Peaceful protests are the opposite of violence, not the cause of violence.
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In Latin America, where activists face a range of threats, one group is working to build communities of trust and support to help protect them.
The latest episode of our Talking Justice podcast examines Mexico’s search for accountability for atrocities carried out not just by criminal gangs but by federal and state forces.
A series of investigations and indictments have shed light on a campaign finance system that consistently operates outside the law.
Mexico faces a deep national crisis of atrocity and impunity: extraordinary action is needed to address these crimes, and to strengthen the criminal justice system.
The country’s presidential election has been marred by loopholes, vague rules, and conflicting legal interpretations. Civil society is pushing for reforms.
Though Mexico is firmly entrenched in the war on drugs, it’s not primarily a consumer nation. Young advocates there are calibrating their harm reduction efforts accordingly.
A lasting peace with FARC will require a well-functioning mining industry, which is based in the rural provinces where the guerrilla group operates.
Instead of telling women not to get pregnant, Brazil should be implementing supports for them.
The investigation of one of Latin America’s largest mass graves is proving the critical role of forensic evidence in seeking justice for war crimes.
In this month’s Talking Justice podcast, we look at how a little-known UN commission helped expose the corruption scandal that ousted the president of Guatemala.