Human Rights

2nd October International Day of Nonviolence Celebrated in Bangladesh

by Mohammad Nazrul Islam   The Humanist Society of Bangladesh held a human chain program in Dhaka calling for an end to ethnic riots and deadly wars in the world. The call to the international community to stop the ongoing…

Haitian organisations question and demand retraction of UN Secretary General and change in the basis of the relationship with Haiti

In the midst of the massive demonstrations of a popular uprising that has paralyzed the country for the past 15 days, an OPEN LETTER addressed to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres by 42 important groups and networks of Haitian social…

Philippines: Supreme Court justices, judges, lawyers and professors decry red-tagging

Analysis by Perfecto Caparas     Bulwarks of the rule of law are closing ranks. Lawyers, professors, judges, and Supreme Court justices are rising up in arms against the red-baiting menace that has bewitched the country. Legal eagle At the…

“With the eco-social crisis, the idea of a stable situation is no more than an illusion”.

Interview with José Luis ‘Kois’ Fernández, Javier Fernández and Nerea Ramírez / Authors of ‘Solidaridades de proximidad’ By Yayo Herrero* in ctxt. Photos by Sara Garchi in “Solidaridades de proximidad”, by the Tangente Co-operative Group. Some of us believe that…

Of Dark Nights and Bitter Days: The Horrors of Philippine Martial Law

by Mary Aileen D. Bacalso   A year ago, I was asked to write an article for a book to be published for the 50th anniversary of the declaration of martial law in the Philippines. I was hesitant at first.…

US Hybrid War against Venezuela Goes to Court: The Case of Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab

Ambassador Alex Saab, a victim of the US economic war to achieve regime change in Venezuela, has been under arrest for over two years. This article recounts the developments in the diplomat’s court case. Saab is fighting against his illegal…

Nuclear disarmament is essential

As the threat of nuclear war looms on the horizon once again, we must ask ourselves why the Spanish state refuses to sign the NPT. The decision does not belong to our alleged rulers, but to NATO. By Ovidio Bustillo…

Campaign to release British Egyptian activist steps up

Alaa Abdel Fattah is a prominent Egyptian activist, who is also known as the ‘Voice of a Generation.” Popular for his book ‘You have not yet been Defeated’, he has inspired millions with his prolific writings about political thought and…

Philippine government schemes to bar ICC probe of crimes against humanity under Duterte

Commentary by Perfecto Caparas The government of Ferdinand Marcos Jr and Sara Duterte employs tricks and propaganda to entrench impunity and ward off the International Criminal Court’s long-delayed probe of crimes against humanity committed during former president Rodrigo Duterte’s reign…

Uzbekistan: not the idyllic tourist destination they’d have you believe

Tourism is a great source of revenue for any country. In recent years tourism has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry with more and more countries wanting to attract visitors. As the demand for travelling to new places increases, countries…

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