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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Rita Arditti Copyright © 2002 by Wesleyan University Press 2002 ESSAY The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Struggle against Impunity in Argentina RITA ARDITTI Wemust notforgetor besilent.Ourduty isto keepthe memory,to keep talkingtirelesslyaboutthehorrorosftheArgentingeenocideW...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., for example, the vexatious persistence and escalation of hetero-impunity and violation against mainly females of all ages. For many years in my activist writing and engagement with this expression of patriarchal supremacy, I felt the injustice of sexual impunity viscerally, in my human core, and my responses...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 92–111.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in Argentina during the 1976-1983 dictatorship (and that remain unpunished), and the emergence of a whole societal structure of impunity that legitimizes injustice. This culture of impunity, and let me briefly define impunity here as the "impossibility to bring the perpetrators of human rights abuses...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the Valentine's Day 2018 mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, did not simply spring up out of fallow ground. Rather, it was rooted in and nourished by the largely youth-led #HandsUpDontShoot and #SayHerName movements' intersectional understanding of the political economy of police brutality and impunity...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
... days-long rampage of white racial violence in Brooks County, Georgia (Bright 2017 ). During the final days of May 1918, mobs of White men identified, hunted, kidnapped, murdered, and lynched over a dozen Black men with impunity, including Mary Turner’s husband, Hayes. When Mary Turner—who was eight...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 163–183.
Published: 01 September 2018
... against Black bodies and protected offenders from social, political, and legal consequences served to institutionalize white power and legalize any means of dominating, controlling, or “correcting” unruly, bad, mouthy, and resistant Black women (people) with impunity, even if the means was death (Wells...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 81–85.
Published: 01 March 2010
... the electorate to deny basic rights to many ofits citizens; to vote for bigotry. But because there is a Blanche Wiesen Cook, such denials, deceptions, and ugliness cannot be continued with impunity. In her groundbreaking essays as well as her biographies and interviews with scholars and activists, she has helped...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., patriarchal violation-embedded in the maintenance of social status laws that allowed sexual impunity and misogynist practices in the name of cultural preservation--came under uncompromising challenge by women of all classes and social locations. Women demanded the amendment of clauses in the Zimbabwean...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 261–270.
Published: 01 October 2021
..., imagined as a people especially given to rationality and possessing a deep commitment to democracy and gender equality that must be protected. As it travels, anti-Muslim racism hitches a ride on local conflicts, enabling violence to be directed at Muslim communities with impunity in the name, for instance...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 7–15.
Published: 01 September 2018
... poner la querella formal y ni siquiera el Ministerio Público fue capaz de hacer valer los derechos de esa niña a ser protegida como lo establece el código de niños, niñas y adolescentes. Porque su madre es mujer, pobre, dominicana y descendiente de migrantes haitianos al día de hoy todo sigue impune el...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 53–83.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Activities Prevention Act (UAPA, 1967), among several others, as described by Preeti Gill ( 2010 : 214). These laws target any attempt at self-determination, autonomy, and independence by giving the Indian armed forces unrestricted impunity to kill, torture, incarcerate, harass, and violate civilians...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... acknowledged as such; and the stories of other Black people who have been recently murdered with impunity came to the fore. We learned that twenty-three-year-old massage therapist Elijah McClain died of cardiac arrest in August 2019, after being subjected to a choke hold by Aurora, Colorado, police...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 130–143.
Published: 01 September 2008
... communities," consequently, "not everyone partakes in the privileges of membership [in] the diasporic community with impunity" (Brown 2005, 42). Exploring the Space of Sound Over the course of the last half-century, a growing body of work within anthropology has sought to theorize the relationship between...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 393–415.
Published: 01 March 2018
... mouth fora family of three, and as much as $18 or $20 for a family of nine.) Deduction is also made of any other debt -perhaps an extra cash loan, with interest, which may legally be charged In Mississippi at 20%, but may with impunity be even 101%; for the owner alone has records of these transactions...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 220–235.
Published: 01 March 2006
... the last will and testament of an Iraqi woman torn between her love for a beloved country, the ambivalence of exile in Beirut, and her opposition to the diplomatic impunity of the U.S.-led coalition forces, who, she concluded, were "worried about security, not for the poor Iraqis, but for themselves...
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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 91–111.
Published: 01 March 2013
... not even the real number; we don't really know how many women have disappeared. We don't really know the extent of the tragedy; we don't know the costs. Wejust know in general that it's violence, corruption, impunity. I also realized that the border [comprises] a very 100 MERIDIANS 11:2 complex dynamic. So...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to be used for sexual pleasure by elite men (or, in Zara’s case, by the nation) and came to the sum of excess and necrophilia, or, in the case of Neha, necropolitical through the necropedophiliac. A vicious set of sexual politics produced elite men’s access to free sex and impunity for violence, and which...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 54–76.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to document the extent of the war's atrocities. Thus, community-based activism becomes a way to link individual experiences of trauma to one another in a transnational struggle to end violence and impunity. wecome/ to truthtogether/ or not at all14 The structure of MotherTongueand its opening and closing...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 149–171.
Published: 01 March 2014
... passages that illustrate unspeakable crimes that, like the murder Bosman recounts in 1700, are committed with impunity. She presents as evidence an article from the GuardianWeeklyfrom 2000 that recounts a brutal police raid of African migrants in Vienna in which the officers traumatized many and killed one...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... . . . How long will the United States be prejudiced by one man acting with impunity and encouraging others (by example) to do the same? This motion should be denied. In other words, ICE fears that Lucio may inspire other undocumented immigrants to enter sanctuary. ICE has correctly identified what...
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