Mexican Woman Running for Mayor Found Decapitated

La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Mar 13, 2015

A woman running for mayor of Ahuacuotzingo in the Mexican state of Guerrero was found decapitated on Tuesday.

 

BBC Rape Documentary Misses the Point

 

New America Media, Commentary, Sakhi for South Asian Women, Posted: Mar 11, 2015

The BBC documentary on a December 2012 gang rape in India presents a flawed understanding of violence.

 

As America’s Attention Wanes, Democracy Growing in Africa

 

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Mar 08, 2015

The U.S. and other western powers are largely ignoring Africa, even as democratic movements are quietly spreading throughout the continent.

Documentary Puts Smog on Front Pages of Chinese Newspapers

 

China Daily , News Report, Posted: Mar 04, 2015

A former celebrity TV presenter has released a self-funded documentary about smog, inspired by her sick daughter.

U.S. Believes Iraqi Offensive Will Retake Mosul in Three Months

 

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Feb 25, 2015

An Iraqi and Kurdish military force of some 20,000 to 25,000 troops is being prepared to recapture the city of Mosul from "Islamic State" fighters, probably in the April-May time frame, an official at the U.S. Central Command said on Thursday.

 

At Long Last, Romero Named a Martyr by Pope Francis

 

AL DÍA NEWS, Commentary, Sabrina Vourvoulias, Posted: Feb 10, 2015

It is no coincidence that a Latin American pope finally named Archbishop Romero a martyr.

 

El Salvador's Plan to Defeat Gangs Must Start With Youth

 

New America Media, Op-ed, Róger Lindo, Posted: Feb 06, 2015

Last week the government of El Salvador unveiled a plan to address the gangs that have overrun the country. But it will not be an easy task.

 

ISIS - Echoing the Purges of the Khmer Rouge?

 

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 04, 2015

The brutality of ISIS bears a striking resemblance to the purges carried out by the Khmer Rouge four decades ago in Cambodia.

Mexican Army to Guard Schools Threatened by Gangs

 

VOXXI, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2015

Three teachers were kidnapped, and others were forced to pay parts of their salaries to the crime gangs through extortion, teachers said.

 

Forced Disappearances are Humanitarian Crisis in Mexico

 

Inter Press Service, News Report, Emilio Godoy, Posted: Jan 26, 2015

Twenty-six human rights organisations have sent a U.N. Committee 12 submissions on the problem of forced disappearance in Mexico.

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