Sep 27, 2021
ACLU Statement on International Criminal Court Prosecutor’s Decision to “Deprioritize” Investigation of Alleged U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced today that his office would not resume investigations into alleged crimes committed by the U...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Jun 28, 2021
ACLU, Partners Respond to United Nations High Commissioner Report on Systemic Racism and Police Violence
NEW YORK — The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights released a long-awaited report today addressing systemic racism and law enforcement violence against Black people ...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Jun 04, 2021
ACLU Statement on Biden Administration Report to U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
NEW YORK — The Biden administration this week submitted a report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The periodic report was due in Novem...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
May 25, 2021
ACLU Clients and Government Agree to Dismissal of Lawsuit Challenging Trump’s International Criminal Court Sanctions Regime
OAKLAND, Calif. — The American Civil Liberties Union and the Biden administration jointly asked a federal court to dismiss a challenge by the ACLU’s clients to former President...
May 20, 2021
ACLU of Pennsylvania Sues Montgomery County for Denying its Lawyers Access to People in the Jail
PHILADELPHIA — The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania filed a federal lawsuit today alleging that Montgomery County violated the ACLU-PA’s First Amendment rights by...
May 10, 2021
Families of Victims of Police Violence, ACLU, Organizations Call for U.N. Inquiry into Police Violence and Systemic Racism in the United States
NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union, more than 270 civil society organizations from around the world, and 171 families of victims of police violence are calling on the ...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
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