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Elena Hermosa

A Guatemalan court found that the army committed genocide against the Maya Ixil, but at the same time acquitted the chief of military intelligence of wrongdoing. more

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The underlying cause of the violence they are escaping is a trail of blood and culpability that can be traced right back to the United States. more

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A human rights activist gives an eyewitness account of sordid conditions in the border detention centers––conditions that persist despite the President's recent policy reversal. more

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Michael Büker

Over the past twenty-five years, there has been remarkable headway in bringing to justice people accused of mass slaughter, rape as a weapon of war, and crimes against humanity. more

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The former Guatemalan dictator leaves behind a legacy as “a genocidaire against indigenous people.” more

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Michael Lamont

George Takei talks about his latest work, lessons from history, and combatting racism and sexism today. more

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It would take a very stable genius to close Guantanamo. more

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While global outrage has mounted, it’s all quiet on the diplomacy front. Strip away the experts and the fact-finders, and we’re left with a global power balance that hinges on mutual silence. more

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Kathy Kelly

Kabul, formerly one of the safest places in Afghanistan, has now become one of the most dangerous. more

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Joshua Igor

The richest nation in the world and this guy’s talking about some sort of Mad Max hellscape. more

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© Carolyn Gantner

Monseñor Romero ~ ¡Presente! Óscar Romero on his centenary, soon to be named the first Central American-born Saint. more

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It's practically impossible to avoid using it but its impacts on human rights and endangered species are enormous. We need to hold responsible the corporations with palm oil—and blood—on their hands. more

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Freedom House

Once again, the dictator of Syria, Assad, has committed a crime against humanity. And once again, the U.S. government is playing the role of apologist. more

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Andrea DiCenzo

In January, my colleagues and I interviewed dozens of residents in eastern Mosul who had remained in their homes as Iraq’s battle with the Islamic State shifted to their neighborhoods. They shared horrific stories. more

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The threat of violent repression lingers as Oaxaca City fights for their students' education. more

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Jennifer Towne

From the ground of Chicago’s rally, there was no end in sight to the crowd. more

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In this podcast Sarah Jaffe talks with Mariame Kaba on resisting the repeal of Obamacare. more

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How to challenge those who flout human rights laws? We can challenge the “shameless” by shifting our focus from their actions to the networks of financial enablers and suppliers who equip and sustain them. more

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