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Month: October 2023

Southern Center’s Kristen Samuels Presented with Advancing Real Change’s Emerging Leader Award

SCHR Senior Investigator Kristen Samuels was recently honored by Advancing Real Change, Inc. (ARC) with its Emerging Leader Award.


UN Human Rights Review to Include Repression of Stop Cop City; Rev. Keyanna Jones to Represent in Geneva

Ahead of a review of the United States government by the United Nations Human Rights Committee, the movement to Stop Cop City makes an appeal to the world claiming that the use of Domestic Terrorism and RICO statutes against activists, as well as the police killing of Manuel Paez “Tortuguita” Terán, constitute human rights violations under international law.


Civil Rights Groups Demand Atlanta City and Law Department Officials to Cease and Desist Publication of Signed Cop City Referendum Petitions with Unredacted Names

The Legal Defense Fund, the Southern Center for Human Rights, and the Center for Constitutional Rights sent a letter demanding that Atlanta Municipal and Law Department officials to cease and desist the publication of signed referendum petitions with unredacted names, signatures, and other personal information.