Human Rights
Argentina rejects Bolivian de-facto president’s statements at the UN assembly

Bolivian de-facto president, Jeanine Áñez, accused Argentine President of attacking Bolivian democracy by harboring ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales in his country

Multinationals and oil companies are imposing their greed on the people of Mozambique

Vijay Prashad explores the role of multinational companies in the deepening social, economic and political crisis in Mozambique

Colombia erupts in protests against police violence

Bogotá is in flames following the murder of 46-year-old Javier Ordóñez by police officers early on September 9, Colombian Human Rights Day

Several killed as protests against police killing rage on in Colombia

Protests erupted across Bogotá and other cities in Colombia and were met with heavy, violent repression from the National Police leading to several civilian deaths

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

Colombian court orders detention of ex-president Álvaro Uribe Velez

Social movements and human rights organizations across Colombia hailed the decision of the Supreme Court. Álvaro Uribe Vélez is being investigated in a case related to witness manipulation and fraud

Garifuna leaders in Honduras still missing after 16 days

Armed men wearing bullet-proof vests with the insignia of the police and military kidnapped four members of the Honduran organization OFRANEH, as well another member of the Garifuna community member on July 18

Indian political prisoners, Varavara Rao and G.N. Saibaba face grave health risks

79-year-old Varavara Rao has contracted COVID-19 and G.N. Saibaba, who is 90% disabled, is in a prison where a large number of cases have been reported.

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

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