Human Rights Situation of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Mexico

Commissioners: Francisco Eguiguren, Esmeralda A. de Trotiño, Paulo Vannuchi, and Paulo Abrao Petitioners: Civil Society Organizations from Mexico State: Mexico Between 2011 and 2016, Mexico received over a 1000% increase in asylum applications from individuals fleeing poverty, violence, corruption, extortion,…

Human Rights Situation of Young People in Guyana

Commissioners: Margarette May Macaulay (Rapporteur of Guyana & Women) and Esmeralda A. de Troitiño (Rapporteur of Children & Young Persons) Petitioners: ChildLinK, Guyana National Youth Council (GNYC), Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) State: Guyana At a hearing before the…

In re Isamu Carlos Shibayama

Commissioners: Francisco José Eguiguren Praeli, Paulo Vannuchi, Margarette May Macaulay Petitioners: Isamu Carlos “Art” Shibayama, Kenichi Javier Shibayama, Takeshi Jorge Shibayama, The Japanese Peruvian Oral History Project State: United States Topic: Japanese-Peruvian Petitioners seeking redress for their internment during WWII…