ADC to Provide Testimony at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Hearing

Washington, D.C. | | March 20, 2017 – The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) will be providing testimony at The Inter-American Commission on Human Rightshearing to be held in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday morning. ADC’s testimony will focus on the humanitarian impact of President Trump’s Arab and Muslim ban. The hearing will also focus on other policies, including the construction of a border wall, expanding immigration enforcement and detention, and the approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

ADC will be joined by the ACLU Human Rights Program, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Hope Border Institution, International Indian Treaty Council, International Resource Justice Center, and the University of Washington International Human Rights Clinic. U.S. Government representatives have been invited to participate.

Click here to read the ADC written testimony

ADC, represented by Legal and Policy Director Abed Ayoub, will testify in part, “The actions taken by the administration raise serious concerns about their lack of commitment to human rights. As is evident in the way the order was implemented, the administration had a complete disregard for the human impact of the ban.”

The hearing will be streamed live, and can be viewed by clicking here.

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