Thursday, September 19, 2019
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will convene its 173rd Period of Sessions on Monday, September 23, at IACHR headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Several US-focused hearings will be held on the morning of September 24, including:
(1) Reparation for Slavery and Other Forms of Structural Racial Discrimination in the United States (Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center at Howard University School of Law);
(2) Limitations on Access to Asylum and Refuge in the United States for Citizens of the Northern Triangle Countries (The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Educations and Legal Services/International-Lawyers.Org / The Department of Law of the University of Makeni, Sierra Leone; and
(3) Case of Russell Bucklew v. United States on death penalty (American Civil Liberties Union).
In addition, on the morning of Thursday, September 26, the Commission will convene a hearing on human rights violations against migrant children in Central America, Mexico, and the U.S.
The hearings are open to the public, subject to space limitations.