Human rights are Minnesota values. It's time to bring Minnesota laws into compliance with internationally recognized human rights standards and ensure all Minnesotans can live with dignity.
Ensure that everyone has a place to live in security, peace, and dignity.
Amend Minnesota's law governing use of force by law enforcement so that it meets international standards of legality, necessity, proportionality, and accountability.
Bring state laws into compliance with the Minnesota Protocol on the Investigation of Potentially Unlawful Death by ensuring effective prevention and accountability mechanisms for extrajudicial killings by armed state actors. Create independent investigation and prosecution authority for state-involved killings and sexual assaults.
Comply with the Nelson Mandela Rules on use of solitary confinement to ensure that no one confined in Minnesota is subject to prolonged solitary confinement. Consistent with international standards, never hold a person in solitary confinement more than 15 days and never inflict solitary confinement on people with mental or physical disabilities.
In line with the Global Compact on Migration, develop and implement policies that ensure respect, protection, and fulfillment of the human rights of all migrants, regardless of their migration status, across all stages of the migration cycle.
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