Democracy
Forced disappearance in Argentina: The case of Facundo Astudillo Castro

Finally it was confirmed that the body that was found days back, is Facundo Astudillo Castro who was disappeared four months ago. Questions remain of how and where he died and all evidence points to police involvement

Five activists arrested in police raid in Swaziland have been released

According to police, the documents calling for democracy that were confiscated in the raids may be considered treasonous

“Democracy has been hijacked in Guatemala”

Daniel Pascual, coordinator of the Committee for Peasant Unity (CUC), speaks about the struggle for the rights of Indigenous and peasant people and for the defense of territory in Guatemala at a conference in Basque Country

Colombian state intensifies repression while mobilizations across the country grow

On April 2, organizations reported that an Indigenous activist was assassinated at a Minga mobilization point by the National Army. The next day, ESMAD units attacked the participants and burned down their tents and kitchen

Thailand’s 2014 coup & call for democracy

Thailand is currently ruled by NCPO, which is the military junta.

Thai peasants’ movement stands firm in the face of threats, seeks land reform

Peoples Dispatch speaks to the Southern Peasant’s Federation of Thailand’s Theeranate Chaisuwan at the Khlong Sai Pattana community in the south of the country on the struggles of this landless workers’ movement, their demands and their view on the political situation.

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