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Joining us on tonight’s broadcast are human rights and political prisoner activists Efia Nwangaza and Jihad Abdulmumit to discuss the recent presentations related to UN Covention Against Torture review of the United States. Every four years countries who are signatories to the Convention Against Torture (CAT) are required to submit reports on how they are complying with the ban on torture and inhumane and degrading treatment or punishment of human beings.
In August, “The UN racism watchdog has urged the US to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown by a white policeman sparked riots in Ferguson, Missouri. Minorities, particularly African Americans, are victims of disparities, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) said after examining the U.S. record. ‘Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a serious and persistent problem in all areas of life…
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