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March 5, 1999

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As I was leaving the little state of Kerala recently I had to pass through a brief passport check by two Indian soldiers at the airport's entrance doors. Glancing at my California address in the document, the handsome, male member of the Indian Army smiled at me with a...

By Nadya Williams
January 1, 1970

CHICAGO, July 3 - The rusting hulk of the former Ryerson Tull steel fabricating plant in South Chicago is a remnant of the days when tens of thousands of workers made this city a world center of steel manufacturing and other heavy industries. Several miles away, a...

By Stephen Kinzer
January 4, 0602

The recent posture of the United Nations appears to be one that is
finally yielding to United States pressure to be more forceful and
"aggressive" in its "disarmament" efforts.

On March 16th, the Washington-based propaganda arm of Haiti's right-wing...

by Anthony Fenton

Iranian state-run TV aired Wednesday and Thursday ‘confessions’ of two Iranian-American academics arrested in May and held incommunicado since then. Both academics have officially been charged with acting against national security and espionage.

Haleh Esfandiari...

Iranian state-run TV aired Wednesday and Thursday ‘confessions’ of two Iranian-American academics arrested in May and held incommunicado since then. Both academics have officially been charged with acting against national security and espionage.

Haleh Esfandiari...

Peter Day says India's small shops and traditional bazaars are here to stay, despite attempts by huge corporations to organise the chaotic retail scene.

Smells, sights, and sounds assault the senses everywhere in India. And shopping is no exception.

In the...

HAVANA, Mar 6 (IPS) - The governments of Cuba and Venezuela are planning to move forward together on biofuels production, but they will rely on producing alcohol from sugarcane, in order to spare food crops.

Official Cuban sources described the cooperative alcohol...

By: Patricia Grogg - IPS

"Stu" escaped from Zimbabwe in January, crossing the border for the sanctuary of South Africa.

Now - fearing for his life - he's trying to flee back, after a wave of xenophobic violence targeting immigrants in townships around Johannesburg.

"I ran away from...

By Caroline Hawley

 

Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a picture of human trafficking across the globe. In it, the United States reaffirmed its commitment to ending this scourge -- and for the first time, included an evaluation...

We summarize here information concerning cases of repression against Rights Action community development partner organizations. These are two among the endemic climate of repression against community development and indigenous movements in Honduras and the region. We can...

 

   
Amnesty International says that concern for the security of trade unionists in Colombia is heightened, after more killings. 100 members of oil workers' union fired for participating in a strike. Reports of arrests, death threats and other forms of...

Divert resources from antiterrorism investigations, mandate burdensome
government paperwork and forbid families from helping -- or even seeing --
their relatives. That's the new U.S. policy toward Cuba.

As if four decades of a failed embargo were not...

Conchita Hernandez was among the first casualties of free trade.

She was laid off in 1994 after 20 years in the garment industry when
her plant moved from El Paso to Monterrey, Mexico.

After her benefits were used up, she struggled to find work because...

By Diana Washington Valdez, Dawn Gilbertson and Jonathan J. Higuera

The Oaxaca People´s Assembly´s planned 48-hour siege of federal police forces stationed in the main plaza of this state capital turned ugly Saturday afternoon and clashes continued into the night

OAXACA CITY - The Oaxaca People´s Assembly´s planned 48-hour siege of...

BY JOHN GIBLER

Being a member of Israel's parliament when you're not Jewish puts you in an odd predicament -- just ask Azmi Bishara.

"Israel is a country that not only treats its Arab citizens as second-class citizens, but will not separate state and religion, and it won't...

ALEXANDRA J. WALL

An official of the Arab League on Thursday accused the United States had adopted Israel's position by backing its claim to keep hold of parts of the West Bank, and the refusal to grant Palestinian refugees the right of return to lands inside Israel.
"We expect the...

Aluf Benn and Nathan Guttman, Haaretz Correspondents, Haaretz Service and Agencies