Will Israel’s Gaza Massacres Move the ICC into Action?

Joe Catron @jncatron THE HAGUE — As the Great March of Return by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip nears its eighth month, legal organizations in the besieged Palestinian enclave have called for the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israel over its forces’ repeated fire against unarmed protesters. By the end of the 30th weekly mobilization…

The Feminist Struggle Has No Boundaries

Marcha Noticias | Peoples Dispatch ‘Not one more woman dead due to clandestine abortion’ In the aftermath of one of the biggest feminist mobilizations in history for the access to safe abortion in Argentina, Celeste Mac Dougall of the campaign reflects on the way ahead Following the rejection by the Argentine Senate of the Voluntary…

Over 17,000 Children Orphaned by Femicides in Honduras

Honduran researchers reveal that there are currently over 17,000 children orphaned by femicides according to a study carried out in the country over the past 5 months. At the Tuesday “The Invisible Victims of Femicide,” conference in Tegucigalpa, the Association of Quality of Life (LCA) and the Women’s Tribe Against Femicides presented their findings which showed…

MST Children Hand in Manifesto to Brazil’s Ministry of Education

Rafael Tatemoto Landless children denounce rural school shutdowns and poor infrastructure conditions Children read their manifesto outside the Ministry of Education building / MST As part of the first National Landless Kids’ Meeting, which is taking place in Brasília, Brazil, 1,200 children took a playful and cultural tour around the Three Powers Plaza. The kids…

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Sent to New York are “Disappeared” by ICE

Steve Light Reports from New York City reveal the Trump administration and its Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) thugs are continuing their attacks on immigrant refugee children. The victims include youth who reached the United States unaccompanied by their parents, as well as children separated from their parents by the US government. NY1 has posted…

US Policy of Separating Children from Parents is Unconscionable Torture

The sickening images of children cruelly separated from their parents and held in cages as a result of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ policy of ‘zero-tolerance’ will leave an indelible stain on the reputation of the USA, said Amnesty International today. “This is a spectacularly cruel policy, where frightened children are being ripped from their parent’s…

United Nations: Chancellor Highlights Bolivia’s Advances in Defense of Mother Earth and Indigenous Peoples

Cancillería Bolivia Translated by Internationalist 360° Within the framework of the XVII Forum on Indigenous Issues, under the theme “Indigenous peoples, collective rights to land, territories and resources“, the Chancellor of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Fernando Huanacuni Mamani, highlighted the important advances of the Plurinational State, which has consolidated the struggle for the recovery…

We Salute the Struggle of Women, in the Countryside, Towns and Cities

Statement of Solidarity on the occasion of March 8th, the International Women’s day (Harare, Zimbabwe, March 8th, 2018): Today, on International Women’s Day, we, the women of La Via Campesina – peasants, indigenous women, Afro-descendants, mestizas, fishers, pastoralists, women from urban and rural areas, belonging to different organisations with different forms of mobilisation and activism…

Venezuela’s Violent Right Wing Exploitation of Children

Editorial Comment:  As the war against the Venezuelan people advances at a swift, ruthless pace, the best accounts and analysis are not available in English. The  exposé below is superb.  I am confident that readers can both understand what is said and make allowances for the fact this is run through a translator. Another related…