UN group recommends ‘reparatory justice’ for African Americans

Christian Science Monitor reports –

The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent criticized disparities in wealth, health care, and criminal justice for African Americans.

A United Nations working group visiting the United States walks away “extremely concerned about the human rights situation of African Americans,” members said in a preliminary report released Friday, in which they urged the US government to address the legacy of slavery with “reparatory justice,” a national human rights commission, and ongoing criminal justice reform.

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Citing economic disparities, the working group noted that the lasting effect slavery has had on the African-American population.

What I don’t understand is why more is not said about the current state of slavery in the world today when there are more than 20 million, and an estimated 36 million people enslaved today!

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Was the victim of Human Rights Abuses (e.g. Hummasti v Bell, 98-3651-JTC) while a patient in the custody of the US Attorney General and hospitalized under 18 USC 4241 through 4244, et seq.! Interests: Biblical Studies, Talmudic Studies, Dead Sea (Yam Melek [Sea of Kings Soferim]) Scrolls, Scribal (Stam Sofer) Traditions, Cantorial (Hazzan) Psalms (Tehillim). Illustrated Calligraphy (e.g. Ketuvim [Jewish Marriage Contracts], Poetry). Self Published Manuscripts and Screen Plays at yhummastiscribd web site:
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