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Recently, me and Swedish journalist and author Karin Alfredsson did a story for the Swedish magazine Forskning & Framsteg (Science & Progress). The story is about the chief system and tradition in southern Africa. 37 more words

Genocide American Style; Red Cry Lakota Solidarity Project (2013) Film 

Red Cry is about past and present genocide of the Lakota nation.

The first third of the film concerns the ugly history of legalized genocide of Native American peoples. 338 more words


National: Thousands of Campesinos March on Mexico City

Campesinos. March in Mexico City. Photo @Cuartoscuro

On October 13, more than 30,000 campesinos (from the ‘El Campo es de Todos” movement) marched in various parts of Mexico City with the aim of… 247 more words

Indigenous People

Oaxaca/International: Fifth Person Arrested in Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola Murder Case

On October 6, John Macario Bautista Ramirez was arrested in Brownsville, Texas, United States, and was deported by immigration authorities, identified as one of those responsible for the death of activists Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola, who were participating in a humanitarian convoy bound for San Juan Copala and who were ambushed in the Triqui region of Oaxaca, on April 27, 2010. 457 more words

Human Rights

Oaxaca: Front Formed against Mining and Wind Farms on the Tehuantepec Isthmus

Mining in the Isthmus (@Diana Manzo)

At the end of a meeting held in San Pedro Tapanatepec, more than 500 people from seven municipalities of the Tehuantepec Isthmus (Chahuites, Tapanatepec, Ixhuatán, Reforma, Niltepec, San Francisco del Mar and Zanatepec) declared themselves against open pit mining that Canadian companies intend to install in 30,000 hectares of the eastern part of the Isthmus, including 19 thousand hectares of forest in Chimalpas. 260 more words

Human Rights

Agriculture policy, land tenure and food

During the course of my work I am regularly confronted with discourse that in my view I consider to be premised on falsehoods that are peddled as truths and on the basis of which policies, interventions and strategies are being made that have significant consequence on the peoples of Uganda. 387 more words