Apartheid reparations and the contestation of corporate power in Africa

By Patrick Bond and Khadija Sharife The joint activist and juridical movement for reparations against corporations that profited from apartheid is finally making progress within the generally hostile US judicial system, using the ‘Alien Tort Claims Act’ and public pressure. By way of an update on the struggle, we first review the core evidence presented […]

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Apartheid victims lose 14-year legal battle against Ford and IBM

In a new setback in the 14-year-old battle to hold multi-national corporations responsible for human rights violations under apartheid, the United States Supreme Court declined this week to hear the case brought by several South Africans against Ford and IBM. By Rejul Bejoy for GROUNDUP. The case was brought by a number of South Africans, […]

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Communications Forum rejects the Coup in Brazil and destabilization in Venezuela

Statement by the Forum on Communication for the Integration of Our America: Communications Forum rejects the Coup in Brazil and destabilization in Venezuela The Forum on Communication for the Integration of Our America (FCINA) rejects and condemns the judicial-media-parliamentary Coup d’État that has displaced Dilma Rousseff, who was elected by 54 million citizens as constitutional […]

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Repudiation note – We do not recognize the Michel Temer´s coup government

The Jubilee South Brazil network hereby repudiates the Dilma Rousseff’s illegal removal of the Presidency of the Republic. The recent arrival of Michel Temer to the position of country’s president through a decision of the Congress and not by popular vote clearly represents a disruption with the democratic order: a coup. The conspirators have failed […]

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Public letter to the World Bank President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim

On May 11, more than 300 organizations from around the world sent a letter to Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President, in response to his statements on April 6, during an event held at the New York Theological Seminary. Through his presentation, and before a question regarding the impacts of large dams, evidenced by […]

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REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL MISSION

The International Mission “Justice for Berta Cáceres Flores”, composed of 15 parliamentarians, jurists and representatives of human rights, trade union, and popular organizations and networks from throughout the world, carried out an intense program of activities in Honduras between 17 and 21 March 2016. Responding to the request of the Civic Council of Popular and […]

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