Why are there so many people in the United States who understand they have nothing to lose? Why are hundreds of thousands in the streets willing to risk infection and arrests, in order to join the protests?
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the origins and reasons behind the high-degree of militarization of the police in the US
Salvadoran president’s first year in office has been marked by political tensions, militarization and false promises. However, his failures in handling COVID-19 are bringing more people on to the streets
Women leading justice movements worldwide recognize more and more Israel’s involvement in systems that oppress them. They increasingly see the Palestinian call for a military embargo on Israel as not just a demand by Palestinians, but also as linked to their own liberation and justice struggles.
Thousands of Hondurans, every year, set off for the US on a perilous journey in order to escape violence, poverty and lack of opportunities and in search of better livelihoods
The government of the Republic of Cyprus justified the troop deployment stating that it was a necessary measure to stop the flow of migrants
On December 7, 2014, Indonesian security personnel opened fired at a protest rally in Paniai, killing five Papuans. Five years later, there has been barely any progress in the case and the repression of Papuans has intensified
Despite militarized cities and brutal repression, the people of Chile have continued their brave mobilizations against the neoliberal and anti-people government of President Sebastián Piñera
Speaking at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva, the UN high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, called on the Indian government to ensure that human rights are respected and protected
Citing the violation of the peace agreements and the human rights crisis, leaders of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia Iván Márquez and Jesús Santrich announced a return to armed struggle
The heavy police presence and lavish parade on US Independence Day attracted strong reactions from activists and progressives
Five hospitals could close within a few hours due to lack of electricity