Forced disappearance
New evidence in Ayotzinapa disappearance case contradicts official version

Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers’ College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for truth and justice continues as the investigation proceeds slowly

10 weeks of national strike in Colombia and the state violence continues

In the past 70 days of national strike and nationwide mobilizations, at least 84 people have been killed by the national security forces. Additionally, in the past three months, 16 former FARC combatants and 49 social leaders and human rights defenders have been assassinated by illegal armed groups

Investigation confirms Ugandan forces shot unarmed people in November and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into police killings during the November protests in Uganda, the lockout of ExxonMobil workers in the US, and more

Mothers of disappeared children march across Mexico demanding their return

According to the official data, since 2006, when the country’s drug war began, over 87,000 people have disappeared in Mexico

Children among those killed in Gaza as Israeli airstrikes continue and other stories

Today we look at the rising casualties in the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza, the march for justice for disappeared persons in Mexico, and more

100+ days without Garifuna community members

In Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras people mobilized to mark 100 days since the forced disappearance of 5 Garifuna community members

100 days since the forced disappearance of Honduran Garífuna leaders

The Afro-descendant and Indigenous Garifuna community of Honduras continues to demand the safe return of the five members of their community abducted by armed men dressed in police and military uniforms in July

Families continue to demand justice for the disappeared students of Ayotzinapa

September 26 marked 6 years since the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico.

Six years after the Ayotzinapa disappearances, families continue to demand justice

While the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised to take action on the case, little progress has been made to overcome the years of evidence tampering and cover-ups done to protect those involved

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

Garifuna community in Honduras demands safe return of disappeared

On the International Day of the Disappeared (August 30), the Garifunas of Honduras continued to demand the safe return of the five abducted members of their community

3 years after Santiago Maldonado’s disappearance, the pattern continues

Since March 19, when the COVID-19 lockdown was imposed, there have been two cases of forced disappearances in Argentina

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