A complaint will be filed against the Judge that sent 13 social activists to prison in Bogota, Colombia, after they were arrested on July 8. This will be done by the lawyer of one of the activists after finding out that the judge met with a high rank of the Police in her office, a few minutes before yesterday´s hearing.
28 July | Videos
In December, 2014, Lima was the host of the COP 20. While President Ollanta Humala committed during the summit to take care of the environment and develop policies against climate change, his administration gave a green light to the execution of projects that go against nature and the lives of millions of Peruvian people to the benefit of a few mining companies and “economic development”.
28 July | Special reports
Abeer Al Butmeh, Jordan Valley, Palestine: "In the Jordan Valley area there is no electricity, but electricity is necessary for people to live there. But we aim to help the families to stay on their land. 26 Solar units have been supplied to 26 families"
From 2002 to 2014, 477 environmental and social leaders were murdered in Brazil, which makes it the most dangerous country in the world to be an activist, according to information by La Via Campesina.
After several cases of corruption by public authorities linked to Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina were exposed, the protests continue, along with investigations over customs revenue corruption, embezzlement against the Security Institute, the Governance Ministry and other public service institutions.
21 July | Special reports
Barbara Richardson - Lancashire, England: "If we lose here in Lancashire it will encourage energy companies to apply for permission to frack all across the country. This would affect thousands of people as well as threaten our environment"
Academic Katherine Reilly, assistant professor at the Communications School of Simon Fraser University, Canada, and Master´s Degree Student Belén Febres Cordero of the same university, have just published their paper "Real World Radio (2003-2013): the role of communication in resistance in the changing geopolitical framework of Latin America" (below, in Spanish).
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