report
The ICJ has joined families of victims of police violence in the United States of America, the ACLU, and more than 360 civil society organizations, in a letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights highlighting key elements for her upcoming report to the UN Human Rights Council.
143 families of victims of police violence and over 360 civil society organizations endorsed this letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding the implementation of the recent Human Rights Council Resolution 43/1 adopted on 19 June 19 2020. This resolution followed an Urgent Debate “on current racially inspired human rights violations, systemic racism, police brutality and violence against peaceful protests.”
The letter can be downloaded in PDF format here: UN-Advocacy-JointOpenLetterPoliceRacism-2020AdvocacyOpen letters