Posts Tagged: human rights

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

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

The Constant Escalation of Drug Related Violence in Mexico

By Daniel Farinha and Edgar Alvarez-Rosa On December 11th of 2006 the Mexican president Felipe Calderon announced that he would begin a war against drugs by aiming to disband the world’s most powerful and dangerous cartels. Just three years after

The Constant Escalation of Drug Related Violence in Mexico

By Daniel Farinha and Edgar Alvarez-Rosa On December 11th of 2006 the Mexican president Felipe Calderon announced that he would begin a war against drugs by aiming to disband the world’s most powerful and dangerous cartels. Just three years after

The Suppression of Freedom of Speech, Press, and Media: The Case of Mexican Journalists in the 21st Century

By Angel Cardoza, Mysee Xiong, Krista Keplinger, Shaylene Fischmann …“we must not be silent, we must continue to write. Silence is an act of death and complicity.” — Jesús Javier Valdez Cárdenas Over time, freedom of press and speech in

The Suppression of Freedom of Speech, Press, and Media: The Case of Mexican Journalists in the 21st Century

By Angel Cardoza, Mysee Xiong, Krista Keplinger, Shaylene Fischmann …“we must not be silent, we must continue to write. Silence is an act of death and complicity.” — Jesús Javier Valdez Cárdenas Over time, freedom of press and speech in

The Effects of Oil Drilling on the Human Rights of the Ecuadorian Peoples — Group 17 Human Rights Dossier

Over the course of the last few decades, oil companies have been releasing billions of gallons of toxic pollutants and petroleum into the Amazon forest (the Oriente), posing a threat to both the environment and the health and welfare of

The Effects of Oil Drilling on the Human Rights of the Ecuadorian Peoples — Group 17 Human Rights Dossier

Over the course of the last few decades, oil companies have been releasing billions of gallons of toxic pollutants and petroleum into the Amazon forest (the Oriente), posing a threat to both the environment and the health and welfare of

Cardenas, Sonia. Human Rights in Latin America : A Politics of Terror and Hope. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011: 1-17.

“Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope” by Sonia Cardenas, provides a look into the evolution of human rights in Latin America. She illustrates the initiatives that took place throughout Latin America’s counterculture movement which proceeded

Cardenas, Sonia. Human Rights in Latin America : A Politics of Terror and Hope. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011: 1-17.

“Human Rights in Latin America: A Politics of Terror and Hope” by Sonia Cardenas, provides a look into the evolution of human rights in Latin America. She illustrates the initiatives that took place throughout Latin America’s counterculture movement which proceeded

Shipley, Tyler. “The New Canadian Imperialism and the Military Coup in Honduras.” Latin American Perspectives 40, no. 5 (2013): 44-61.

This article explores the human rights problems in Honduras, through the lens of Canadian imperialism. It covers the problems being faced in Honduras, from natural resource competition to violation of human rights, leading to the military coup and Canadian intervention,

Shipley, Tyler. “The New Canadian Imperialism and the Military Coup in Honduras.” Latin American Perspectives 40, no. 5 (2013): 44-61.

This article explores the human rights problems in Honduras, through the lens of Canadian imperialism. It covers the problems being faced in Honduras, from natural resource competition to violation of human rights, leading to the military coup and Canadian intervention,