A campaign to stop racial profiling is gaining momentum across America after experts revealed that discrimination is becoming “increasingly prevalent” in the continent.

Concerted efforts are underway to convince Congress to pass the Racial Profiling Act after statistics revealed an increase in the unlawful use of an individual’s race or religion by law enforcement personnel.

Leaders from more than 100 national and local organizations have teamed up in the campaign called Face the Truth to protect human rights.

The US government, however, is undermining these values.

Author and Human Rights Activist, Frederick Alexander Meade and Executive Director of Council on American-Islamic Relations, Hussam Ayloush join Press TV to further discuss the issue.

The following is the transcript of the discussion:(More)

 

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