A dearth of data in many countries on the race and ethnicity of people arrested or killed by police presents a major barrier to tackling systemic racism, UN investigators warned Monday.
The ACLU delivered a video statement during the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council. The ACLU delivered a video statement during the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council. Tweet (Article available only in english.) The ACLU delivered a video statement during the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council, which held […]
As the UN grapples with systemic racism and law enforcement, thorough, reliable disaggregated data is key to reforms
More than two years since George Floyd’s horrific murder, UN human rights bodies raise the alarm about the lack of progress on addressing police violence and systemic racism globally. We call on the Human Rights Council and States to fight entrenched and systemic racism against Africans and people of African descent.
ACLU Comment on United Nations on Law Enforcement Data Collection and Lack of Progress on Transformative Changes
Following the United Nations Human Rights Council’s historic George Floyd resolution last July, the U.N. Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice and Equality in Law Enforcement (EMLER) presented its first report today stressing the importance of centralized data collection on race and other demographics in eliminating systemic racism in policing.