Thousands of Tamils who had been categorized as ‘disappeared’ have now been declared dead by the Sri Lankan authorities . This is the first such admission by the Sri Lankan government since the civil war in the country ended in 2009
We also look at the campaign for the release of a Pakistani professor on the death row and a struggle by Greek telecom workers.
Mexico has committed to strengthening the organization for the development of the region
The death sentence awarded to 33-year-old professor Junaid Hafeez in Pakistan, on charges of blasphemy has been termed as a travesty of justice by human rights groups who claim that it is blatantly against international law
Despite the global movement to push governments into recognizing a climate emergency and the need for urgent action, no commitment seem to be forthcoming
Delegates from over 100 organizations gathered in in Port-au-Prince to bring to account those responsible for the 15 years of UN occupation in Haiti and design a strategy for justice and reparations for the survivors
The emissions of the most polluting countries are actually on the rise, while the given carbon budget is depleting.
If justice is to be sought, it is not at the level of someone like Edward Gallagher alone; it should be his superiors on the political side who need to answer questions about not just this or that war crime, but about the entire war and the crime of it all
A ceasefire was agreed upon between the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Israel on November 14, following two days of intense fighting in which at least 34 Palestinians were killed
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo declared that the US would no longer consider Jewish settlements in occupied Palestinian land as illegal. This is in contravention of decades of international law
Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad denounce the escalation of the coup attempt against democratically elected President Evo Morales
The meeting hosted by the United Nations in Geneva also includes delegates from civil society groups and is backed by Russia, Turkey and Iran