Tag Archives: human rights

UN Sustainable Development Goal Six: Environmental Justice Implications in the Fight for Clean Water

By: Alyssa Huffman Where there is water, there is life. From the proliferation of civilization to the development of new nations, water serves as the foundation of humankind. Today, we recognize water as a human right; beyond that, the United Nations (UN) acknowledges clean water and sanitation as essential to the realization of all human […]

The Escalating Crisis of the Rohingya People of Myanmar

By: Camila Torres Jaramillo March 14, 2023 The Rohingya people of Myanmar have long been subjected to persecution and human rights abuses, which have been widely condemned by the international community.[1] This article will explore the legal implications of the situation in Myanmar, focusing on the human rights violations committed against the Rohingya people. Background The […]

FIFA: The Gift that Keeps on Giving Controversy but not “OneLove”

By: Ann Turner Light December 9, 2022 In 2010, before FIFA’s then President, Sepp Blatter, announced live that Qatar outplayed much worthier contenders for hosting World Cup 2022, Blatter verbally acknowledged the tension of that day; it was apparent from his body language, too. Between his awkwardness and our collective shock over the outcome was this message: the game […]

The Right to Food and Refugees: Food Autonomy, Dignity, and Cultural Adequacy Within Refugee Camps

By: Photini Kamvisseli Suarez December 5, 2022 The right to food is an internationally recognized human right, and is referred to in Article 25 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights:  “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and […]