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‘Barbaric’ Sexual Violence in Sudan

Joint Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, and Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Joyce Msuya. 25...

The Johan Galtung Approach to Taboo Topics

A topic that is virtually never allowed to be addressed within the hallowed halls...

Automated Murder: Israel’s ‘AI’ in Gaza by Patrick Lawrence and Cara Marianna*

“Technological change, while it helps hu- manity meet the challenges nature impos- es upon...

Visit to Bulengo IDP Camps: Addressing the Plight of Twa/Pygmies

On Sunday, April 21, 2024, our team visited two groups at the Bulengo IDP camps near Goma, North Kivu, including the Catholic Community. On...

Transitional Justice (Part 56): Rohingya the Voiceless, Stateless Refugees

Introduction 15 Mar 2024 – It is natural to have questions about how this paper on transitional justice fits into the series of 56 articles....

Beyond Climate Colonialism and Food Imperialism to Earth Democracy and Food Freedom

  Prof. Vandana Shiva | Navdanya International – TRANSCEND Media Service 6 Sep 2023 1. Mother Earth is a sacred, self organized living being. She creates and sustains...

Disappearing Fish Spell Hard Times for Women in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s ballooning informal sector has, in recent years, spawned the over-exploitation of the country’s natural resources, with the fisheries taking some of the most...

Social Activists Demand Real Equality for Chilean Women

Women social activists recognize that gender equality is gaining ground in Chile, but maintain that there is still a long way to go to...

Unregulated Agrochemicals Harm Health of Rural Residents in Central America

By Edgardo Ayala - IPS / Globetrotter In his green cornfield, Salvadoran farmer Medardo Pérez set about filling the hand-held spray pump that hangs on...

Defining Refugees in the Era of Climate Displacement

27 Jul 2021 – July 28th marks the 70th anniversary of the 1951 UN Refugee Convention. This historic document, signed by 149 nation-states, defines refugees...

Haiti Revolution, sparks for freedom

by Ustadi Kadiri, Haiti Action Committee In 1789, French Haiti – St. Domingue at the time – was receiving 40,000 enslaved Afrikans a year, the...

Earth Rising for Earth Democracy and Rights of Mother Earth

On Earth Day Navdanya International calls for Earth Democracy – The fulfilment of human needs and human survival flow from the care we provide the Earth. A...

Venezuelan women endure the “sanctions” with their bodies

Carmen Navas Reyes and Laura Franco respond to the article published in the New York Times which attempts to speak about the problems facing...

Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse’s shameful assault on democracy by U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters: | Miami Herald Opinio

The Biden administration’s response to Haiti’s spiraling political crisis may be motivated by wariness of entangling the U.S. in a neighbor’s affairs, or adding...

Haitians intensify struggle against president Jovenel Moïse

Haitian citizens, social movements, trade unions and opposition political parties are demanding the resignation of president Jovenel Moïse, who seeks to extend his term...

Libya’s peace process doomed to failure without its women

Libya is disintegrating into chaos and lawlessness. Women who stand up to those in charge of the country end up fearing for their lives,...

A letter to Ange Kagame from Carine Kanimba

By, Carine I. Kanimba Dear Ange, I hope that this letter finds you well. My name is Carine Kanimba, I am the daughter of Paul Rusesabagina....

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