Press Releases

MCHR opposes the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership)

Posted January 25th, 2016  |  News  |  Press Releases  |  Statements

STATEMENT ON THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP) (Info on the rally is below the statement) The Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) joins with 1,500 labor, environmental, faith, and family farm and consumer organizations across the U.S. in opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).  The TPP is not about “the U.S. writing the rules […]


Listen to someone who is walking the Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey on why the journey is important and what is still going on

Posted July 7th, 2015  |  News  |  Press Releases

Yesterday, I got a chance to talk to Nedya Jaber at the Baldwin Center in Pontiac about the Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey that is currently taking place to lift up the need for clean and affordable water in Michigan. Nedya is one of the walkers that has been on the journey since Detroit. […]


Hundreds Converge on Detroit to Grapple with Water and Housing Crises

Posted May 29th, 2015  |  News  |  Press Releases

Representatives from several nations attend “International Social Movement Gathering” Click here for a schedule of the event. DETROIT – Michigan Welfare Rights Organization and the Detroit People’s Water Board Coalition are hosting a gathering of more than 300 social movement organizers and activists this weekend to strategize solutions to the denial of affordable water and […]


MCHR Statement on Police Brutality and Misconduct

Posted April 8th, 2015  |  News  |  Press Releases  |  Statements

The Michigan Coalition of Human Rights (MCHR) condemns the savage beating and arrest of Floyd Dent by Officers of the Inkster Police Department. We call for a sweeping and independent investigation of the Inkster Police Department by the Department of Justice – Civil Rights Division. Floyd Dent deserves restitution for his injuries – both mental […]


Anti-Arab & Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Leads to Hate Crimes. Islamophobia Must End.

Posted February 19th, 2015  |  News  |  Press Releases  |  Statements

The following statement was written by MCHR Board Member Dr. Saeed Khan and was enthusiastically approved by the Board as our official stance on the recent increase in violent crimes against Arab and Muslim Americans: Over the past several weeks, and especially over the past few days, there has been an unprecedented increase in crimes […]