Will the Human Rights Council’s Rare Steps to Combat Racism Make a Difference?

OpEd: The UN’s top human-rights official has a year to report on systemic racism and human rights violations against Africans and people of African descent by law-enforcement entities.

by Peter Splinter. Read more on PassBlue.

A Black Lives Matter protest in Philadelphia, June 2020. The UN’s top human-rights official must write a report within a year on systemic racism and violations of international human-rights law against Africans and people of African descent by law-enforcement entities. CREATIVE COMMONS

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