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…

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…

Flint Water Crisis

In attempts to cut spending, Flint, Michigan government officials have caused a water crisis, exposing their residents to high levels of lead-contaminated water. The water serving the city was rerouted from Detroit to the Flint River in April 2014. The…

Tensions Rise at Mizzou

Photo courtesy of Flickr user eagle102.net, licensed under CC BY 2.0 This week, the University of Missouri football team used its leverage to demand the resignation of its school’s president for his mishandling of racially motivated hate speech on campus….