The Leadership Conference Statement on Beginning of New Supreme Court Term

The Leadership Conference Statement on Beginning of New Supreme Court Term

By Patrick McNeil | October 2, 2023 WASHINGTON — Jesselyn McCurdy, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement as the U.S. Supreme Court begins its 2023-24 term: “Following a Supreme Court term that included the rollback of affirmative action in higher education, student loan debt […]

‘Their goal is to destroy everyone’: Uighur camp detainees allege systematic rape

‘Their goal is to destroy everyone’: Uighur camp detainees allege systematic rape

Uigur women work in a cloth factory in Hotan county, Xinjiang province, China. – Hotan China April 27 2019 (Shutterstock) By Matthew Hill, David Campanale, and Joel Gunter, BBC News Women in China’s “re-education” camps for Uighurs have been systematically raped, sexually abused, and tortured, according to detailed new accounts obtained by the BBC. You may find […]

U.S. Civil Rights and Human Rights Groups Say Water is a Human Right

U.S. Civil Rights and Human Rights Groups Say Water is a Human Right Express Solidarity with Struggle for Water Rights in Nigeria

U.S. Civil Rights and Human Rights Groups Say Water is a Human Right

By IBW21 February, 10, 2020, New York – The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) released a Statement today calling for a national and international movement to declare access to water a human right that should not be subject to profiteering by corporate interests. The Statement was released against the backdrop of a rash of […]