Congressmen Push Sessions to Label Environmentalists as ‘Terrorists’

By ALAN PIKE  Originally published by ThinkProgress.org   Environmental activists who sabotage oil and gas pipelines to protect land, water, and the climate should be treated like out-and-out terrorists, according to 84 members of Congress who sent a… Read More

The United Colors of Benetton Include Blood Red in Argentina

By DARIO ARANDA Originally published by UpsideDownWorld.org   At the center of the forced disappearance of Santiago Maldonado and his subsequent death lay a global fashion company, Argentina’s long-standing extractive model, and the repression of displaced Indigenous communities…. Read More

UF, State of Florida Splurge Over $500K Protecting One Fascist

Students and Protesters Disrupt Spencer at Every Level    By RUDDY TURNSTONE Global Justice Ecology Project   While climate change is impacting communities all over the world, taking lives, destroying people’s homes and livelihoods — while people of… Read More

Indigenous West Sumatran Women Protect Forests

By Uslaini Chaus, WALHI Sumatra and Global Forest Coalition Originally published by Magdale.co   My name is Uslaini or Chaus. I come from a farming family of the Minangkabau indigenous tribe in West Sumatra. My passion in life is… Read More

Indigenous Community Judge Shot Dead As Colonial Violence Terrorizes Nicaragua

By COURTNEY PARKER Originally published by Intercontinental Cry   One day after she received an ominous warning, Indigenous Community Judge Celedonia Zalazar Point and her husband, Tito José González Bendles, were shot to death by Colonos in the… Read More

Chile Using Pinochet’s Anti-Terrorist Law Against Mapuche People

CHILE’S STILL USING PINOCHET’S ANTI-TERRORIST LAW AGAINST THE MAPUCHE FORMER PRESIDENT PIÑERA ARGUES THAT THE CONTROVERSIAL LAW NEEDS TO BE TAKEN FURTHER By Alejandra Gaitan Barrera Originally published by Intercontinental Cry The Mapuche territory, the Wallmapu, was never settled… Read More

WATCH: Argentine Indigenous Leader ‘Abducted’ From House Arrest

Argentine Indigenous leader Milagro Sala was barefoot as police officers removed her from house arrest and took her to to prison last week. Sala’s lawyer says it was as an abduction, as it was done without the notification or knowledge of… Read More

Water Contamination and Cancer: The Other Impact of Oil Drilling

PATAGONIA. TERRITORIES OF UNCERTAINTY  By Hernán Scandizzo Originally published by PuroChamuyo.com Translated with Google Translate Comodoro Rivadavia and Caleta Olivia are two pieces of the same puzzle: the basin of the Golfo San Jorge. Southern Chubut and northern Santa… Read More

Government Repression Against Mapuche People Denounced

Photo of Santiago Maldonado   Translated to English from Spanish through Google Translate. See original statement in Spanish here.   The undersigned, organizations, communities and Mapuche, Argentine and Chilean people denounce the repressive escalation against the Mapuche people… Read More

‘Don’t Let Them Die,’ Asks Brother of Hunger Striking Mapuche Leader

Originally published by TelesurTV.net: “Don’t let them die,” asked the brother of one of the Mapuche Indigenous leaders demanding justice. A Mapuche leader who has been on a hunger strike to demand justice for Indigenous people arrested in… Read More