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Reparations for racial discrimination rooted in colonialism & slavery are essential for #HumanRights – UN expert calls on States at #UNGA to accept they have obligations & responsibilities to make reparations to victims & their descendants

US shootings: Use of racist language to gain votes or power must stop, say UN rights experts (7 August 2019)

“Intersectionality is how you do the work, if you are going to do the work genuinely” — Special Rapporteur Achiume presents at “Intersectionality as Politics and Practice,” a discussion organized by SRI during the 41st Session of the Human Rights Council (10 July 2019)

Special Rapporteur Achiume Presents Four Reports to the UN Human Rights Council (8 July 2019)

Resources extraction fuels rights violations and racial subordination – UN expert (8 July 2019)

UN News, Monday’s Daily Brief: Neo-Nazi groups actively seek to recruit children online — UN Special Rapporteur (8 July 2019)

UK racial inequality a ‘threat to democracy’, warns UN; Hostile environment policy has encouraged discrimination and weakened democracy (8 July 2019)

Morocco: UN expert urges action on anti-discrimination and racial equality commitments (8 July 2019)

E. Tendayi Achiume releases her 4th Newsletter as Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance (25 June 2019)

Austerity has fuelled racial inequality in the UK, says UN expert (14 June 2019)

U.K. Austerity Exacerbated Racial Inequality, Says UN Expert (14 June 2019)

Italy: UN experts condemn bill to fine migrant rescuers (20 May 2019)

India: UN human rights experts condemn Rohingya deportations (2 April 2019)

Statement delivered at the occasion of 2019 International Day against Racial Discrimination (New York)

Joint Statement for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (21 March 2019): UN experts condemn mosque attacks, urge action against nationalist populism and supremacist ideologies

Statement of Special Rapporteur Achiume, Delivered at the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration

UN human rights expert alarmed by India move to deport Rohingya men

Mr. Tashi Wangchuk
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China: UN human rights experts condemn 5-year jail term for Tibetan activist

Open Letter from the Special Rapporteur on Racism on Draft Rev 2 of the Global Compact on Migration

Ms. E. Tendayi Achiume
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UN rights expert hails UK for anti-racism action but raises serious concerns over Immigration Policy, Prevent programme and Brexit

Emerging Scholar Profile: Achiume Combats Intolerance Internationally

For the first time ever, the UN has charged a woman with investigating and tackling the worldwide problems of racism and xenophobia.

How to contact the Special Rapporteur

E. Tendayi Achiume
Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance

Palais des Nations
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland
Fax: +41 22 917 9006
Email: racism@ohchr.org

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