Oral Statements at HRC - UNARC

ORAL STATEMENTS AT THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

ORAL STATEMENTS AT THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

STATEMENTS MADE BY THE COALITION DURING HRC53 & HRC54:

Joint statement on structural, institutional racism against Africans and African descendants

ISHR and United Nations Antiracism Coalition (UNARC) delivered a joint statement highlighting the racial discrimination rooted in the legacies of colonialism and the transatlantic trade of enslaved Africans, at the 53rd session of the Human Rights Council, on 11 July 2023.

ISHR & UNARC joint statement on systemic racism and EMLER and OHCHR’s annual reports

Nayara Khaly, fellow of UNARC and ISHR delivered the joint statement on systemic racism and EMLER and OHSCR annual reports, on 5 October 2023 during the debate with the EMLER mechanism at the 54th session of the Human Rights Council. Read More

STATEMENTS MADE BY THE COALITION DURING HRC51:

UNARC’S COALITION STATEMENT:

ILEX Acción Jurídica, LabJaca, Colectivo Justicia Racial, Conectas Direitos Humanos, ENAR and International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) delivered a joint statement at the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council denouncing the impacts of systemic racism in law enforcement for Africans and Afrodescendants worldwide and urging states to take action.

STATEMENTS FROM MEMBERS:

ISHR and Bout du Monde urge Canada to address systemic racism affecting people of African descent

During the 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Ricardo Lamour on behalf of ISHR and Bout du Monde, urged Canada to implement UPR recommendations it received on addressing systemic racism affecting people of African descent. Read the full statement here.

MOSCTHA and ISHR statement on the human rights situation in Haiti

During the Human Rights Council session 55, Joseph Cherubin, director of MOSCTHA, called on the international community to implement an intensive development plan and to strengthen Haitian social and political organisations.

ISHR and Racismo MX statement on the situation of People of African descent in Mexico

ISHR and Racismo MX called on States in Latin America to eradicate racial profiling against Afro-descendants. It was delivered during the General Debate (Item 9), at the 55th session of the Human Rights Council.

ISHR and Fundación Cónclave Investigativo de las Ciencias Jurídicas Y Sociales (CIJYS) statement joint statement on systemic racism in Chile

Michel-Ange Joseph, president of the Fundación Cónclave Investigativo de las Ciencias Jurídicas Y Sociales (CIJYS) read a joint statement on systemic racism against persons of African descent and, particularly, Haitians in Chile, on 6 October 2023 during the General Debate (Item 9), at the 54th session of the Human Rights Council.

Joint statement on the Garífuna community of Honduras

Organización Negra Centroamericana (ONECA), and Race and Equality delivered a joint statement on the situation of the Garifuna community of Honduras, at the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council. The statement was read during the 50th meeting (General Debate, item 9).

Statement on the Dominican Republic’s discrimination against nationals of Haitian descent

ISHR, Movimiento Socio Cultural de Trabajadores Haitianos (MOSCTHA), and Race and Equality delivered a joint statement highlighting the discrimination against nationals of Haitian descent in the Dominican Republic, at the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council. The statement was delivered during the 48th meeting of the session.

ISHR and LabJaca statement highlighting the disproportionate killing of Brazil’s Black people

On 4 October 2022 during the General Debate Item 9 of HRC51, ISHR and LabJaca delivered a joint statement highlighting the disproportionate killing of Brazil’s Black population, in particular the massacre in Jacarezinho last year.

ISHR and Implementation Team  for the Decade of People of African Descent in Spain

Implementation Team for the Decade in Spain, Asociación Elín, International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), and 108 organizations in Europe, the Americas and Africa delivered a joint statement at the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council denouncing the systematic and indiscriminate violence against Africans by law enforcement of Morocco and Spain, and demanding investigations, justice and reparations.

ACLU Statement to UN Human Rights Council on the Lack of Adequate Data Collection on Policing

Jamil Dakwar, director of the ACLU Human Rights Program, delivers a statement during the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council, which held an interactive dialogue on Item 9: Enhanced interactive dialogue on the report of the High Commissioner and the report of the International Independent Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice and Equality in Law Enforcement.

Quaker United Nations Statement to UN Human Rights Council HRC 51

CONECTAS DIREITOS HUMANOS STATEMENT

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