Latest posts by Lisa G Khanna
"In a space like this no one has to ask to speak up, there is no schedule for debate."
"Given the inequalities that we experience between women and men, I feel obliged to reclaim my rights and I do it through my literature."
"Now we are legal and we can speak with property owners without any fear, we can conduct and continue our activities legally, because we will pay the state's quota."
Australia is accused of expanding its maritime borders which deprives Timor Leste of its right to own and earn from its oil and gas reserves.
Polarization and Dehumanization: Two Keys to Understanding the Assassination of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres
Hedme Sierra Castro, a Honduran human rights advocate, shares context on Honduras, a land vulnerable to impunity and abuse of native communities.
"...we want to be able to travel alone without being killed, we want to be able to walk freely in the streets without fear..."
The highest court in Mexico declares Article 230 of the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law to be unconstitutional for discriminating against indigenous languages.
The research, rooted in indigenous knowledge and cultures, may indicate processes of climate change observed locally, expressed in the effects caused to the ecosystems of Brazil and its surrounding regions.
Voces Étnicas is a platform that promotes the traditions and practices of Mexico's indigenous nations and communities through video, memes and an online library of legends, poems and stories.
A multidisciplinary collective has successfully combated Mexico's stereotypes and faced gender discrimination in the art scene and in Mexican society more broadly.
A Mexican senator proposed legislation that many experts warned would have harmed privacy and free speech online in Mexico. A week later, after the public's backlash, he withdrew it.
"The objective of the media in the middle of these crises is to pressure the state to take a stand, not to embarrass those who need help the most."
Prices for internet access have jumped after Mozambique´s National Communication Institute (INCM) cut subsidies to local internet providers by 75%, undermining government's supposed pro-internet position.
The mining wealth of Cerro de Pasco in Peru has poisoned children with lead, and several dozen people decided to stage a 300-kilometer march in protest.
Hundreds of citizens are being criminally charged by the State Prosecutor's offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo for making micro-donations to crowdfunded campaigns of two grassroots political parties.
Activists fight for their lives in Angolan jails. Thanks to a new online portal that collects and publishes photos showing solidarity with political prisoners, the movement is stronger than ever.
Thirty years after the devastating earthquake in Mexico City, we highlight the civil organization that in the midst of tragedy took over government tasks and marked a civic awakening.
“The forum represents a recognition of the struggle over many years of social movements in the city, above all, that of immigrants, who are increasingly taking on more leadership roles"
Germen Crew, an independent collective, painted a colorful mural stretching across 200 homes in Las Palmitas neighborhood. The "magical" project helped strengthen the community in the process.