Major powers, including allies, criticized the United States for its human rights record during a UN review, citing the use of the death penalty, police violence against African-Americans and the separation of migrant children from their families.
Brussels will consider upgrading the European Union’s race equality law as it sets out a sweeping plan to tackle discrimination against people from a black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) background.
US police used flash bangs, pepper spray and tear gas as protesters marched in cities across the country amid a wave of public anger over President Donald Trump's planned "surge" of federal agents into major metropolises.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged a global fight against racism and discrimination following what he called the “murderous act of police brutality” that led to widespread protests in the United States and cities around the world.
Police fired tear gas outside the White House late Sunday as anti-racism protestors again took to the streets to voice fury at police brutality, and major US cities were put under curfew to suppress rioting.