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…

Citizen Security and the Rights of Children in Haiti

Versión española disponible aquí Commissioners: Dinah Shelton, Rosa María Ortiz, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez. Petitioner: The Center for Haitian Studies, Health, and Human Services (CHS) State: Haiti On October 29, 2013, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) was…

Situation of Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Transsexual, Bisexual, and Intersex Indigenous Persons in the Americas

Versión en español disponible aquí. Commissioners: Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, Rosa María Ortiz, Tracy Robinson Petitioners: Ronald Céspedes, Nación Quechua (Bolivia), Amaranta Gómez Regalado, Nación Zapoteca (Mexico), Senador Jack Jackson Jr., Navajo Nation (United States) State:  n/a On March 16, 2013, the Inter-American…