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NAACP Applauds UN Human Rights Report

NAACP delegation in Geneva, Switzerland for UN Human Rights Committee policy review, March 2014. (Photo: NAACP)

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Issues of felony disenfranchisement, stand your ground, and racial profiling are among issues addressed in a new United Nation's Human Rights Committee report.

(AURN) -- The NAACP, which took part in the process, applauds the panel's concluding observations from the United States International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) treaty compliance review.  The report identifies issues of felony disenfranchisement, stand your ground laws, the death penalty and more.  (Full Report Here).

AURN's Kim Lampkins talked with the Jotaka Eady, the NAACP's Sr. Advisor to the President and CEO and Sr. Director of Voting Rights about the report.  

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