Amnesty International denounces the widespread repression in Latin America and celebrates “the strength of social movements”

image of police repression in the context of protests in Chile

The organization publishes this Thursday its Annual Report on the Americas, in which it takes stock of the human rights situation in the continent. From Venezuela in January to Chile in October 2019 has been a year in which the wave of protests that America has traveled – especially Latin America – has ended with … Read more Amnesty International denounces the widespread repression in Latin America and celebrates “the strength of social movements”

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Maria Ressa, the journalist who challenged the president of the Philippines and faces 12 years in jail

María Ressa, at the Rectorship of the University of Malaga in 2018

The Filipino journalist leading the war against false news could be sentenced to 12 years in jail for slander. “The worst thing is not knowing if it’s going to be a normal day or an abnormal day,” says Maria Ressa by phone from her office in Manila. This former CNN copywriter who worked for 20 … Read more Maria Ressa, the journalist who challenged the president of the Philippines and faces 12 years in jail

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Michael Bloomberg retires from the Democratic race to be president of the US after the results of the super Tuesday

Bloomberg hardens his attacks against Sanders after the victory of the senator in Nevada

The billionaire has decided to suspend his presidential campaign after the results harvested in the primaries of 14 states and shows his support for Joe Biden. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg has decided to suspend his presidential campaign after the results he has reaped in the Democratic primary elections held on Tuesday despite spending hundreds of millions … Read more Michael Bloomberg retires from the Democratic race to be president of the US after the results of the super Tuesday

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Woman, minor and recluse: “Empowering me will help me not to repeat mistakes”

Woman, minor and recluse

The Generalitat opens the first module with a gender perspective for minors deprived of liberty after verifying that 25% of crimes committed by them are caused by boys in toxic relationships. “I have changed. You realize when you are out and you have to face your past. Within these walls, you do not see it.” … Read more Woman, minor and recluse: “Empowering me will help me not to repeat mistakes”

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The Bourbons: three generations in a row with accounts in Switzerland

The investigation of an alleged donation of 100 million dollars from the King of Saudi Arabia to Juan Carlos I evidences the proliferation of real money outside the control of the Spanish treasury. He could have gone down in history like perjuro – that’s what the bunker called him -, but the harakiri of the Francoist Courts in 1976 came to absolve … Read more The Bourbons: three generations in a row with accounts in Switzerland

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The intrahistory of the trial that knocked out the great Hollywood tycoon: this was the process against Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein during trial sessions

The producer’s trial has left from street protests to attacks to discredit witnesses or the use of a dress as evidence. The Harvey Weinstein rape trial has offered tension and surprising moments as the film producer, fallen out of favor, faced the accusations of three women who claimed to have been sexually assaulted. Weinstein faced … Read more The intrahistory of the trial that knocked out the great Hollywood tycoon: this was the process against Harvey Weinstein

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A Jesus Christ with a “black face, blood of an Indian and a woman’s body” puts conservatives in Brazil on the nerves

The crucifixion of a young black man from the favela was one of the highlights of the parade "The truth will set you free

A Jesus Christ with a “blackface, the blood of an Indian and a woman’s body” puts conservatives in Brazil on the nerves. Brazilian ultra-Christian groups have tried to ban in recent weeks the parade of the Estação Primeira de Mangueira in Rio de Janeiro, accusing them of blasphemy, and that the only thing known – … Read more A Jesus Christ with a “black face, blood of an Indian and a woman’s body” puts conservatives in Brazil on the nerves

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Julian Assange’s friend trial hearing in Ecuador will be this Thursday

Swedish computer scientist suspected of computer espionage in Ecuador

The preparatory hearing for the trial of the Swedish computer scientist Ola Bini, a friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will be held this Thursday, almost eleven months after he was arrested on suspicion of having “attacked” Ecuadorian servers. Sources around Bini, 37 years old and on probation since last June, said the hearing is … Read more Julian Assange’s friend trial hearing in Ecuador will be this Thursday

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The digital revolution has to be used against the climate crisis

Protesters hold placards during the Climate Crisis National Day of Action rally in Sydney, Australia

The changes that are causing the digitalization of society have to be used to change habits and systems that hinder the fight against the climate crisis, an international network of scientists said Monday. The Future Earth organization based its recommendation on a report entitled “Digital Disorders for Sustainability,” which explores “the opportunities and challenges of … Read more The digital revolution has to be used against the climate crisis

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