Tagged: human rights
These movement leaders, artists, grass roots organizers, labor leaders, and clergy people are working in the front trenches of the struggle for human rights.
Washington is courting a dictator in order to continue its war in Afghanistan.
Caricatures of Cuba as intolerant of political expression may contain a kernel of truth, but they miss the richness of dissent in the daily life of Cuba's political culture.
Join IPS as we honor the memory of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt by recognizing those in the contemporary struggle for justice in our 2011 annual ceremony.
On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can't be read inside those countries.
Join us in a conversation with a migrant shelter in Mexico, taking on the crusade against the violence and abuse of migrants.
Participate with poets in 450 cities in 95 countries to organize the largest protest poetry reading in history.
To protect their water supply, Salvadorans are trying to ban corporate gold mining - and facing threats and violence as a result.
Bahrain has suppressed its protest movement with the help of Saudi Arabia and the United States.
Beijing's recent crackdown on human rights has revealed the importance of a new group of activists.