After more than a decade slugging it out through the legal system, the Sami people have secured exclusive rights to determine who could hunt and fish in part of their ancestral territory.
The February ruling by the High Court is another partial victory handed out by the State. A red-faced, embarrassed recognition of the racist undergarments of the colony, exposed once again.
In this issue, the Freedom Socialist Organiser brings you two pieces about important but partial wins in the courts for Indigenous people — one in the High Court of Australia and other in the Swedish Supreme Court. Both set precedents.
Both the human and the economic cost of imprisonment is spiralling out of control.
Forcing desperate migrants to wait outside the U.S. is creating humanitarian disaster in Mexico and Guatemala, out of sight of the U.S. public.
Lebanon’s five-month uprising against corrupt government, banks and, notably, religious sectarianism is a beacon of hope to other rebellions in the region.
The day after Women’s Right Day, millions of women went on a general strike against Mexico’s unchecked murder of sisters, mothers and daughters. Women all over Latin America pledged support, as must all human rights fighters everywhere.
Native protesters and widespread supporters paralyzed Canada’s economy for 20 days. A showcase on how to fight for climate sanity and indigenous rights.
An entire region explodes over poverty, environmental destruction, rampant privatization and debt.
The Kurds and other rebels need international solidarity around overthrowing capitalism — breeding ground of permanent war.