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Thousands of Honduran migrants and refugees have been beaten, arrested, threatened with prison and deported, as they tried to make their way through the closed borders of Guatemala and Mexico, reports Tamara Pearson.

John Pilger has watched Julian Assange’s extradition trial from the public gallery at London’s Old Bailey. He spoke with Timothy Erik Ström about the trial.

Long-time peace activist Vikki John looks back at the bloody history of mining in Bougainville and the new government's plan to take political control over the nation's destiny.

Since the latest fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh began, nationalist propaganda in both countries has reached a fever pitch and any anti-war activity is drowned out by vitriol and punished with arrests. In response, Azerbaijani Leftist Youth have released this statement.

Intense fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan has left scores of people dead and hundreds wounded, as the two neighbouring states teeter on the brink of all-out war, writes Walter Smolarek.

With the death of Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her iconisation has reached fever pitch, writes Benay Blend. But while she defended women's rights, she chose to ignore the rights of Palestinian and Indigenous peoples.

Just weeks out from the October 18 elections, Bolivia’s coup government is again in crisis after the departure of three ministers over an attempt to privatise an electricity company, writes Federico Fuentes.

A recent poll shows if opposition candidate Andrés Arauz Galarza is allowed to run in Ecuador’s presidential election next year, he will win, write Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya. But, if the ruling bloc in Ecuador has its way, Arauz will not be sworn in as the next president in 2021.

British human rights organisation TAPOL, in collaboration with Indonesian human rights lawyer Veronica Koman, have just published an extensive report on the 2019 West Papua Uprising, writes Susan Price.

Portland’s mayor and the state's governor have not taken action to address the widely-shared grievances against law enforcement, preferring to deliver a movement deathblow aimed at protesters, writes Shamus Cooke.

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