Mexico: Joint Submission to the Committee on Migrant Workers

Joint Submission to the UN Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families 37TH Session, November 2023– List of Issues Mexico: Issues Related to Immigration Detention The Global Detention Project (GDP) and the Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Matías de Córdova (CDHFMC) are pleased to provide the […]

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Guatemala: Is This Peace?

The civil war ended six years ago. Although Guatemala’s uprooted are trying to rebuild their lives, extreme poverty, violence, distrust, and fear remain. During Guatemala’s 36-year civil war, more than a million people were driven from their homes. This spring, I visited the country to see how, six years after the signing of “a firm […]

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A displaced family from the community of Los Cimientos in the Ixil regio (Michael Flynn/Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 2002)

Donde Esta La Frontera?

IN THE EARLY MORNING OF DECEMBER 3, 2001, Kanu Okany Patel, a 35- year-old undocumented migrant from Gujarat, India, furtively made his way to the bathroom of a government-run detention center in Guatemala City, tied one end of a sturdy cord he’d secretly stripped from a window curtain around his neck, the other around a […]

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Mexico Migrant Train - Sebastiao Salgado - Flynn/Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists August 2002