Category: Civil Liberties

Sid Shniad: Canada must not suppress free speech on Israel

We are opposed to all forms of racism. We advocate for justice and peace for both Israelis and Palestinians

Olivia Arigho-Stiles: Period of Calm Obscures Deepening Crisis of Democracy in Bolivia

The streets may now be peaceful in La Paz but as developments unfold which steadily erode the democratic foundations of the state, Bolivian democracy is more imperiled than at any time since the dictatorships of the last century

Dana Hill: Throughout South America, Structural Violence Is Showing Up as Street Violence

Ecuador was only the latest indicator of what’s possible when indigenous movements exercise their power. It also showed what’s at stake

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John Feffer: Whose Coups?

Donald Trump says that impeachment is actually a coup. It’s one more example of his attack on the rule of law

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Edward Snowden: Private Truths

If I Came Back to the U.S., I Would Likely Die in Prison for Telling the Truth

Marcela Olivera: Talking About Ecuador’s Political Prisoners

Interview on various political prisoners in Ecuador who are supporters of former President Rafael Correa

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Kathy Kelly: Trident is the Crime

The U.S. nuclear weapon arsenal creates anguish, fear and futility worldwide. Yet “holy ground” exists as activists work toward abolition of nuclear weapons

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Marjorie Cohn: Civil Rights Are on the Chopping Block in New Supreme Court Term

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John Pilger: Visiting Assange, Britain’s Political Prisoner

As I left the visitor’s room, I looked back, as I always do. Julian sat alone, his fist clenched and held high

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Arundhati Roy: The Shadow Taking India Over

Interview on the crackdown in Kashmir, rising authoritarianism in India and other issues

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