WILPF Statement on Systemic Racism and Police Brutality

As protests erupted across the United States in response to the murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, heavily militarised police forces responded violently against people in the streets. 

As a feminist anti-militarist organisation, on 4 June, WILPF International Secretariat released a statement on systemic racism and police brutality. Read the statement in EnglishFrench or Spanish

WILPF also joined family members of victims of police killings and over 600 rights groups in calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council to investigate the escalating situation of police violence and repression of protests in the United States.