The American working class must come to Assange’s defense! Thomas Scripps World Socialist Web Site June 10, 2021 (Opinon)
Videos show the violent, and deadly, ways Colombian police quell protests Stella Cooper, Nilo Tabrizy, Christiaan Triebert, Brent McDonald, Ben Laffin, Sergio Olmos and John Ismay New York Times May 27, 2021
An analysis of visual evidence from recent protests in Colombia shows egregious and indiscriminate use of force by officers toward civilians.
Rio police were ordered to limit favela raids during the pandemic. They’re still killing hundreds of people. Terrence McCoy Washington Post May 20, 2021
Commerce Department security unit evolved into counterintelligence-like operation, Washington Post examination found Shawn Boburg Washington Post May 24, 2021
Litigation without end: Chevron battles on in 28-year-old Ecuador lawsuit Sara Randazzo Wall Street Journal May 2, 2021
Facing a huge damage award U.S. courts deem fraudulent, oil company is trying to get the pollution verdict voided in the country it came from.
The Kafkaesque nightmare of attorney Steven Donziger, a literal prisoner of the Chevron Corporation Luke Savage Jacobin April 15, 2021
Further evidence in case against Indian activists accused of terrorism was planted, new report says Niha Masih and Joanna Slater Washington Post April 20, 2021
Idriss Déby dies at 68; Poor herder’s son became Chad’s longtime autocrat Declan Walsh New York Times April 20, 2021
Mr. Déby, who was aiming for a fourth decade in power, died from what the government called wounds sustained at a battlefront with rebels.
‘Tell us if he’s dead’: Abductions and torture rattle Uganda Abdi Latif Dahir New York Times April 11, 2021
Hundreds have been detained, many brutalized, after a bloody, contested election. The government of Yoweri Museveni appears intent on breaking the back of the opposition.
More bloodshed in Myanmar as crackdown on coup protests continues Richard C. Paddock New York Times April 11, 2021
The death toll has passed 700, with more than 80 killed on Friday in one city alone, a rights group said.
Saudi Crown Prince Is held responsible for Khashoggi killing in U.S. report Julian E. Barnes and David E. Sanger New York Times February 26, 2021
But the Biden administration stopped short of directly penalizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, calculating that the risk of damaging American interests was too great.
Trial for Aung San Suu Kyi begins in secret Hannah Beech New York Times February 16, 2021
Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader appeared in court via video conference without her lawyer’s knowledge. She faces an additional charge that had not been previously made public