The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U. This conclusion was part of a study by the United Nations' Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, a body that reports to the international organization's High Commissioner on Human Rights.The group of experts, which includes leading human rights lawyers from around the world, presented its findings to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, pointing to the continuing link between present injustices and the dark chapters of American history.
The Supreme Court of the United States announced Monday that it will review the lower court injunctions blocking enforcement of President Donald Trump’s executive order barring travel from six Muslim-majority countries.
We now turn to the preliminary injunctions barring enforcement of the §2(c) entry suspension.
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The first, Executive Order 13,769, also included Iraq and immeditaely was the subject of challenges in the courts.
The current order was tailored to address the concerns raised in these initial lawsuits but soon was itself enjoined in both the Fourth and Ninth Circuits.
Finding a likelihood the plaintiffs would succeed on First Amendment grounds, these courts’ decisions to enjoin the orders have heretofore prevented enforcement of the order.
Prevailing arguments in the lower courts have controversially included those based on statements made by the president and his surrogates while on the campaign trail as to his motivation for issuing the ban.
Arguments are expected to be heard when the Court reconvenes in October.
Attorney from the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Immigration Law Center are expected to face off against a government team now led by acting Solicitor General Jeffery Wall.
"The dangerous ideology of white supremacy inhibits social cohesion amongst the US population." Mireille Fanon-Mendes-France, chairwoman of a United Nations working group for people of African descent, reads findings about institutionalized racism after an official visit to the U. (Youtube/UN Human Rights)Lynching was a form of racial terrorism that has contributed to a legacy of racial inequality that the United States must address.