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5 August 2015
The parents say for the last 10 months they have lived through hell, but thanks to the support of many Mexicans, they have the strength to demand justice.
4 August 2015
1 August 2015
"I think this pact of silence breaking apart after so many years is a milestone for our country. It's a before and after in the struggle for human rights."
31 July 2015
Israeli settlers have torched two homes in Douma, in the Occupied West Bank, leaving one baby dead and three civilians, including one child, severely injured.
30 July 2015
'We are kindly asking the Kulob police not to prosecute the local lions who defended our honor and culture and fought these Russian drunks.'
28 July 2015
In Mexico, the independent investigation agency SubVersiones has published a compilation video that chronologically shows what events that took place on July 19, 2015, in the indigenous Nahua community of Santa María de Ostula. That day ended...
27 July 2015
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.
25 July 2015
Most of the 32 people killed in a bombing in Turkey were university students and activists. Hatice Ezgi Sadet, a 20-year-old from Istanbul, was among them.
24 July 2015
Ex-Pink Floyd member Roger Waters and former apartheid campaigner and Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu have publicly asked the duo to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians.
21 July 2015
"The people who died were humans, is it this hard to value people only by knowing that they have the fundamental right to life... Why are we fighting?"
A five-star general's specious narrative about the program’s success ignores the crimes and impunity of the Colombian military, and excuses the U.S. for fostering systemic human rights violations.
Independent media reported that the Mexican Army opened fire against civilians in the indigenous community of Ostula in Michoacán state. One news outlet said a 12-year-old boy was killed.
20 July 2015
17 July 2015
A short documentary by the monthly newspaper Diálogo commemorates the 40 years since the people of Culebra expelled the US Navy and 135 years since the island municipality was founded.
16 July 2015
"In front of the national Diet. On what path is this country now headed, I wonder? July 15, 2015: a day of dread."
14 July 2015
Bahraini authorities have arrested several ISIS members in the kingdom amid a media blackout. ISIS supporters take to Twitter to threaten the government.
12 July 2015
The show "Fauda" — "chaos" in Arabic — has finished its first season and both Israelis and Palestinians are anxiously awaiting more.
11 July 2015
One man was killed and several journalists were arrested after a car bomb explosion outside the Italian Centre in downtown Cairo today.
9 July 2015
If Yemenis are divided over plenty of issues, they are at least united over Sambosa, an appetizer stuffed with beef and vegetables, during Ramadan.
8 July 2015
After a consumer rights group published a memo warning tourists of the legal risks inherent in traveling to "occupied" Crimea, the Russian police crackdown on the group has been swift.