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(Chicago, 24 July 2002) -- The images of torn and shattered bodies, the piles of human remains of Israelis and Palestinians look exactly the same to the naked eye. The screams of the injured and the cries of the bereaved issue neither in Hebrew nor in Arabic, but in the universal language of...

Ali Abunimah
July 25, 2011

Israeli belligerent occupying forces have committed another war crime
against Palestinian civilians late yesterday night, when an Israeli F-16
fighter jet attacked an apartment building in a highly populated area in
Gaza City, killing 15 Palestinian civilians, including 9...

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights, Gaza
July 24, 2011

> "MY FAVOURITE MOVIE is Life is Beautiful," Refaat Sabbah tells me. "I love
> the way the hero protects his son from the experience of the concentration
> camp. I try to protect my children from the horrors around us too," he adds
> with a gentle smile. "I notice my daughter...

JUDY REBICK
July 23, 2011

Right-wing paramilitaries in Colombia have freed a former senator they kidnapped at the weekend with his wife and their five children.

Jose Gnecco's release removes a major obstacle to peace talks between the largest paramilitary organisation, AUC, and the...

July 2, 2011

Last week, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)—the powerful pro-Israel lobbying group—held its annual policy conference in Washington, and it went as you might expect. Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain roused the faithful with a call to...

By Trita Parsi
June 26, 2011

The AUC is on Washington's list of terror groups

Colombia's right-wing paramilitary leaders have called on the government to allow them to address Congress.

The United Self-Defence Forces of Colombia (AUC) said it wanted parity with left-wing ELN rebels,...

June 22, 2011

Political leaders and academics begin a three day meeting in Rome on
Monday to discuss issues surrounding global food security.

The United Nations World Food Summit will be looking at the spread of
genetically modified crop strains as well as the...

By Nick Miles
June 13, 2011

Ever so patiently Nina Clark edged her way to the front of
the crowd so she could say a few words about chocolate and
child workers in West Africa.

Her voice was determined. "It is not right," said the
10-year-old fourth grader. "Children can't go...

By Stephen Franklin
June 9, 2011


San Ramon, Calif. – At Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting May 25, 22 indigenous, First Nation and other impacted community members and supporters who had traveled to the company’s headquarters from locations around the globe and across the state confronted...

by Antonia Juhasz
June 9, 2011

San Francisco Bay Area organizations offering education-based trips to Cuba will now be able to fly out of Oakland International Airport, which has been approved as one of only 4 charter flight gateways to the Caribbean island. Airport officials announced today that...

Spud Hilton
June 8, 2011

TEHRAN — Not participating in the 2012 London Olympics is a nightmare for every serious athlete, but for the Iranian women’s soccer team the defeat was extra bitter after they were disqualified right before a crucial qualifying match because they wore Islamic headscarves...

Thomas Erdbrink
June 6, 2011

Great Visuals! Interviews Available! Great Visuals! Interviews Available!

NEW YORK CITY///NEWS ADVISORY// With World Day Against Child Labor right around the corner, students and social justice leaders and groups will gather...

June 6, 2011


Is it possible to grant Mother Earth the same rights as people? And what does that mean? On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation on a new law in Bolivia, which redefines natural resources as blessings and gives nature the same rights as human beings. How...

With Rose Aguilar and Sandip Roy
June 1, 2011

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed fraud said by the Brazilian government to total $637m.
May 27, 2011


With 43 lobbyists and a federal influence-peddling budget of at least $35 million this past election cycle, Chevron must have an ambitious agenda for the...

By Tyson Slocum
May 26, 2011

"We are the human face of Chevron's operations, armed with the memories of our dead relatives, our neighbors, our sick children," said one woman who traveled from Ecuador."

San Ramon, CA - Yesterday, Chevron's Annual General Meeting of shareholders kicked off at the San Ramon...

By Tina Gerhardt
May 26, 2011


MANHATTAN (CN) - More than 20 influential Chevron shareholders, including the New York comptroller and Oxfam America, signed a letter urging Chevron to enter settlement negotiations with a group of indigenous Ecuadorean who won an $18 billion environmental lawsuit...

By Adam Klasfeld
May 26, 2011


With Chevron Corp. set to hold its annual shareholder meeting this morning, a global network of the company's critics on Tuesday released a report accusing the oil giant of environmental crimes around the world. This marks the third year in a row that the activists...

By David R. Baker
May 25, 2011


A big banner with the words "Chevron Guilty: Clean Up Amazon" fluttering under Richmond-San Rafael bridge on Monday morning, hung by 5 environmentalists who have accused the energy giant of causing rainforest pollution in Amazon, have got them into trouble. The...

May 25, 2011