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UBC professor, Margo Tamez, named observer for UN session to end racism

UBC professor named observer for UN session to end racism   Margo Tamez’s research into Aboriginal rights includes Texas treaty claims A UBC researcher has been named an official observer by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) 85th Session in … Continue reading

Nogales Children Detention Centers: DEMANDS
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Nogales Children Detention Centers: DEMANDS

Nogales Children Detention Center Demands           THE FOLLOWING DEMANDS AT THIS TIME ARE URGENT  THERE IS NO CONCRETE AND JUST PLAN IN PLACE BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND POLICIES TO ADDRESS THE SITUATION AFFECTING THOUSANDS OF MINORS WHO ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR PRESENT LEGAL & SOCIAL STATUS BUT ARE SUFFERING THE CONSEQUENCES OF THIS BUREAUCRATIC QUAGMIRE. –   … Continue reading

BorderLines: A Conversation with Monica Villarreal
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BorderLines: A Conversation with Monica Villarreal

Cuerpos fronterizos [border bodies] meet the escaping footprints of resilient immigrant workers chasing dreams in the land commonly known for its nightmares. Border Patrol’s trucks, U.S. military’s guns, and exuberant security systems now embellish the land once referred as, “Mexican once…Indian always.” The stories told by immigrant crossings and militarized territories suffuse and define the … Continue reading

International Human Rights / MX-US Border / Uncategorized / University of Texas Law

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Government violates rights of Lipan Apache Peoples at the U.S.-Mexico Border

.THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTINHuman Rights Clinic • 727 East Dean Keeton Street • Austin, Texas 78705 Phone: (512) 232-6477 • Fax: (512) 232-9171 • hrc@law.utexas.edu Press ReleaseApril 15, 2014 Contact: Ariel Dulitzky, Clinic DirectorPhone: 512-232-1256 Email: adulitzky@law.utexas.edu​   U.S. Government violates rights of Lipan Apache Peoples at the U.S.-Mexico Border   AUSTIN, Texas – The Human Rights Clinic at The … Continue reading

Support Lipan Apache Land Defenders
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Support Lipan Apache Land Defenders

Art by Melanie Cervantes The Lipan Apache (Nde’), the indigenous peoples of South Texas, are looking for your support in demanding the U.S. government to halt the development and militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in our autonomous homelands.   The Nde’ people recently hosted a gathering with our traditional chiefs, clan heads and allied activists … Continue reading