Research & Analysis
Democracy is a dynamic system where citizens from different factions interact without coercion to discuss and take action allowing them to govern their lives and resources as they see fit, with institutionalized mechanisms that would effectively safeguard their natural rights.
Central America, the Middle East, and Northern Africa require to include social and economic conditions to guarantee the innate right to economic and human development.
Turmoil plagues countries and regions throughout the globe, threatening genocide, nuclear war, and widespread suffering.
My research focuses on two regions who have forced people to flee their homes amidst war and violence, Middle East & Northern Africa and Central America, respectively.
Although it is increasingly common to see the terms ‘refugee’ and ‘migrant’ used interchangeably in media and public discussions, there is a crucial legal difference between the two.
Refugees are people for whom denial of asylum has potentially deadly consequences, and must not be expelled or returned to situations where their life or freedom would be under threat.