Rohingyas Seeking Protection and Refuge

The Rohingyas are a Muslim ethnic group located in the Rakhine (Arakan) State of southwestern Burma. According to Human Rights Watch, the Rohingyas are subjected to systematic persecution and human rights abuses at the hand of the Burmese government, on…

Violence against Irregular Migrants in Mexico

The human rights of migrants in Mexico have drastically deteriorated in recent years, according to Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Gang-related violence has made Mexico increasingly dangerous in all respects, but particularly to irregular migrants traveling to…

Human Rights Situation in the Camps for Internally Displaced Persons in Haiti

Participants:Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI), Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), American University Washington College of Law International Human Rights Clinic (IHRLC), State of Haiti (not present) Countries:Haiti Topics:Internally Displaced Persons Update:Disease, malnourishment, contaminated water, and sexual assault…