Amnesty International USA Supports New Orleans Human Rights Resolution

The human rights resolution passed by the City of New Orleans on January 11, 2018 (NO R-18-5) is a positive step for the city

Amnesty International USA Supports New Orleans Human Rights Resolution

The human rights resolution passed by the City of New Orleans on January 11, 2018 (NO R-18-5) is a positive step for the city

January 24, 2018,

Amnesty International USA welcomes efforts to recognize and respect the human rights of all people equally. The human rights resolution passed by the City of New Orleans on January 11, 2018 (NO R-18-5) is a positive step for the city in guaranteeing that public funds are not used to support or facilitate the suffering of others through violations of, not only the city’s values, but also of international human rights and humanitarian law.

Sincerely,

Adotei Akwei
Deputy Director,
Advocacy and Government Relations
Amnesty International USA
600 Pennsylvania SE, Suite 500
Washington DC 20003
Tel: 202-509-8148
Email: aakwei@aiusa.org


Cyuan Lutzenberger
Legislative Coordinator, Louisiana
Amnesty International USA
New Orleans, LA

READ THE FULL NEW ORLEANS RESOLUTION HERE

New Orleans Resolution New Orleans Resolution (84 KB)