The Violation of Human Rights in the Modern Cuban Prison System

The Cuban government is one of the last four remaining socialist nations of the Cold War, and it is peculiarly stable despite rampant support for reform within the country and dissatisfaction with the majority Communist party that supports Raúl Castro.

The Violation of Human Rights in the Modern Cuban Prison System

The Cuban government is one of the last four remaining socialist nations of the Cold War, and it is peculiarly stable despite rampant support for reform within the country and dissatisfaction with the majority Communist party that supports Raúl Castro.

Tropic of Cancer: The United States’ Human Rights Violations in Vieques

During President Obama’s presidential campaign in 2008, he wrote a letter to the then-Governor of Puerto Rico Anibal Acevedo Vilá, promising to use his resources to clean up the environment of Vieques and to monitor the health of Viequenses affected

Tropic of Cancer: The United States’ Human Rights Violations in Vieques

During President Obama’s presidential campaign in 2008, he wrote a letter to the then-Governor of Puerto Rico Anibal Acevedo Vilá, promising to use his resources to clean up the environment of Vieques and to monitor the health of Viequenses affected

How Fifa and the 2014 World Cup Expanded Poverty in Brazil

“Brazil World Cup: FIfa and business miss an open goal for human rights” – Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Nieva. 13 June 2014    Click here for original text “FIFA is recognized as one of the world’s wealthiest sporting associations.”

How Fifa and the 2014 World Cup Expanded Poverty in Brazil

“Brazil World Cup: FIfa and business miss an open goal for human rights” – Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Nieva. 13 June 2014    Click here for original text “FIFA is recognized as one of the world’s wealthiest sporting associations.”

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

Jillian Steinhauer, “Brazil Evicts Indigenous People in Violent Clash Over Sports Stadium” Hyperallergic (April 1, 2013).Link to Article Even before the high profile arrests of many FIFA officials this past month, there were many concerns as to the selection of host states for the

How Brazil’s World Cup has sold its people short in the Amazon

Jillian Steinhauer, “Brazil Evicts Indigenous People in Violent Clash Over Sports Stadium” Hyperallergic (April 1, 2013).Link to Article Even before the high profile arrests of many FIFA officials this past month, there were many concerns as to the selection of host states for the

Mexico: Investigate Michoacán Killings

Click here to see full article The observation of human rights in Latin America still raises some questions. This is following the recent mass killing of civilians by the state security personnel yet the same go unpunished. The efforts put

Mexico: Investigate Michoacán Killings

Click here to see full article The observation of human rights in Latin America still raises some questions. This is following the recent mass killing of civilians by the state security personnel yet the same go unpunished. The efforts put

Colombia: Top Brass Linked to Extrajudicial Executions

Human Rights Watch, “Colombia: Top Brass Linked to Extrajudicial Executions,” Human Rights Watch (June 24, 2015). Link to the original article The article is based off of a Human Rights Watch report recently released that claims to contain newly found evidence

Colombia: Top Brass Linked to Extrajudicial Executions

Human Rights Watch, “Colombia: Top Brass Linked to Extrajudicial Executions,” Human Rights Watch (June 24, 2015). Link to the original article The article is based off of a Human Rights Watch report recently released that claims to contain newly found evidence

IWGIA 2015 Yearbook Entry on Brazil – Brazil’s Violations of Indigenous People’s Rights for Development Projects

Maria de Lourdes Beldi de Alcantara, “Brazil”, entry in IWGIA, The Indigenous World 2015 online (April 21, 2015)  Click here to see full article The International Workgroup for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) 2015 Yearbook report for Brazil tracks human rights affairs

IWGIA 2015 Yearbook Entry on Brazil – Brazil’s Violations of Indigenous People’s Rights for Development Projects

Maria de Lourdes Beldi de Alcantara, “Brazil”, entry in IWGIA, The Indigenous World 2015 online (April 21, 2015)  Click here to see full article The International Workgroup for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) 2015 Yearbook report for Brazil tracks human rights affairs