Assassinations
Thousands paid homage to Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips in São Paulo

Thousands of people attended a tribute to the Indigenous rights activist and journalist held on July 16 in downtown São Paulo

“We will not give up”: Brazil demands justice for Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips

Political and societal figures denounce the federal government’s disregard for the Amazon region and demand the protection of indigenous peoples

Assassination of journalists sparks outrage in Mexico

The assassination of three journalists triggered protests in 65 cities across Mexico, demanding an end to violence and impunity

Mexico’s social movements push for solidarity and alternatives

Magdiel Sánchez Quiroz discusses the increase in violence during the pandemic and the initiatives of solidarity of Mexico’s social movements

Colombian social leaders walked 15 days and 600 km to demand the right to life

A group of social activists and human rights defenders have been marching from the southwestern Colombia for the past 15 days to demand respect for the life, territory and human rights of minority groups in the country

Gustavo Pedraza: “The legacy that Carlos leaves us is of unrelenting struggle”

Five years have passed since social leader Carlos Alberto Pedraza Salcedo was forcibly disappeared and assassinated, and the struggle for truth and justice continues

Six social leaders assassinated in past week in Colombia

The genocide against Colombia’s social leaders, human rights defenders and ex-combatants continues as six of them were violently assassinated in the past one week

Shack-dwellers movement boycotts the ANC and pledges vote to SRWP

Citing police brutality, arrests and assassinations they have been subjected to by the ANC government, the movement has concluded that voting ANC “is like digging our own graves.”

Photo of a peasant injured during police repression in Popayan Protesters meet with brutal police repression in Cauca, Colombia

The protesters are demanding that the national government guarantee basic rights such as health, education and housing as well as the protection of social and peasant leaders

Around the world in 8 minutes: Episode 02

This episode takes you to New Delhi, India where millions of defiant workers went on a two-day general strike against the policies of the far-right Narendra Modi government.

Maritza Isabel Quiroz Leiva In Colombia, 2019 begins with more assassinations of leaders

Organizations have denounced the assassinations and called on the Colombian government to take real measures to protect the lives of social leaders

Two MST leaders brutally assassinated in the northeast of Brazil

On Saturday night, two heavily armed masked hitmen attacked an MST camp and murdered two MST militants José Bernardo da Silva and Rodrigo Celestino while they were eating dinner