Posts Tagged: violence

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