Posts tagged "human rights"

"According to Just Associates (JASS) more than half of the demonstrators protesting against the coup [against Manuel Zelaya] were women. A group called Feminists in Resistance was formed the same day of the coup in front of the presidential palace, marching under the slogan, “No coups and no violence against women.”“

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Video of the Week: The Invisibles, Trailer.

Every year, thousands of migrants face kidnap, rape and murder in Mexico. Driven by grinding poverty and insecurity back home, they travel through Mexico in hope of reaching the USA with its promise of a better life. But all too often their dreams are turned to nightmares.

Told over four parts, The Invisibles exposes the truth behind one of the most dangerous journeys in the world and reveals the untold stories of the people who make the journey north through Mexico.

-Amnesty International