Anti-Racism and Human Rights

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Confronting and dismantling racism, white nationalism, and white supremacy is an urgent human rights priority in the United States. The Advocates works for public policies that:

  • Promote accountability for state-sponsored human rights violations
  • Protect human rights defenders 
  • Fulfill basic human rights to food, shelter, health, and education

The Advocates for Human Rights is a member of Minnesota's Decriminalizing Communities Coalition.

Read more:

Blog: Police Use of Force Laws: Minnesota Falls Short (Sept. 11, 2020)

Blog: Criminal Charges Reflect, Reinforce Power Imbalance between Law Enforcement and Communities (Sept. 2, 2020)

Blog: Armed and Unaccountable, Federal Forces Use Tactics Honed at the Border against Protesters (July 22, 2020)

Blog: Justice for George Floyd: UN Human Rights Council Shines Spotlight on Systemic Racism and Police Brutality (June 16, 2020)

Blog: Supreme Court Lets Stand Qualified Immunity, Growing Impunity (June 15, 2020)

Blog: Finding it Difficult to Wrap Your Head around #DefundPolice? Start with Human Rights (June 11, 2020)

Document: Immigrant Rights Solidarity Statement with Anti-Racist Movement  (June 4, 2020)