UN Expert: End US Sanctions On Syria

By Aaron Maté, The Grayzone. -

An independent United Nations expert is calling on the US to lift its crippling sanctions on Syria. Under the Caesar Act, US sanctions explicitly target Syria’s reconstruction in the aftermath [...]

Violent Right Wing Forces Have Been Activated, It Requires Strategic Action To Stop Them

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Since the assault on the US Capitol on January 6 by right-wing Trump supporters, the fallout has been rapid. The Democrats, both elected officials and voters, were quick to jump on the [...]

The Future Will Only Contain What We Put Into It Now

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

At Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, we take the UN Charter as the foundation of our work. To advance its goals is an essential step for the construction of humanity, which is a [...]

This Is How We Fight For Our Human Rights

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

It was ten years ago last week that the Arab Spring began. I recall it well as the day before Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire in Tunisia and ignited a revolutionary movement, I stood in the [...]

Canada Will Violate Human Rights If It Extradites Huawei Executive To The US

By Hispan TV, Orinoco Tribune. -

Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of Huawei, argued that the Canadian government would violate international law if it extradites her to the United States. The Canadian national media [...]

UN Experts Concerned About Charges Against US Indigenous Leader

Nicholas Tilsen, human rights defender of the Oglala-Lakȟóta Sioux Nation and president of the indigenous-led NDN Collective, is due in court on 18 December, charged with four felonies and three [...]

The Black Alliance For Peace Calls For People(s)-Centered Human Rights

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

The global economic crisis of neoliberal capitalism—exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic—has exposed the ethical, moral and political contradictions of the liberal interpretation of human rights [...]

Nineteen Tragic Facts About The COVID-19 Economy

By Bill Quigley, Popular Resistance. -

87 million. 87 million workers will lose federally mandated COVID sick leave at the end of December unless Congress acts to extend the law. 50 million. 50 million people are now facing [...]

In An Insane World, Revolution Is The Moderate Position

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

It should not be considered radical or extremist to oppose mass murder for profit and power. It should not be considered radical or extremist to oppose the globe-spanning power alliance that [...]

You Can’t Go Home Again

By Nick Turse, Tom Dispatch. -

I saw them for only a few seconds. One glimpse and they were gone. The young woman wore a brown headwrap, a yellow short-sleeved shirt, and a long pink, red, and blue floral-patterned skirt. She [...]

Confronting Bipartisan Repression And The US-led Axis Of Domination Beyond Election Day

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

Chaos, violence, legal challenges, voter suppression and party suppression all culminated in the pathetic display of democratic degeneration on Election Day. After two decades of losing wars, [...]

Human Rights, Terrorism And Organized Crime

By Stephen Sefton, Global Research. -

In Latin America, widespread abuses under right wing regimes in, for example, Colombia, Honduras, Haiti or Brazil get mentioned in low key terms, if at all, while false claims by US funded [...]

Chile: Left-Wing Forces Seek New Start With The Plebiscite

By Telesur English. -

Chile's Communist Party (PC) will do everything it can to guarantee a victory in the upcoming referendum on Sunday 25, as the country gets ready to decide whether it remains with the current [...]

Chile To Mark First Anniversary Of Its Social Outbreak

By Telesur English. -

Chile's Constituent Unity Pact (CUP) called on citizens to commemorate the first anniversary of the social outbreak with pot-banging, honking, cycling, caravans, and cultural [...]

Persecuting Assange Is A Blow To Reporting And Human Rights Advocacy

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

If it were not for a tiny handful of journalists—ShadowProof’s Kevin Gosztola preeminent among them—Americans might be utterly unaware that a London magistrate, for the last month, has [...]