Event: Press conference for launch of the Report of the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence against People of African Descent in the United States
When: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 12 pm Eastern time (9 am Pacific)
Where: Watch the livestream: https://www.facebook.com/internationalcommissionofinquiry (Join the Facebook event: https://www.facebook. com/events/817774308945699/)
On Tuesday, April 27th 2021 the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence in the United States will release a final report of its investigations. The report is the culmination of weeks of live hearings of cases of people of African descent killed by police, as well as months of review of relevant documents. The report also contains findings of fact and recommendations addressed to national and international policy makers.
- A distinguished panel of international legal experts from eleven countries who served as Commissioners with extensive backgrounds in the fields of social justice and human rights
- Collette Flanagan of Mothers Against Police Brutality; and Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner
- Members of the Steering Committee that organized the Commission of Inquiry, including Lennox Hinds and Kerry McLean
The International Commission of Inquiry was organized by the National Conference of Black Lawyers, the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, and the National Lawyers Guild. Special thanks to the NLG Foundation for its support for the Commission’s work.
During and after the report’s release, the full, 188-page document will be available at the Commission’s website, https:// inquirycommission.org/ .Videos and transcripts from the live hearings in 44 cases are available at the website.
For questions or more information about the press conference or the release of the report, please contact Kerry McLean, Esq. at [email protected].