End America’s Culture of Violence: A 2016 Freedom Tour youth’s statement on police brutality and violence

Posted July 19th, 2016  |  News  |  Statements

July 4, 1776, The United States of America declared its independence from the British Empire. Americans would come to celebrate this day as an ancestral symbol of freedom, as a metaphorical breaking of chains of which only a tyrannical oppressor held the key. Some Americans would not feel as lucky. Snatched from their land, battered […]


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 […]


MCHR statement on Paris terror attacks, terror around the world, and the plight of refugees.

Posted November 30th, 2015  |  News  |  Statements

MCHR board member Dr Saeed Khan recently penned this poignant statement on terror attacks, their fallout, and the plight of refugees: MCHR stands in solidarity with the people of Paris, in light of the recent attacks that occurred in the city. MCHR also stands with the people of Baghdad, Beirut, Ankara, Russia and other locations, […]


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 […]