David Dougherty

Honduras

November 26, 2013
Left leaning opposition Libre Party decries electoral fraud, refuses to recognize official results indicating win for ruling right wing National Party

Latin America

October 2, 2013
Abortion remains legally restricted in almost all of Latin America, and in Bolivia clandestine abortions are the third leading cause of maternal deaths

Bolivians Protest US Attack On Syria

September 8, 2013

Regional bloc UNASUR opposes possible U.S. military strike Strike On Syria

Army Whistleblower Bradley Manning Gets “Unprecedented” 35 Years in Prison

August 22, 2013

Advocates say sentence is a serious blow to whistleblowers and investigative journalism, Manning plans to appeal and request President Obama for a pardon

Wisconsin Sing Along Protest

August 8, 2013
Wisconsin “Sing Along” protesters remain defiant in face of escalating arrests at state capitol

Bolivia

July 4, 2013
South American bloc UNASUR holds emergency meeting condemning European and U.S. actions

Columbus Day: Indigenous People of the Americas

June 23, 2013
After state fails to fulfill international court order returning ancestral lands illegally usurped by German cattle rancher, community decides enough is enough

Israel Conceded to Palestinian Prisoner’s Hunger Strike

March 21, 2013

On Sunday, Mach 17th, Israeli authorities conceded to the ongoing Palestinian prisoner’s hunger strike, releasing one of the four men who have gone more than a hundred days without food. Ayman Sharawneh, who is 53 was released to the Gaza Strip, under the condition he will not return to his West Bank home for ten…

Hundreds Killed in Honduras Jail Fire Shows Post-Coup Impunity

February 24, 2012

Guards fired at prisoners trying to escape, part of a militarization of security that does not hold police, soldiers or generals accountable for crimes and human rights violations

Ohio Referendum Repeals Republican Anti-Union Bill

November 10, 2011

Controversial bill backed by Governor John Kasich and state Republicans that would have eliminated collective bargaining rights for public employees repealed