Posts Tagged: Genocide
Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
An investigation into who authorized the U.S. military and intelligence agencies to equip, train, and assist the Guatemalan army in its war crimes should follow its president's trial for corruption.
Otto Pérez Molina started his rise to power during a U.S.-backed dirty war. The uprising against impunity that brought him down has been waiting in the wings ever since.
Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a risky escape to Malaysia.
Guatemala's Constitutional Court undid its historic genocide ruling in 2013. The trial is set to resume on January 5, but faces last-ditch efforts to derail it.
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called "genocidal." But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
After the war in Iraq, is it feasible to invoke the Responsibility to Protect doctrine to protect civilians from ISIS?
Central American children fleeing poverty and gang violence are refugees—often from situations U.S. policies have helped to create—and they should be treated as such.
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.
It’s time for the United States to examine how its own foreign policy promotes genocide, and take the actions necessary to curb it.