Venezuela Reiterates Its Commitment To Human Rights And Justice

By José Luis Granados Ceja, Venezuelanalysis. -

Mexico City, Mexico - The Venezuelan Attorney General’s Office submitted an updated report to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 30 detailing its efforts to address alleged human [...]

First 100 Days: Has Biden Kept His Promises To Black America?

By Dr. Amara Eniya and Maurice Mitchell, NewsOne. -

Last week, Vice President Kamala Harris agreed with South Carolina Senator Tim Scott that the United States is not a racist country. Generations throughout history have made it plain that all our [...]

Ripping Off Workers Without Consequences

By Alexia Fernández Campbell and Joe Yerardi, Public Integrity. -

Already battered by long shifts and high infection rates, essential workers struggling through the pandemic face another hazard of hard times: employers who steal their wages. When a recession [...]

Police Killing Black Americans Amounts To Crimes Against Humanity

By Ed Pilkington, The Guardian. -

The systematic killing and maiming of unarmed African Americans by police amount to crimes against humanity that should be investigated and prosecuted under international law, an inquiry into US [...]

Despite US’ Dirty Tricks, Bolivia Is Finding A Way To Stay Independent

By Vijay Prashad, Peoples Dispatch. -

Sentiments in Bolivia for and against the coup d’etat of November 2019 are predictably along class lines. Those from more affluent sections felt that the socialist policies of the government of [...]

Parisians March Against Systemic Racism And Police Brutality

Watch a live broadcast from central Paris where people are gathering on Saturday 20 March to march against "systemic racism and police brutality." Organised by several activist groups to mark [...]

Former Interim President Jeanine Añez Arrested In Bolivia

By Sputnik News. -

The Bolivian government announced on Saturday the arrest of Jeanine Áñez, who will be prosecuted for the overthrow of Evo Morales in November 2019, in an action described by the former president [...]

US Firms Behind Agent Orange Stand Trial In France

By François Bougon, Progressive International. -

The civil complaint targets more than 20 US chemical firms for their part in the production of Agent Orange, massively employed by US forces during the Vietnam War. In her 2016 [...]

Venezuelan Parliamentary Commission Charges Guaidó

By La Iguana TV, Orinoco Tribune. -

Today, February 5, the Comptroller Commission of Venezuela’s National Assembly (AN) presented before the Public Ministry (MP) charges against the 2015 deputy Juan Guaidó for damage to the [...]

International Commission Of Inquiry On Systemic Racist Police Violence In The US

By International Association of Democratic Lawyers, Popular Resistance. -

The International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent in the United States launched its activities on January 18, the Martin Luther King, [...]

Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Officers For Years

By Joshua Kaplan and Joaquin Sapien, Pro Publica. -

When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he had a serious problem. Since 2001, hundreds of Black officers had sued the department for racial [...]

Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Charged In Flint Water Crisis

By Doha Madani and Erin Einhorn, NBC News. -

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who ran the state at the time of the devastating 2014 Flint water scandal, has been charged in the crisis that led to the Legionnaires' disease outbreak that [...]

Probe Demanded Over Capitol Police Standing Aside For Pro-Trump Mob

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

Images and videos of U.S. Capitol Police officers taking selfies with members of the pro-Trump mob that invaded the halls of Congress Wednesday fueled growing calls for an investigation into law [...]

New Venezuelan Parliament: Those Responsible For Political Instability And Looting Should Be Behind Bars

By Ultimas Noticias, Orinoco Tribune. -

Caracas, Venezuela - Today, the first Vice President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Iris Varela, requested the creation of a special commission so that within 48 hours an arrest warrant [...]

Police Reform Advocates Press Minnesota Legislature For More

By Zoë Jackson, Star Tribune. -

Civil rights organizers were back at Minnesota's Capitol as a new legislative session got underway Tuesday, ready to mount another push for changes to police accountability laws less than a week [...]