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The Latin-American Information Agency (ALAI in it's Spanish initials) is an international communication organ committed to the full achievement of human rights, gender equality and citizen participation in the development of Latin-America. www.alainet.org

Winning the word: feminist counter-narratives in the Middle East and Latin America

The power of feminism as a political subject becomes evident when it impacts on territories that we believe to be distant and alien. In Kuwait, some of its referents take Ni Una Menos (Not one [woman] less) as a movement…

Dialogue with Tomás Hirsch / Chile: a deeply inhuman system

“The Chilean model, which is presented abroad as the greatest success of neoliberalism, presents a very different reality for millions of Chilean families,” said Tomás Hirsch, deputy of the Chilean Humanist Party (Frente Amplio), in an interview with ALAI. This…

Julian Assange cornered

by Sally Burch The fence is tightened around the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, who is still on asylum at the Embassy of Ecuador in London. International persecution is growing and his rights are being curtailed. In mid-November, it was…