Posts Tagged: violence

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.

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

Central American Migrant Experiences Through Mexico

Anastasie Lenoir, Katrina Manrique, Sarah Mayorga, & Nicole Rapista In 2017-2018, the caravana migrante, or migrant caravan, composed of Central American migrants fleeing violence, political repression, and economic instability, started to make its way from the Northern Triangle through the

Central American Migrant Experiences Through Mexico

Anastasie Lenoir, Katrina Manrique, Sarah Mayorga, & Nicole Rapista In 2017-2018, the caravana migrante, or migrant caravan, composed of Central American migrants fleeing violence, political repression, and economic instability, started to make its way from the Northern Triangle through the

Hathazy, Paul, and Markus-Michael Müller. “The crisis of detention and the politics of denial in Latin America.” International Review of the Red Cross 98, no. 903 (2016), 889-916. doi:10.1017/s1816383117000558.

The article evaluates the conduct of officials and the corruption involved violation human rights. The article uses many statistics in comparing the prison rates from ten years ago. The article is broken up into four clear sections and then subcategorized

Hathazy, Paul, and Markus-Michael Müller. “The crisis of detention and the politics of denial in Latin America.” International Review of the Red Cross 98, no. 903 (2016), 889-916. doi:10.1017/s1816383117000558.

The article evaluates the conduct of officials and the corruption involved violation human rights. The article uses many statistics in comparing the prison rates from ten years ago. The article is broken up into four clear sections and then subcategorized

Swanson, Kate and Torres, Rebecca (2016) “Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in the Americas,” Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3): 23-48.

The article focuses on how the migration outbreak derives from transnational state policies and practices which pose negative effects on the lives of migrant children. The research highlights the historical component of the problem: structural violence and normalized violence. Structural

Swanson, Kate and Torres, Rebecca (2016) “Child Migration and Transnationalized Violence in the Americas,” Journal of Latin American Geography 15(3): 23-48.

The article focuses on how the migration outbreak derives from transnational state policies and practices which pose negative effects on the lives of migrant children. The research highlights the historical component of the problem: structural violence and normalized violence. Structural

Laura Carlsen, Mexico’s False Dilemma: Human Rights or Security, 10 NW. J. HUM. RTS. 146 (2012).

Carlsen’s article focuses on the execution of the war on drugs by the Mexican Government and the use of the army to fight it. There have been thousands of people that have died because of the war on drugs and

Laura Carlsen, Mexico’s False Dilemma: Human Rights or Security, 10 NW. J. HUM. RTS. 146 (2012).

Carlsen’s article focuses on the execution of the war on drugs by the Mexican Government and the use of the army to fight it. There have been thousands of people that have died because of the war on drugs and

Woods, Jason. “POVERTY AND VIOLENCE LEAVE HONDURANS NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE HOME.” Heifer International. October 24, 2018.

Woods, Jason. “POVERTY AND VIOLENCE LEAVE HONDURANS NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE HOME.” Heifer International. October 24, 2018. Accessed January 25, 2019. https://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2018/October/poverty-and-violence-leave-hondurans-no-option-but-to-leave-home.html.             In this article by Jason Woods, he dives in depth into the causes of the mass

Woods, Jason. “POVERTY AND VIOLENCE LEAVE HONDURANS NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE HOME.” Heifer International. October 24, 2018.

Woods, Jason. “POVERTY AND VIOLENCE LEAVE HONDURANS NO OPTION BUT TO LEAVE HOME.” Heifer International. October 24, 2018. Accessed January 25, 2019. https://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2018/October/poverty-and-violence-leave-hondurans-no-option-but-to-leave-home.html.             In this article by Jason Woods, he dives in depth into the causes of the mass

Kruszewski, Anthony. Payan, Tony. Staudt, Kathleen. Human Rights: Along the U.S.-Mexico Border. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2009 Alberto Martin Alvarez, Ana Fernández Zubieta

