My name is Aura Hernández. I am originally from Guatemala, and I have been in sanctuary since March 1 of this year as a result of the harsh immigration policies of Mr. Donald Trump.
“As organizations advocating for press freedom, immigrant rights and racial justice, we are outraged by Durán’s arrest and detainment, which are in direct violation of the First Amendment.”
In one video, 18 shots of tear gas canisters seem to be heard as people ran away coughing and in panic. About 12 of those shots were heard after protesters were already retreating.
Sign-on letter condemning the actions of the Puerto Rican government on May Day and demanding justice for the Puerto Rican people
The institutionalized violence and insecurity in Central America, backed by the United States, have forced us out of our countries of origin.
“I’ve been targeted, not only because of my human rights activism and my advocacy for reproductive justice, but also because I have a criminal record.”