By Jay Janson, Global Research
Presiding Judge, "he knew about everything that was going on and he did not stop it, despite having the power to stop it from being carried out." US President Ronald Reagan also had the power, greater power, to stop the massacres being perpetrated by dictator General and President Ríos Montt. Instead visited him in Guatemala City and praised Rios Montt as "a man of great personal integrity and commitment. Who was more guilty?
Efraín Ríos Montt held to account for abuses in campaign that killed an estimated 200,000 and led to 45,000 disappearances
Political Declaration of the "European conference in solidarity with the agrarian and popular struggles, and in support of the talks for Peace with Social Justice in Colombia."
Dublin, April 20-21, 2013
For 17 months, eight agrarian leaders, organisers of Astracatol, a peasant union in the central department of Tolima in Colombia, have been subject of arbitrary imprisonment and unspeakable abuse. All for their commitment to the right to land of poor peasants and their opposition to a hydroelectrical project in the region which would affect their lands.
Source: Paul Dobson in Venezuela
"The U.S. intervention in Venezuelan internal affairs in recent months, and particularly during the election campaign, has been brutal, vulgar" denounced President Maduro this week, in response to interventionary statements from the White House, from the US sponsored Human Rights Watch, and from private US media outlets which openly called for a coup d'état against the democratically elected President.
Those who died in order to defend life itself, cannot be considered dead. (Alí Primera)
On 27th April, 2013, it will be the third anniversary of the cowardly murders of Bety Cariño (the "Red Pitaya") and Jyri Jakkola from Finland.