Posts Tagged “American Human Rights Council”

TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough:

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TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough:

TPS extension for Yemeni Nationals: Good but not enough: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) welcomes the Biden Administration’s extending the Temporary Protective Status (TPS) designation for Yemeni nationals residing in the United States. However, we believe Yemen is owed more than the band aid provided to a very small number of Yemenis. Yemen have been torn…

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AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20)

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AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20)

AHRC observes United Nations World Refugee Day (June 20) The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the United Nations and the global community in recognizing World Refugee Day which is observed June 20 of every year. This day has been set aside by the United Nations in order to raise awareness and build support and…

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AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session

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AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session

AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session Consistent with AHRC’s continued engagement efforts with law enforcement, on June 10, 2021, AHRC organized another successful round of discussion in partnership with the American Citizens for Justice (ACJ).  From the government side participants included: Philip Menna Captain, MSP Tri-County, and F/Lt. Jennifer Johnson, MSP Metro South Post…

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Time is Overdue for Real Solutions to Gun Violence, Effective Limits on Police use of Deadly Force

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Time is Overdue for Real Solutions to Gun Violence, Effective Limits on Police use of Deadly Force

Time is Overdue for Real Solutions to Gun Violence, Effective Limits on Police use of Deadly Force Gun violence is an American national problem. Police usage of unnecessary deadly force is another one. Both kill innocent people. It is a problem that calls for a solution. The recent shootings by police and by citizens are…

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AHRC Wishes All Muslims a Blessed and Safe Ramadan:

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AHRC Wishes All Muslims a Blessed and Safe Ramadan:

AHRC Wishes All Muslims a Blessed and Safe Ramadan: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) extends its wishes for a blessed and safe Ramadan to all Muslims in the US and in the rest of the world. Ramadan is expected to begin today Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Ramadan is the holiest month for people of…

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American Human Rights Council Empowers Women

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American Human Rights Council Empowers Women

American Human Rights Council Empowers Women By Allison Folmar For over 100 years, valiant women who refuse to be silenced have led the fight against voter disenfranchisement and suppression. It was and remains women at the forefront of the movement enacting legislative change pronouncing that every person is deserving of the rights and responsibilities of…

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AHRC applauds Life for Relief and Rahma Worldwide

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AHRC applauds Life for Relief and Rahma Worldwide

AHRC applauds Life for Relief and Rahma Worldwide The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) commends Life for Relief & Development (LIFE) and Rahma Worldwide for their recent humanitarian effort in Lebanon responding to an urgent call for relief. The aid was provided to Syrian and Palestinian refugees residing at camps in the city of Tyre…

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AHRC calls for Respect for Human Rights in Myanmar

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AHRC calls for Respect for Human Rights in Myanmar

AHRC calls for Respect for Human Rights in Myanmar The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) calls on all governing parties in Myanmar and on the military, which took over the rule of the country from elected civilians, to protect the human rights of all citizens, especially minorities. The Rohingya Muslims have been subject to systematic…

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AHRC Celebrates Black History Month

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AHRC Celebrates Black History Month

AHRC Celebrates Black History Month The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins Americans of all backgrounds in observing and celebrating Black History Month. Black History Month begins on February 1 and ends on Feb 28, 2021.  On 1976, US President Gerald Ford formally recognized Black History Month. This became an annual tradition that has been honored…

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SEX TRAFFICKING IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK – IT’S WORSE

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SEX TRAFFICKING IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK – IT’S WORSE

SEX TRAFFICKING IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK – IT’S WORSE She was trusting and full of life. I mean, she wasn’t a beauty queen, but had plenty of good qualities. She was small, with long sandy-blonde hair that fell lazily down her back. She was funny, energetic and so full of life, back then. She…

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AHRC Observes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day:

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AHRC Observes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day:

AHRC Observes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) observes Dr. Martin Luther King’s day that falls on Monday,  January 18, 2021.   Dr. King is one of the most consequential figures of the twentieth century. He led a peaceful civil rights movement that changed the country for the better….

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The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call  

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The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call  

The Breach of the Capitol: An American Wake Up Call    By Imad Hamad   I am an independent. I always vote for the person not the party. My political identity is that I am simply a proud American citizen. I am naturalized- an American by choice.  Since 1980, the year I landed in America, I have learned to…

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