Press Release – U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
border security / borders / HUMAN RIGHTS / Indigenous human rights / Press Room

Press Release – U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Press Release – For Immediate Release Texas-Mexico Border Wall Issues Under Consideration at 82ndSession (11 February to 1 March 2013) UN CERD Brownsville, Texas – February 25, 2013 – A petition from the Texas-Mexico Border Wall region to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures is … Continue reading

autonomy / borders / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / Esperanza Molina Rojas / indigenous women's law / Sarmiento / Sonora

Esperanza Molina Rojas (Yaqui)

http://www.masn.org.au/content/view/61/46/   Autonomous womens’ government As challenge to Yaqui traditional authorities, the Yaqui community of Sarmiento is a special case. It is self-proclaimed “women’s land”, as it has an autonomous women’s government which is not recognised by Yaqui authorities. In 1994 five women, coming from the suburbs of Hermosillo where Yaqui migrants live, decided to … Continue reading

border fence / border wall / borders / CERD / Indigenous people / lipan apache women / Mexico-U.S. conflict / Militarization / U.N. / women

NEWS: U.N. CERD 2008 Recommendations to U.S.A.

NEWS! United Nations Committee on Elimination of Racism & Racial Discrimination (UN CERD) makes Comments and evaluations on the U.S.A. violations.UN Faults US on Racism UN Racism Experts Urge Changes to Eliminate Racial Bias(New York, March 7, 2008) – The United States should immediately adopt UN recommendations to alleviate the widespread racial bias it found … Continue reading