CERD Committee Submits Urgent Action On Border Wall

During its' May 2017 session the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) took action on the executive order on US-Mexico wall, particularly as it affects Indigenous Peoples at the border and other communities in the area, under its early warning and urgent action procedures.

You can find PDF of the urgent action at the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights website or at the link below. The US Government was given a deadline of July 17, 2017 to respond to their request for further information on action taken to resolve this human rights violation.