Anniversary of African Genocide in Libya

Editorial Comment: The following article was published in February, 2019. Libya remains in turmoil today as NATO nations compete for the spoils of war and the people languish as hopes for healing, peace and justice are unrealized. A.V. Julian Lahai Samboma Men carry coffins during the burial of more than two dozen people after an…

Guatemala: Girls Must not be Touched, Must not be Raped, Must not be Killed

Carolina Vazquez Araya Photo: Bill Hackwell In Guatemala, a strategy of terror is being carried out on the bodies of girls, boys, and adolescents. The country is passing through one of its darkest periods in its recent history. Helpless and unaided against the power of crime syndicates, the population is paralyzed when confronted with the…

Gender Violence is Policy of the State

Ilka Oliva Corado Women performing “Un violador en tu camino,” or “A Rapist in Your Path,” in a demonstration against gender-based violence in front of the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile. In societies with neoliberal governments, gender violence, mass poverty and exploitation are all policy of the State. Before the armed forces we have religion…

Crime against Humanity: The Girls of Paraguay

Stella Calloni The appalling silence of the Paraguayan government on the disappearance of 14-year-old Carmen Elizabeth Oviedo Villalba, daughter of political prisoners Carmen Villaba and Alcides Oviedo, after the Paraguayan army’s Joint Task Force (JTF) murdered Lilian Mariana and Maria Carmen Villalba last September, both 11 years old, both from the same family, who lived…

Trump Pardons Blackwater Guards Jailed for Massacring Iraqi Civilians

Jake Johnson Former Blackwater security guard Nick Slatten and his lawyer Thomas Connolly leave an arraignment hearing at U.S. district court on January 6, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) “While U.S. Army contractors convicted of massacring civilians in Iraq are pardoned, the man who exposed such crimes against humanity, Julian Assange, rots…

World Economic Forum Tabs Mass Murderers to Promote The Great Reset

Steve Lalla It’s difficult to keep a straight face when reading about the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) post-COVID-19 plans, ambitiously labelled as The Great Reset. Who can trust the WEF’s intentions when their agenda employs such thoroughly discredited poster boys as Iván Duque, Paul Kagame and Benjamin Netanyahu? The Switzerland-based WEF, composed of a thousand…

The CIA’s Afghan Death Squads

Andrew Quilty A U.S.-Backed Militia That Kills Children May Be America’s Exit Strategy From Its Longest War The buzz of a drone at night was the first sign of trouble. Next came the roar of a larger, low-flying aircraft, which alerted residents of the Afghan village of Omar Khail that soldiers were nearby. Men in…

Top-Secret Testimonies Implicate Rwanda’s President in War Crimes

Judi Rever and Benedict Moran Previously suppressed evidence shows that dictator Paul Kagame’s forces slaughtered hundreds of thousands of Hutus – the other side of the Rwandan genocide. For years, UN investigators secretly compiled evidence that implicated Rwandan President Paul Kagame and other high-level officials in mass killings before, during and after the 1994 Rwandan…

Feminism with a Socialist and Internationalist Heart

Interview with Claudia Korol From November 25 to December 10, days of activism for non-violence against women and girls are celebrated in Cuba. In this context, Granma spoke with Claudia Korol, Argentine journalist, popular educator, feminist, Marxist and anti-colonialist, who is involved in Feminists of Abya Yala, and is coordinator and author of valuable books…

Colombia: Truth and Reparation in the Face of Ethnic Genocide and Afro-Ethnicity

Piedad Córdoba Four years after the signing of the Final Peace Agreement between the Colombian State and the FARC-EP, non-compliance and perfidy on the part of the National Government have predominated, leading to the continuation of the armed conflict and even its intensification in various territories of the country. The definitive overcoming of the war…