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Thousands Protest Forced Urbanization of Israel’s Bedouin

December 1, 2013

On Saturday, November 30th, thousands gathered in the Negev in Southern Israel to protest the government’s forced urbanization plan of the desert’s Bedouin indigenous people. The plan, called Prawer-Begin after its authors passed first reading of three by the Israeli parliament in June, and sparked mass mobilization. The biggest of the protests was in the…

Peace In Colombia

November 3, 2013
Social justice activists face grave risks in Colombia, considered to have one of the worst human rights record in the Western Hemisphere

Past is present in Latin America

September 4, 2013
Brazil’s police have tortured and disappeared more people under democratic leadership (1985-present) then during its military dictatorship (1964 – 1985)