Issues / Human Rights
At an international gathering to honor Berta Cáceres, dozens of goons - hired by DESA and protected by Honduran national police – attacked the peaceful group with machetes and rocks.
IPS drug policy expert Sanho Tree says strategies to address underlying drivers, including inequality and systemic lack of opportunities in Central America, is key to developing alternatives to the war on drugs.
Statement from IPS Director John Cavanagh
There’s only one way to make sure no more young girls are body-slammed by uniformed officers.
IPS's Netfa Freeman speaks on the state of the global African movement.
Netfa Freeman talks about what short and long term justice would look like for Alonzo Smith, a local teacher killed in the custody of special police.
The Buckeye State has reformed its juvenile justice system because it understands that "children have to be treated like children."
Inmates on their deathbeds should be free to spend their final days with their loved ones.
Phyllis Bennis says this symbolic vote demonstrates the power the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement has to impact government choices.
In the face of silence from Washington, the Clinton-backed coup government in Honduras is mopping up activists for democracy and indigenous rights.