El asilo, una protección difícil de obtener para los niños migrantes en México

El asilo, una protección difícil de obtener para los niños migrantes en México

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Americas, Children's Rights, Development, Español, Mexico | No Comments

Ciudad de México – Niños de América Central que huyen de graves amenazas afrontan enormes obstáculos a la hora de solicitar asilo en México, aseguró Human Rights Watch en un informe publicado hoy. El informe de 165 páginas “Puertas Cerradas: El fracaso de México en la protección de niños refugiados y migrantes de América Central” documenta […]

Our moral duty to help kids at the border: Column

Our moral duty to help kids at the border: Column

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Americas, Children's Rights, Human Rights, Migrants | No Comments

By George Biddie As a longtime staff member of a humanitarian aid organization, I know how compassionate the American people are. When the International Rescue Committee has issued appeals to support humanitarian crises in places like Somalia, Haiti and the Philippines, Americans have rushed to assist. Through our work with refugees resettled in the United […]

US: Prosecuting Migrants is Hurting Families – EE. UU.: Penalización de asuntos migratorios hace daño a familias

US: Prosecuting Migrants is Hurting Families – EE. UU.: Penalización de asuntos migratorios hace daño a familias

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Americas, Children's Rights, Español | No Comments

Published in: HRW [Disponible en Español abajo] Reform Should End Costly, Misguided Criminal Cases (Washington, DC) – The skyrocketing criminal prosecutions of migrants for illegally entering or reentering the United States carry huge human and financial costs, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Imprisoning migrants with minor or no criminal records before deporting […]

The Hidden Victims of Tobacco

The Hidden Victims of Tobacco

Posted by on Sep 9, 2012 in Americas, Business, Children's Rights | No Comments

By Zama Coursen-Neff Pusblished in: Huffington Post The smoking habits of the presidential candidates keep coming up: Barack Obama’s efforts to quit, Mitt Romney’s abstention. Romney signed a ban on smoking in bars, restaurants, and indoor workplaces in Massachusetts in 2004; President Obama signed a law in 2009 that broadly restricts marketing cigarettes to children. […]

Labor Department abandons child farmworkers

Labor Department abandons child farmworkers

Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Americas, Business, Children's Rights | No Comments

Human Rights Watch, May 7, 2012 In a few weeks, children as young as 12 will start leaving schools in south Texas to work in the summer harvest, taking on the difficult and sometimes even dangerous work of picking fruits and vegetables. Nationwide, hundreds of thousands of kids this year will cut the roots off […]

Uzbekistan: End Forced, Child Labor in Cotton Fields

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 in Business, Children's Rights, Forced Labor | No Comments

Human Rights Watch Coalition Seeks US Support for ILO Monitoring (Washington, DC) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should urge the Uzbek government to take immediate steps to end forced labor, including the state-sponsored mobilization of children, in the cotton sector, a coalition of nongovernmental organizations said in a letter to Clintonon April 24. […]

USA: In Hostile Terrain: Human rights violations in immigration enforcement in the US Southwest

USA: In Hostile Terrain: Human rights violations in immigration enforcement in the US Southwest

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Americas, Children's Rights, Migrants | No Comments

Amnesty International Report “The architecture of international human rights law is built on the premise that all persons, by virtue of their essential humanity, should enjoy all human rights.” — David Weissbrodt, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Non-Citizens Amnesty International’s report, In Hostile Terrain: Human rights violations in immigration enforcement in the US Southwest (English or Spanish), examines the human […]

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