In Alvarez and Zubieta’s chapter, “Central American Immigrants at the Northeastern Mexico Border,” the authors look to gain knowledge about the numbers of Central American migrants and their experiences in terms of abuse and maltreatment. This chapter is a field

Kruszewski, Anthony. Payan, Tony. Staudt, Kathleen. Human Rights: Along the U.S.-Mexico Border. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2009 Alberto Martin Alvarez, Ana Fernández Zubieta

In Alvarez and Zubieta’s chapter, “Central American Immigrants at the Northeastern Mexico Border,” the authors look to gain knowledge about the numbers of Central American migrants and their experiences in terms of abuse and maltreatment. This chapter is a field

Simmons, David. “Structural Violence as Social Practice: Haitian Agricultural Workers, Anti-Haitianism, and Health in the Dominican Republic.” Human Organization 69, no. 1 (2010): 10-18.

Over the past decade,  The Dominican Republic has continued to fail to uphold its international human rights obligations as Dominican high courts ruled to retroactively and arbitrarily deprive massive amounts of people of their Dominican nationality and citizenship. In the

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Simmons, David. “Structural Violence as Social Practice: Haitian Agricultural Workers, Anti-Haitianism, and Health in the Dominican Republic.” Human Organization 69, no. 1 (2010): 10-18.

Over the past decade,  The Dominican Republic has continued to fail to uphold its international human rights obligations as Dominican high courts ruled to retroactively and arbitrarily deprive massive amounts of people of their Dominican nationality and citizenship. In the

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Reina, Angelica S., Brenda J. Lohman, and Marta María Maldonado. “‘He Said They’d Deport Me’: Factors Influencing Domestic Violence Help-Seeking Practices Among Latina Immigrants.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 29, no. 4 (March 2014): 593–615. doi:10.1177/0886260513505214

Previous literature has shown that women from immigrant populations, including Latina immigrants, suffer disproportionately from gendered violence. Additional studies show that 17.3% of Latina women living in the US, including first-generation immigrants, were victims of partner violence and abuse. Despite

Reina, Angelica S., Brenda J. Lohman, and Marta María Maldonado. “‘He Said They’d Deport Me’: Factors Influencing Domestic Violence Help-Seeking Practices Among Latina Immigrants.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 29, no. 4 (March 2014): 593–615. doi:10.1177/0886260513505214

Previous literature has shown that women from immigrant populations, including Latina immigrants, suffer disproportionately from gendered violence. Additional studies show that 17.3% of Latina women living in the US, including first-generation immigrants, were victims of partner violence and abuse. Despite

Annotated Bibliography – sample W19

Practice annotated bibliography entry for HIS 161 Winter 2019

Annotated Bibliography – sample W19

Practice annotated bibliography entry for HIS 161 Winter 2019

Venezuela: Resistencia Contra el Gobierno

As residents of the United Sates, we often take certain services for granted. This includes access to basic shelter, food, and healthcare. In addition, we are believed to be protected under our constitution. This is not always the case in

Venezuela: Resistencia Contra el Gobierno

As residents of the United Sates, we often take certain services for granted. This includes access to basic shelter, food, and healthcare. In addition, we are believed to be protected under our constitution. This is not always the case in

Sex Trafficking in Mexico: A Human Rights Violation and Humanitarian Crisis

Many immigrants from Mexico dream of moving to the United States where they will be able to obtain a job, earn a paycheck, and support their families. Due to the fact that working as an undocumented immigrant is not unheard

Sex Trafficking in Mexico: A Human Rights Violation and Humanitarian Crisis

Many immigrants from Mexico dream of moving to the United States where they will be able to obtain a job, earn a paycheck, and support their families. Due to the fact that working as an undocumented immigrant is not unheard

FORERO, JUAN, and EZEQUIEL MINAYA. “Venezuela Raises Iron Hand Against Protesters.” Wall Street Journal – Eastern Edition, April 17, 2014., A12, Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 20, 2015).

