MCHR Post-Trump Election Take on Hate Statement

Posted December 18th, 2016  |  News  |  Statements

Michigan Coalition for Human Rights Take on Hate Action Statement The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has been followed by a sharp rise in hate incidents against immigrants, African Americans, Jews, Muslims, LGBTQ community members and women.   These attacks have taken place both in private and public locations, including work […]


MCHR Pledges Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Posted October 1st, 2016  |  News  |  Statements

Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) hereby declare our heartfelt solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their current struggle to protect what remains of their ancestral lands, waters and sacred sites. We recognize that Native American and First Nation peoples have endured centuries of violent settler colonialism that has dismantled and robbed them […]


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, […]