Collective written submission on behalf of Sociedade Maranhense de Direitos Humanos, Brazil; Ilex Acción Jurídica. Dayana Blanco Acendra, Colombia; Observatory on gender-based violence against people of African descent- Vigia Afro, Yannia Sofia Garzon Valencia, Colombia; CAISO: sex and gender justice, Trinidad and Tobago; Women’s All Points Bulletin WAPB, USA.
The inputs are examples of how the coalition provides support to its members in submitting reports to EMLER and OHCHR
This presentation focuses on police violence and structural racism, excessive use of force and other violations of international human rights law against Afro-descendants by law enforcement officials and discrimination in educational institutions and make recommendations on concrete measures needed to ensure access to justice, accountability and redress for excessive use of force and other human rights violations by law enforcement officials against Africans and Afro-descendants.
This presentation focuses on police violence and structural racism, excessive use of force and other violations of international human rights law against Africans and people of African descent by law enforcement officers including specific patterns, policies, processes and incidents, the root causes of systemic racism in law enforcement and the criminal justice system, how national legislation, policies and practices may result in disproportionate and pervasive interaction between law enforcement agents and Africans and people of African descent, examination of any nexus between supremacist movements and actors within law enforcement and the criminal justice system.
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