In a nutshell … “Since George Floyd was murdered, almost a week ago, with the reminder of the racial profiling and unjust killings of so many black people before him in America, America has erupted into chaos, and we are watching America headed, like a Titanic, toward a looming glacier, not without any captain, but with one who is so inept, so mentally depraved and so determined to destroy, that he is steering the ship right into it!”
African Human Rights Coalition (AHRC) Statement on how the Murder of George Floyd Denotes America Unsafe for Refugees and Asylum Seekers from African Countries at this time:
African Human Rights Coalition expressed its condolences and outrage on social media the moment we saw the video evidencing the cold blooded murder of George Floyd, a black man under the knee of a white police officer and those complicit. While we commended the immediate firing of the now ex-officer, we could not fathom that he was not arrested immediately as a dangerous suspect to a violent killing. It took too many days before he was arrested and charged. And his accomplices remain unjustly free.
In our work with LGBTQI refugees and asylum seekers from African countries, many of whom strive to resettle to safer countries after experiencing unfathomable anti-LGBTQI persecution and violence, we are concerned that the United States of America has now…
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