Suriname parliament granted President Desi Brouterse immunity for 1982 murders, raising ire of human rights groups.
The case could mean that the days of corporations getting away with massive human rights abuse without legal consequence may be coming to an end.
Colombian workers - mostly female - who cut and ship flowers must endure substandard pay and conditions, reports the AFL-CIO. This holiday would provide an excellent opportunity to show support for them.
Israel's Supreme Court last Thursday kept in place a range of restrictions on the rights of nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vananu, while his fight to secure asylum elsewhere continues.
An interview with Shaher Sa'ed, General Secretary of the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions, by Martine Hassoun.
September 14 was the end of David Ravelo Crispo's first year in jail and a time of renewed solidarity for this human rights activist imprisoned in Colombia.
Canadian legislator Don Davies is asking his government to deny the entry of Dick Cheney into Canada because the former U.S. vice president enagaged in torture, genocide and human rights vioaltions.
From the vantage point of Cuban solidarity activists in the U.S., U.K. trade unionists deserve special credit because they've taken the lead in speaking out for the Cuba Five in Britain.
Guatemala is the second most violent country in the Western Hemisphere (after Colombia) and the election campaign is shaping up to be violent also. Iit is not clear to what degree poor and working class Guatemalans, or the 40 percent of the Guatemalans who are indigenous Mayas, can hope for a positive outcome.
The four charged that they had been arrested for participating in demonstrations calling for political reform, ending corruption and providing services to the people.