A United Nations group leveled heavy criticism against the United States concerning the police killings of black people, stating that the recent killings were reminiscent of lynchings and that the U.S. government was not doing enough to protect its citizens.
“Contemporary police killings and the trauma that they create are reminiscent of the past racial terror of lynching,” said the report by the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, which will be debated at the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday.
The report was based on a visit to the United States by a five-person group in January to observe conditions here. (thegrio.com – Staff) Read more by clicking here!
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