Presentations on the killing of Anastasio Hernández Rojas


In 2018, Jonathan Xavier Inda presented at two workshops on the killing of Anastasio Hernández Rojas.

On June 18, 2018, Jonathan Xavier Inda presented a paper entitled ‘Trauma on the Body: Anastasio Hernández Rojas and the Violences of Detention’ at the Birmingham–Illinois Carceral Studies Workshop, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The paper addressed the conditions of Rojas’ deportation, the evidence of beating by border enforcement agents as well as the Department of Justice refusal to support  federal criminal charges.

On April 10-20, 2018, Jonathan Xavier Inda presented another paper entitled ‘Tasered to Death: The Killing of Anastasio Hernández Rojas.’ The paper was presented at the Carceral Subjects: Approaching Incarceration in the Twenty First Century Workshop at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Please also see the case study ‘Trauma on the Body: The Border Killing of Anastascio Hernández Rojas.’


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