Human Rights

Catamarca: peasant families reclaim community lands appropriated by a mayor

The community of Las Barrancas denounces that the mayor of the neighbouring municipality of San Fernando fenced off 60 hectares of communal land, which was used for grazing and as a communal road. After fencing off the land, he started…

Should Elon Musk try to solve the problem of world hunger with $6 billion? 5 questions answered

Elon Musk hinted on Oct. 31, 2021, perhaps jokingly, that he might be willing to donate US$6 billion of his fortune to pay for hunger relief. But there was a catch: The United Nations would have to prove that it can…

EU-Commission: Platforms like Uber, Mjam and others should hire employees

Digital platforms profit from the self-exploitation and bogus self-employment of their “employees”. The EU Commission is now proposing guidelines for European countries to prevent this. The aim is to control working conditions with the aim of employing suppliers and other…

Sergi Raventós: In the face of poverty and begging, it is necessary to go a step further and propose a basic income

“…Basic income is not the solution to all the problems that this society has… but it can put an end to poverty from an economic point of view, and it can help people to have more freedom to plan their…

Rupture and Reckoning: 20 years of Guantánamo Anthology and Digital Art Exhibition Launch

For 20 years, the U.S. prison Guantánamo has been a synonym for horrendous crimes: enforced disappearances, torture, and detention without charge or trial. Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks from September to the opening of Guantánamo in January, we and…

Julian Assange Files Appeal to UK Supreme Court

Official statement from Stella Moris and the UK’s Don’t Extradite Assange campaign. December 23, 2021 — This morning at 11:05 Julian Assange filed an application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court the High Court’s ruling that he can be extradited to…

How a Group of Starbucks Workers Emerged Victorious in Their Union Fight

It is hugely significant that even one café out of thousands in the iconic Starbucks coffee chain has beaten back the company’s union-busting tactics to choose collective power in the workplace. By Sonali Kolhatkar The iconic American coffee chain, Starbucks,…

Christine Assange’s Open Letter to the World to Save the Life of her Son, Julian Assange

Fifty years ago in giving birth for the first time as a young mother, I thought there could be no greater pain. But it was soon forgotten when I held my beautiful baby boy in my arms. I named him Julian.…

The Assange Case Explained Simply

One of the most common reasons I hear from people on their reluctance to wade into the Assange debate is that they don’t understand it. It looks like a complicated issue to them, so they leave it to the experts.…

Recent US sanctions On China, Bangladesh and a few other countries

The US should look at the human rights situation in its territory first! by Jubeda Chowdhury The United States imposed sanctions on several companies and individuals in China, Myanmar, and North Korea on December 10, 2021, on ‘International Human Rights Day…

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