Saturday, April 10, 2010

Migrants Refugees and Asylum Seekers UPR Submission to UN Human Rights Council

Anyone can endorse the submission of this report to the UN Human Rights Council. Just leave the section "Organization Name" blank. You can download and read a copy of the report before you endorse it.


Message from the Advocates for Human Rights:

Dear Colleagues:
Please find attached the report of the rights of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers, which will be submitted to the UN Human Rights Council in advance of the first Universal Periodic Review of the US for compliance with our human rights obligations. Your endorsement of this report summarizing key human rights violations regarding the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants will help to build pressure for respect for human rights in the U.S.

We welcome your endorsement of this submission. We are accepting both organizational and individual endorsements. [Please DO NOT indicate your organization in the form UNLESS you are signing on behalf of your organization. Please feel free to e-mail me directly with any special instructions on how your endorsement should be characterized.]

To read the full submission text and to sign on please go to:
Please circulate widely – grassroots activists to national policy organizations are all welcome to endorse this submission.
Deadline to Endorse: Noon, Wednesday, April 14.

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