I believe this picture accurately depicts the fundamental argument that all human rights protesters share. Messages like this are simple yet strong enough to drive home an unforgettable message. Tags: Human rights, Venezuela, protest, violence, political dissent, political persecution. Summary:

FORERO, JUAN, and EZEQUIEL MINAYA. “Venezuela Raises Iron Hand Against Protesters.” Wall Street Journal – Eastern Edition, April 17, 2014., A12, Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 20, 2015).

I believe this picture accurately depicts the fundamental argument that all human rights protesters share. Messages like this are simple yet strong enough to drive home an unforgettable message. Tags: Human rights, Venezuela, protest, violence, political dissent, political persecution. Summary:

Wright, Melissa . “Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border.”Signs, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 707-731

In the article the author argues that in order to understand femicide and drug-related murders one must  understand gender violence and how its used to ensure the security of a state, specifically Ciudad Juarez. The argument of the article replies

Wright, Melissa . “Necropolitics, Narcopolitics, and Femicide: Gendered Violence on the Mexico-U.S. Border.”Signs, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Spring 2011), pp. 707-731

In the article the author argues that in order to understand femicide and drug-related murders one must  understand gender violence and how its used to ensure the security of a state, specifically Ciudad Juarez. The argument of the article replies

Alissa Del Riego and Adrianna C. Rodriguez, “Ladies in White: The Peaceful March Against Repression in Cuba and Online”, (Harvard Human Rights Journal, 2011) pp. 221-240.

Annotated Bibliography:   In this article, “ Ladies in White: The Peaceful March Against Repression in Cuba and Online” written by Alissa Del Riego and Adrianna C. Rodriguez is about the Women in White. These women are also known as

Alissa Del Riego and Adrianna C. Rodriguez, “Ladies in White: The Peaceful March Against Repression in Cuba and Online”, (Harvard Human Rights Journal, 2011) pp. 221-240.

Annotated Bibliography:   In this article, “ Ladies in White: The Peaceful March Against Repression in Cuba and Online” written by Alissa Del Riego and Adrianna C. Rodriguez is about the Women in White. These women are also known as

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Second Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas. Vol. II. Swedish Foundation of Human Rights, 2011.

The author’s project is to clarify what persons qualify as a human rights defenders, follow up on the last report from the Inter-American Commission on Human rights, and lastly go over many of the challenges human rights defenders face in

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Second Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas. Vol. II. Swedish Foundation of Human Rights, 2011.

The author’s project is to clarify what persons qualify as a human rights defenders, follow up on the last report from the Inter-American Commission on Human rights, and lastly go over many of the challenges human rights defenders face in

Risley, Amy. “Sex Trafficking: The “Other” Crisis in Mexico?.” Latin Americanist 54, no. 1 (March 2010): 99-117. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 11, 2015).

Amy Risley’s article “Sex Trafficking: The ‘Other’ Crisis in Mexico?” gives a comprehensive overview of the definitions, causes, and statistics that are associated with sex trafficking within Mexico. Risley begins her article by summarizing the supply and demand dynamics that

Risley, Amy. “Sex Trafficking: The “Other” Crisis in Mexico?.” Latin Americanist 54, no. 1 (March 2010): 99-117. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 11, 2015).

Amy Risley’s article “Sex Trafficking: The ‘Other’ Crisis in Mexico?” gives a comprehensive overview of the definitions, causes, and statistics that are associated with sex trafficking within Mexico. Risley begins her article by summarizing the supply and demand dynamics that

Alfonsín, Raúl. ‘“Never Again” in Argentina’. Journal of Democracy 4, no. 1 (January 1993): 15–19.

Alfonsín speaks about the building and restoration of democracy through governmental institutions and commissions in Argentina after the egregious human rights violations that occurred during the Dirty War. He explains that’s the Argentine society has decided to carry on a

Alfonsín, Raúl. ‘“Never Again” in Argentina’. Journal of Democracy 4, no. 1 (January 1993): 15–19.

Alfonsín speaks about the building and restoration of democracy through governmental institutions and commissions in Argentina after the egregious human rights violations that occurred during the Dirty War. He explains that’s the Argentine society has decided to carry on a