Chevron in Ecuador: A Question of Power

By Irene León Chevron (Texaco), one of the most powerful transnational corporations in the world, is complaining that it has been a victim of unjust treatment, denial of justice and other ill treatment, on the part of Ecuador, a small Andean country. It is developing a massive offensive, by diverse means, to claim for events…

Milagro Sala, Political Prisoner, Freedom Now!

The Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity expresses its deepest concern about the situation of Milagro Sala, a member of Parlasur and Argentine social leader who has been imprisoned since early this year. Her imprisonment comes by order of Gerardo Morales, the governor of the province of Jujuy, who responds…

Corporate Conquistadors Rape Indigenous Lands and Bodies

Canada’s National Inquiry into Murdered and Disappeared Indigenous Women ought to investigate the role of the extractive industry. By Dr. Pamela Palmater Recently, KWG Resources Incorporated, a Canadian mining company, posted a video online using women dressed in bikinis to promote the mining of chromite on Indigenous lands in northern Ontario, known as the Ring…

Once Again, Peru Denies its Systematic Forced Sterilizations

By Jion Yi On June 28, Peruvian Public Prosecutor, Marcelita Gutiérrez, announced that the former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori and his three health ministers were not responsible for the past state policies of mass forced sterilizations.[1] A Brief History of the Mass Sterilizations in Peru Forced sterilizations in Peru started as a means to reduce…

Post-Coup Turkish State Terror Targets Kurdish Communities

The Police Raid on HDP Istanbul Headquarters Via Tortilla Con Sal Hişyar ÖZSOY, Vice Co-chair of HDP Responsible for Foreign Affairs, Deputy for Bingol August 12th 2016 The Istanbul headquarters of HDP, the third largest party in the parliament representing the will of more than five million voters, was ravaged and vandalized by Turkish Police…

Evo Morales Hails the Struggle of Bolivia’s Indigenous Groups

The Bolivian president celebrated International World’s Indigenous People’s Day in the Andean nation where 62 percent self-identify as Indigenous. teleSUR Commemorating the United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Bolivian President Evo Morales Tuesday praised Bolivia’s Indigenous people for resisting invasions and for their role in “democratic revolutions.” “Indigenous peoples have resisted invasions,…