Beyond Policing – Advocates from maroon societies discuss safety and security from a Black freedom perspective
This virtual event, organised by the UN Antiracism Coalition, aims at providing the International Independent Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice and Equality in Law Enforcement (EMLER) and OHCHR with a pathway that is grounded in the experiences and perspectives of people on the ground.
A United Nations human rights group is touring Los Angeles county jails on Friday, bringing international scrutiny to a detention system criticized for overcrowding, mistreatment and abuse of people with mental illnesses, and conditions described by civil rights groups as “barbaric”.
UN experts call for new approaches to policing in the United States following deaths of Keenan Anderson and Tyre Nichols
United Nations experts have expressed grave concern over the deaths of Keenan Anderson on 3 January 2023 at the hands of the Los Angeles Police Department and Tyre Nichols, after he was beaten by police in Memphis, Tennessee, on 7 January 2023.
UK: Discrimination against people of African descent is structural, institutional and systemic, say UN experts
Racism in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is structural, institutional and systemic, UN experts* said today, warning that people of African descent in the country continue to encounter racial discrimination and erosion of their fundamental rights.