In mid-October 2018, a large group of migrants, mostly from Central America, started walking towards the US border. Fleeing poverty and gang violence, some tried to cross legally and were offered asylum in Mexico. Others were given a 45-day visitor pass. Frustrated with the delays, some decided to push forward illegally into Mexico.
It’s time for these women’s mountain-moving work to be recognised and celebrated
Somewhere in the world right now there’s a woman putting her life at risk to fight for human rights. She could be standing
To the left of the panoramic view, the red tiled roofs of the small town sent out a gentle invitation to come explore its cobbled streets. To the right, shrouded by thick forest, was a glimpse of the Mayan ruins after which the town is named. Copan Ruinas, Honduras!
Since the morning light was skilfully kept out of the bedroom by louvred windows, a gentle pull on a wooden handle re-positioned the wooden slats and the present of our view was unwrapped.
'It’s a strange case, it’s happened before, but it’s still strange.'
A man has had his “completely dead” penis removed after it was stuck in a bottle he was using as a sex toy for four days
Profits Prioritised Over Protest and Dissent Dismissed for Dividends - Business and State Prove a Toxic Mix in Latin America
States, businesses, and global civil society must take action to neutralise this pandemic of violence and threats and to integrate a human rights approach into the interactions between the state, business, and civil society. Environmental human rights defenders cannot continue to be collateral damage for the share prices of multinationals or the whims of government.