Sophie Smith and Alicia Dinsmore presented the findings of Deadly Apprehension Methods: The Consequences of Chase and Scatter in the Wilderness at five schools in the Midwest in February. Continue reading Publicizing our findings: Midwest speaking tour
There is a crisis of death and disappearance happening at the US–Mexico border. Today, Tucson-based groups No More Deaths and La Coalición de Derechos Humanos release part 1 of a three-part report series aimed at bringing this crisis to light. Continue reading End the crisis of death and disappearance at the border!
In June 2015, No More Deaths and La Coalición de Derechos Humanos (Human Rights Coalition) received $10,000 from the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee to write three reports that document how border-enforcement policies and practices cause people to disappear while crossing the US–Mexico border. The first of these reports, to be released in early summer, focuses on two Border Patrol practices: destroying lifesaving humanitarian aid and intentionally scattering groups of migrants during apprehension. Continue reading Why do people disappear in the desert?