Thirty-eight years ago today Archbishop Oscar Romero was gunned down after he condemned state violence and repression in El Salvador. In the coming months it is expected that he will become a saint. ... See MoreSee Less
Ireland's first Festival of Food Sovereignty in coming up next month! With a fantastic line-up of speakers and organisations, it should be a great event at Maynooth University. Should be a great day. ... See MoreSee Less
Maynooth University will host the 2018 Festival of Food Sovereignty. Social movements, activists, scholars and practitioners around the world use the term 'food sovereignty' as a way to highlight the scope that exists for all of us to create a food system around the core principles of justice, ethic...
The plight of political prisoners like Edwin Espinal in Honduras continues, despite the questionable "evidence" against them. Their suffering continues even as the UN issued a report on the post-election violence in the country, which concluded that 16 people were murdered by state forces in the context where “the type of injuries suffered by the victims indicate that the security forces made intentional lethal use of firearms, including beyond dissuasive or self-defense (legitimate) purposes, such as when protestors were fleeing.” ... See MoreSee Less