Historical Dispossession and Community Agency: Contemporary Indigenous Rights in Mexico

By: Diana Cuevas, Rebecca Fraley-Gonzalez, Ryan Chima, Bertha Cazarez In the field of human rights, it is often the case for victims of human rights violations to carry the burden of knowing their rights and defending themselves. This has been

Historical Dispossession and Community Agency: Contemporary Indigenous Rights in Mexico

By: Diana Cuevas, Rebecca Fraley-Gonzalez, Ryan Chima, Bertha Cazarez In the field of human rights, it is often the case for victims of human rights violations to carry the burden of knowing their rights and defending themselves. This has been

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.

Femicide In The Country of Mexico

By: Adamaris Gallo, Andrea Cabezas, and Eric Garnica Femicide is defined as: “the extreme and ultimate manifestation of existing forms of violence against women in patriarchal societies. Crimes of this kind reinforce the idea that women are sexual objects and

Femicide In The Country of Mexico

By: Adamaris Gallo, Andrea Cabezas, and Eric Garnica Femicide is defined as: “the extreme and ultimate manifestation of existing forms of violence against women in patriarchal societies. Crimes of this kind reinforce the idea that women are sexual objects and

El Salvador: From Civil War to Migrant Caravans, A Look at Human Rights Violations

By Elsy Mora, Sabrina Faucette, Cristian Maldonado, Rory Crowly and Dave Ivan Cruz “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity” -Nelson Mandela In October of 2018, a caravan of 200 Salvadorans started the journey north

El Salvador: From Civil War to Migrant Caravans, A Look at Human Rights Violations

By Elsy Mora, Sabrina Faucette, Cristian Maldonado, Rory Crowly and Dave Ivan Cruz “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity” -Nelson Mandela In October of 2018, a caravan of 200 Salvadorans started the journey north