Longing for Dignity, Campesinos Stuck in Latin America Drug War

Campesinos producing coca, opium poppies and marijuana in Latin America try to make a living but become victims of a drug war. By Michael Mmcdermott Faced with few other viable alternatives for growing profitable legal crops, many campesinos have relied on growing marijuana, coca and opium poppies to help them survive, but are subjected the…

Empire Files: Silencing Palestine – Prison & Repression

Israel’s occupation of the West Bank is an internationally-recognized human rights crime—but those being impacted are harshly punished for not only acts of resistance, but even mere advocacy for their rights. Getting detailed facts about Israel’s imposition of Military Law in the West Bank, Abby Martin visits the the Ramallah offices of Addameer—the most prominent…

Palestinian Revolutionary Rasmea Odeh to Be Deported from US

The activist vowed to continue her struggle for justice and the liberation of Palestine despite facing deportation and an uncertain future. Rasmea Odeh, the former Palestinian revolutionary with the Marxist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, who was detained and tortured by Israeli forces for over a decade, is set to be deported from…

Peru: Victims of USAID-Funded Forced Sterilization Continue to Seek Justice

Tapestry of Suffering: Voices of Peru Forced Sterilization Victims Continue to Seek Justice Twenty-five years on from Fujimori’s coup in Peru, victims of state forced sterilizations use technology to make their voices heard. teleSUR “’How can you have so many children? You are like a guinea pig,’ they told me. ‘Do you have money to…