Human Rights

Honduras: enough is enough to the military’s impunity May 2, 2016 10:14

Honduras: enough is enough to the military’s impunity

The country of 8 million inhabitants is considered as one of the most violent countries in Central America and reports an annual rate of [...]
 
Daesh: using the Internet as its tool for sowing terror May 2, 2016 05:22

Daesh: using the Internet as its tool for sowing terror

The Internet, that powerful source of information with global reach, is being used as one of the main tools for promoting terrorist groups such [...]
 
Thai farmers: struggling for their lands May 1, 2016 00:04

Thai farmers: struggling for their lands

Subsistence farmers in Thailand are fighting murder and eviction. The Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand (SPFT) is made up of six farming communities, about [...]
 
 
Reasons for being a criminal April 12, 2016 22:56

Reasons for being a criminal

Whilst some studies show evidence that genes may influence antisocial behaviour, various Latin American programs propose, amongst other things, investing in children in order [...]
 
Latin America is not poor… but inequity prevails everywhere April 11, 2016 00:56

Latin America is not poor… but inequity prevails everywhere

In 2015, poverty among Latin Americans increased to 29.2% (175 million people) with 12.4% (75 million people) in extreme poverty.   Cira Rodríguez César [...]
 
The devastating impact of the Immigration Bill April 4, 2016 03:00

The devastating impact of the Immigration Bill

Measures on housing, destitution and employment will increase racism and make people more vulnerable to exploitation and violence. The final chance to amend the [...]
 
 
Only females who are ‘virgins’ may serve in the military April 3, 2016 21:56

Only females who are ‘virgins’ may serve in the military

Any young women seeking to enter the country’s armed forces must first undergo a very unusual virginity test.   Yudith Díaz Gazán   Until [...]
 
The “War on Terror” and its 15 years April 3, 2016 20:53

The “War on Terror” and its 15 years

A conference analysing the conflict initiated by the United States in 2001, after the attack of the Twin Towers, will take place in London [...]
 
Anti-immigrant & traditional:  Trump, the favorite showman March 27, 2016 22:00

Anti-immigrant & traditional: Trump, the favorite showman

To the surprise of many the billionaire New Yorker and hopeful Republican nominee for the presidential elections of November 2016 reaffirms each day his [...]
 
 
Violence and child abuse: the  eternal silence of the innocent March 27, 2016 06:00

Violence and child abuse: the eternal silence of the innocent

The outlook for children in Guatemala is becoming more and more sombre, and this results in increased vulnerability amongst this sector of society. Just [...]
 
Weapons: the well-known secret of a successful industry March 21, 2016 06:31

Weapons: the well-known secret of a successful industry

The manufacture and sale of arms is once again one of the most profitable and prosperous businesses after the short-lived  lean spell of 2012, [...]
 
China: Single & independent …no longer a social drama March 14, 2016 06:18

China: Single & independent …no longer a social drama

In an ancient and sexist society that is plagued by some traditions, women are beginning to reflect. Now, being a wife and mother is [...]
 
 
Water crisis: the rich save themselves while the poor die March 13, 2016 05:03

Water crisis: the rich save themselves while the poor die

Around 40% of the Earth’s population endure water shortages for at least one month per year, but the crisis could worsen and it is [...]
 
Female circumcision: Enough! March 13, 2016 02:31

Female circumcision: Enough!

At least 200 million women and girls on the planet live with some form of genital mutilation, a phenomenon that the United Nations considers [...]
 
Africa and its millions of illiterate children March 7, 2016 05:05

Africa and its millions of illiterate children

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), children are not reaching educational objectives. For this reason they are hindered in adulthood from supporting [...]
 
 
 

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