“The Squad” Calls on United Nations to Probe DHS for “Human Rights Abuses”

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A group of left-wing progressive lawmakers are calling on the United Nations to investigate the Department of Homeland Security for alleged human rights abuses. The allegations stem from treatment of illegal immigrants in detention centers on the southern border.

Reminiscent of WWII, the lawmakers accuse U.S. officials of performing forced medical procedures and tests on detainees, specifically hysterectomies on female immigrants.

“These allegations illustrate a clear pattern of alleged human rights violations by DHS. This pattern of behavior is perpetuated and encouraged by the consistent and unforgivable failure of the United States government and its institutions to take these allegations seriously by investigating them in a transparent, thorough, and impartial manner,” they wrote in the letter.

“The Squad,” as it’s known, is made up of Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib (Mich.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and Ayanna Pressley (Mass.).

It’s unclear why four lawmakers, who occupy offices in the U.S. branch of government responsible for oversight of the Department of Homeland Security (and the federal government writ large) are appealing to an International body to inject itself into U.S. domestic affairs. (The letter is signed by an additional four Democrat lawmakers as well.)

But that has a tactic that has been seen from the far-left with increasing frequency in recent months. Earlier this month we reported on an op-ed in The New York Times that laid out a road map and action plan for how the United Nations can be called upon to effectively take over control of the U.S. government in a post-election period.

Using the guise of racial justice, the piece details several steps for how the Democratic Party can solicit intervention from the UN.

You can read the lawmakers’ letter to the United Nations in its entirety here.

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