Category Archives: Human Rights Dossier

“Right now we’re just leaving, later on we’ll see how to live”: The Migration Crisis in Central America Turned Humanitarian Crisis

By: Diana Sandoval, Sharon Giang, Rachel Hinojosa, Jose Ballesteros Immigration is an international issue facing countries with weak capacities to deal with the large influx of people. Specifically, Central American immigration into Mexico and the United States has grown drastically

“Right now we’re just leaving, later on we’ll see how to live”: The Migration Crisis in Central America Turned Humanitarian Crisis

By: Diana Sandoval, Sharon Giang, Rachel Hinojosa, Jose Ballesteros Immigration is an international issue facing countries with weak capacities to deal with the large influx of people. Specifically, Central American immigration into Mexico and the United States has grown drastically

Mexico’s War on Journalism

By Eliana Carter, Vijay Mittal, and Preston Moore Looking up from the phone screen on the walk home, it becomes apparent that you have a tail. Seeing a hand move inside of the trench coat, the outline of a weapon

Mexico’s War on Journalism

By Eliana Carter, Vijay Mittal, and Preston Moore Looking up from the phone screen on the walk home, it becomes apparent that you have a tail. Seeing a hand move inside of the trench coat, the outline of a weapon

Venezuelan Refugee Crisis

Venezuelans are leaving their country in high numbers, they are fleeing their country’s economic, humanitarian and governmental crisis. Thereby experiencing one of the worst refugee crisis.

Venezuelan Refugee Crisis

Venezuelans are leaving their country in high numbers, they are fleeing their country’s economic, humanitarian and governmental crisis. Thereby experiencing one of the worst refugee crisis.

U.S.-Mexico Border: Overlooked Injustices Against Humanity

By: Selena Hood, Aileen Flores, Odette Moran The focus of this dossier will be the violation of human rights along the heavily militarized US-Mexico border, specifically the victimization of Mexican and Central American persons seeking refuge in the United States.

U.S.-Mexico Border: Overlooked Injustices Against Humanity

By: Selena Hood, Aileen Flores, Odette Moran The focus of this dossier will be the violation of human rights along the heavily militarized US-Mexico border, specifically the victimization of Mexican and Central American persons seeking refuge in the United States.

Guatemalan State Violence: How Political Instability Breeds Human Rights Violations

Dossier By: Emily Moncada, Nayda Peace, Rob Dellinger, and Jocelyn Vera In Guatemala, a country with a majority indigenous population, it is imperative to remember the past as a precondition for analyzing current political issues (Jonas 2000: 14).  Guatemala’s history

Guatemalan State Violence: How Political Instability Breeds Human Rights Violations

Dossier By: Emily Moncada, Nayda Peace, Rob Dellinger, and Jocelyn Vera In Guatemala, a country with a majority indigenous population, it is imperative to remember the past as a precondition for analyzing current political issues (Jonas 2000: 14).  Guatemala’s history

Indigenous Land Disputes in Brazil

The vast South American country of Brazil is home to roughly nine hundred thousand indigenous people, and their land is spread out through Brazil, making up about thirteen percent of the overall land. Brazil’s fast growing economy and commitment to

Indigenous Land Disputes in Brazil

The vast South American country of Brazil is home to roughly nine hundred thousand indigenous people, and their land is spread out through Brazil, making up about thirteen percent of the overall land. Brazil’s fast growing economy and commitment to

Stolen Innocence: Generational Violence against Children of El Salvador

Human Rights Dossier Group 15: Julia Nguyen, Cindy Lemus and Samantha Linarez   An audio clip of Alisson Madrid, a 6-year old girl from El Salvador, along with other children being held in Border Patrol facilities separate from their parents.

Stolen Innocence: Generational Violence against Children of El Salvador

Human Rights Dossier Group 15: Julia Nguyen, Cindy Lemus and Samantha Linarez   An audio clip of Alisson Madrid, a 6-year old girl from El Salvador, along with other children being held in Border Patrol facilities separate from their parents.