Today is World Anti-Slavery Day. Over the course of successive governments, Brazil has built up a reputation as a world leader in the field of combating slavery. This, like so much else, appears to be changing for the worse under the current administration and the influence of the powerful agribusiness lobby. ... See MoreSee Less
On World Anti-Slavery Day, it is worth remembering the details of the atrocities committed by the Peruvian Amazon Company against the indigenous population, and the pioneering work of Roger Casement in bringing that situation to light. ... See MoreSee Less
Home Topics Crime & Violence The Putumayo Atrocities TopicsCrime & ViolenceCountriesColombiaEconomy & TradeEnvironmentHuman RightsPeruThe Putumayo Atrocities Javier Farje / Source - LABPosted by Mike Gatehouse - October 25, 2012 457 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Colombian President Juan Manue...
Check out this wonderful Thinkpiece by LASC committee member Thomas McDonagh of the Democracy Centre in Bolivia on the Irish campaign to ban fracking and the importance of connecting across struggles. ... See MoreSee Less