The Situation of Extra-Urban Transport Workers in Guatemala

Commissioners: James L. Cavallaro, Margarette May Macaulay Petitioners: Gretexpa / Cámara Interamericana de Transporte State: State of Guatemala On March 20, 2017, the Interamerican Transportation Chamber, an organization of sixteen countries in predominantly South America that monitors transportation issues, and…

Refugees Perish in Harsh Winter

  Refugees are dying from the harsh winter conditions on Lesbos, a Greek island. Refugees have died from being exposed to the cold, as well as from winter-related accidents such as the explosion of heaters and the intake of carbon…

Religious Minorities Threatened by Rising Intolerance

Gafatar, a religious minority in Indonesia’s predominantly Muslim nation, has faced increasing violence.  A Gafatar center in Antibar was burned down on January 19, 2017.  Human Rights Watch blames Indonesia’s legal system for perpetuating the discrimination against religious minorities.  Indonesia…