Shahrazad Encinias

Police Shooting Death of Activist in Atlanta Reignites Push for Land Defense

Manuel “Tortuguita” Páez Terán was shot and killed by a Georgia State Patrol officer on January 18 during a multi-agency sweep to remove land defenders from the Weelaunee Forest in southeast Atlanta—one more in a long legacy of murdered land defenders around the world.

  • Feb 2, 2023
  • 2:44 PM

‘¡No Nos Callarán!’: Guatemala Continues Attacks on Journalists, Press Freedom

“¡No nos callarán!” —They will not shut us up!— chanted dozens of concerned citizens and journalists outside the Palace of Justice in Guatemala City on Monday morning as they waited for the hearing of prominent journalist José Rubén Zamora.

  • Aug 3, 2022
  • 3:57 PM

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