US faces UN review of race record

August 12, 2022
Al Arabiya

...Ahead of the first regular review of the US record since 2014, rights advocates insisted the US government had never adequately addressed violations against black people during slavery and subsequent periods marked by exploitation, segregation and violence.

That legacy, they argue, continues to be seen in economic, health, education, law enforcement, housing and other policies and practices.

The focus for civil society during the session will be “on the question of acknowledgement, repair and reparations,” Vince Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, told AFP. ...

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