killings

1979: The White Night Riot

Brief history of what became known as the White Night Riots in the aftermath of the murder of openly gay supervisor Harvey Milk and progressive mayor George Muscone.

1977-83: Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Protest Disapearnces in Argentina

A history of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo. A group of Mothers whose children had been killed and disappeared by the Argentinian government.

Ferguson is Familiar to Indigenous Australians: Larissa Behrendt

Indigenous Australia knows the cynicism exposed by Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson

1977-88: Brazilian Rubber Tappers Campaign Against Deforestation

Article about the attempt of Rubber Tappers to organise that was linked to the struggle to protect the Amazonian rainforest.

1922: Guayaquil General Strike

Workers in the southern Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil struck due to increased economic pressures. The strike brought the city to a halt and gained several concessions but the violence from the police and military would set a precedent for other labour struggles.

1953: Prisoner Strikes at the Vorkuta Gulag

In 1953 following news of Stalin's death inmates in gulag complex in Vorkuta struck in protest of their conditions. In response the Soviet Authorities violently crushed the strike.

1935: Cuban General Strike

After the defeat of the Dictator Gerardo Machado Cuba was governed by a Junta headed by Batista and Mendieta. In 1935 another General Strike sort to forced the Junta to restore civilian rule. In response Batista unleashed a wave of state terror.

The human costs of militarization in Latin America - Arturo Jimenez

Portraits of missing persons, victims of Operation Condor

An article about the establishment of Operation Condor, an alliance between multiple right wing dictatorships in South America to target exiled dissidents.

CIA Death Squads: Allan Nairn

Allan Nairn on the decades of direct CIA involvement in Guatemalan death squads.

Reagan Administrations links with Guatemala's Terrorist Government: Alan Nairn

Guatemalan's protest against the campaign of terror

An article detailing the peak in US-Guatemalan collaboration in state terror.