Black People : UN experts: U.S. needs to wrap up review of Trayvon Martin case and examine laws

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    Thanks, good looking out ... You won't find this in the National Media, for sure:


    Above the Law? Extrajudicial killings of Blacks are increasing; activists say human rights crisis exists in America

    According to research from the New York Civil Liberties Union, in only the first three months of 2012, of the over 203,000 New Yorkers who were stopped by police, 89 percent of them were completely innocent. 87 percent of those stopped by police were Black or Latino.

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    Atty. Standish Willis of the National Conference of Black Lawyers traveled to Geneva, Switzerland in 2008 and was successful in bringing American cases of torture representing those seeking justice for decades to the United Nations. He said there are parallels in the struggle by Black people in the United States and the colonial experience of Blacks on the continent.
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    http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/National_News_2/article_9045.shtml
    Above the Law? Extrajudicial killings of Blacks are increasing; activists say human rights crisis exists in America
    finalcall.com




    UN experts: U.S. needs to wrap up review of Trayvon Martin case and examine laws


    UNITED NATIONS - A group of United Nations independent experts has called on the government of the United States to finalize the ongoing review of the case involving the death of teenager Trayvon Martin, a Black American teenager who was shot in 2012 by a neighborhood watchman in the state of Florida.

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    Special Rapporteur on Racism Mutuma Ruteere.Photo: Evan Schneider/UN http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/World_News_3/article_100771.shtml
    UN experts: U.S. needs to wrap up review of Trayvon Martin case and examine laws
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