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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Indigenous leaders and faculty of the Human Rights Clinic, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan will give public statements and discuss the international and Indigenous law analysis of the Texas-Mexico Border Wall

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (en Ingles y Espanol)     Media Advisory   May 29, 2012   Indigenous leaders and faculty of the Human Rights Clinic, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and  Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan will give public statements and discuss the international and Indigenous law analysis … Continue reading

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INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY: ‘Early Warning/Urgent Action’ Sought Against US Human Rights Violations at Border Wall

By Gale Courey Toensing (May 24, 2012), INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY A group representing human, indigenous and women’s rights accuses the United States of violating international human rights laws and private property rights in constructing the security wall along the Mexican border and has asked the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) … Continue reading

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LAW-Defense, UT School of Law Human Rights Clinic, and UBCO Professor Partner on U.N. CERD Submission | Expose Increased U.S. Human Rights Violations along Texas-Mexico Border Wall

(El Calaboz, TX) On May 10, 2012, in another historic move, the Human Rights Clinic, School of Law, at the University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with Dr. Margo Tamez (Lipan Apache Band of Texas; Faculty of Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan), and alongside the Lipan Apache Women Defense (LAW-Defense), … Continue reading