Human Rights
Bolivia’s interim president Jeanine Áñez is waging a war on women

In a two-part series, Cindy Forster discusses how Áñez usurped power following the coup in November 2019 and has carried out a campaign to undermine fundamental rights of all Bolivians especially the Indigenous and working-class

Sahrawi activists Lefkir illegal confinement Saharawi activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir, “I left the small prison just to enter the big one”

After six months in jail on a politically-motivated charge, Saharawi Human rights activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir has been released but enjoys only partial freedom

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian man on his sister’s wedding day

27-year-old Ahmed Erekat was left to die, bleeding on the ground at an Israeli military checkpoint while he was on his way to pick up his sister and mother from a salon

No return to normality of exploitation: Migrant workers strike in Italy

Maurizio Coppola talks about the strike organized by migrant workers in Italy in response to a government proposal to temporarily regularize the statuses of some migrant workers. Migrant workers demand dignified conditions and access to rights

Massive protests in El Salvador against President Nayib Bukele

Salvadorans are protesting over the lack of food and economic aid to poor and unemployed people, the shortage of personal protection equipment for health workers, and the delay in the return of people stranded abroad

Bolivian coup regime deploys military to suppress anti-government protests

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has condemned the interim government for the dictatorial measure

Violent evictions in Bogotá, Colombia amid the coronavirus pandemic

Many question the motivation of the city government to evict the community amid the pandemic as they have been occupying the land for the last 20 years

Saharawi political prisoner Bachir Khada: “I only dream of my freedom”

The story of Saharawi journalist Bachir Khada, political prisoner condemned to more than 20 years in Morocco because of his participation in the struggle to free Western Sahara. Today he is one of the thousands of prisoners that demands to be freed amid the pandemic

Víctor Polay: Incarceration in a Peruvian Naval Base

The political prisoner has spent the past two decades in complete isolation in a special penitentiary center on a Naval Base in Peru. Amid the spread of COVID-19 the incarcerated population is especially at risk

Baloch activists deaths Activists from Balochistan province of Pakistan found dead in mysterious circumstances

In separate incidents within the span of four days, as many as four activists from the Balochistan province in Pakistan have been found dead

Egyptian filmmaker Shady Habash dies 24-year-old Egyptian filmmaker Shady Habash dies in prison

Habash was in a Cairo prison since 2018 after directing a music video which mocked and ridiculed Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and spoke out against government corruption

El Salvador’s President faces criticism for violating rights of imprisoned gang members

National and international human rights organizations have condemned the president’s actions as the crackdown on inmates comes amid fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus

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