Category Archives: Violating Human Rights & Abuse

Confusion and Criticism: The Kony 2012 Phenomenon

By Jessica Kroenert It is pretty clear that Joseph Kony is one of the most talked about people of 2012 thus far, and it seems that nearly everyone I know has something to say about him. This Kony 2012 phenomenon … Continue reading

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Not For Sale

By Leydi Basilio After patiently waiting in line, it was now my turn.  I quickly proceeded to the open window, as indicated by the airport staff. However, I could not even begin to imagine what lied ahead. I handed the … Continue reading

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Trokosi: Today’s Slavery

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Emily Rittenhouse “If any of us objected to their demands, we were flogged, starved and raped brutally,” states Belinda Edinam Siamey about her everyday life as a victim of a Trokosi in West Africa (Pischiutta 2009). Belinda was sacrificed by … Continue reading

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