Steven Donziger, Lawyer who Defended Indigenous Farmers in Ecuador, Imprisoned
Environmental and human rights lawyer, Steven Donziger won a $9.5 billion settlement for Indigenous Ecuadorians against Chevron. Now he has been disbarred and sentenced to six months in jail by judges with close ties to the corporate oil giant.
Emma LeeNovember 3, 2021
Argentina Demands Truth and Justice on Historic Day
On Saturday, just as on every March 24, hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Buenos Aires and every major city in Argentina to rally in memory of the 30,000 victims of the military dictatorship in Argentina. “Where are they?” the protesters demanded.
Sonja KriegerMarch 26, 2018
Mumia Faces Health Struggles. Free Mumia!
Photo credits: Johanna Fernandez Since 1982, former Black Panther and radical radio journalist Mumia Abu Jamal has been held (mostly in solitary confinement) in the State of Pennsylvania. There exists a wide array of discourse on Mumia’s case in both literary and visual form(1). A recent article written for workers.org details a visit by Joe […]
Michael GottliebMarch 13, 2018
Body of Activist Found in Argentina Two Days Before Elections
The Argentine police found a body last Tuesday where indigenous rights activist Santiago Maldonado had disappeared on August 1. Maldonado disappeared following a violent repression by the Gendarmerie in the southern province of Chubut — repression directed against the Mapuche people who are fighting for their lands against Italian textile company Benetton, the biggest landowner […]
Left VoiceOctober 21, 2017
Day of Action Against the Criminalization of Protest
On Wednesday, multiple actions took place around the country calling for the release of long-time social movement referent Milagro Sala, as well as an end to the criminalization of protest, anti-terrorist laws and repressive legislation.
Tre KwonJanuary 28, 2016