Leftnews.org | News and Views from the Left
Also see: Guatemala President Faces Arrest as Business Interests and U.S. Scramble to Contain Uprising | Democracy NOW!
"The issue is corruption. But if the movement develops further, if it spreads more fully to the Mayan heartland of the country, then the issue could move from corruption to justice, because ... Pérez Molina was a commander in the northwest highlands during the '80s. He personally helped implement the Ríos Montt program of mass murder - effectively, genocide - against the Mayan population. And that's what the Guatemalan system has been built on."
BE IT RESOLVED THAT THIS 74th UE CONVENTION:
1. Calls on Congress and the Administration to end all U.S. military aid to Israel; and to pressure Israel to end the occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem and the siege of Gaza and negotiate a peace agreement on the basis of equality, democracy, and human rights for the Palestinian and Israeli people, including Palestinian self determination and the right of return for refugees.
2. Endorses the BDS movement and urges the union at all levels to become engaged in BDS and the movement for peace, justice and equality between the Palestinians and Israelis.
Kiev Death Toll Rises After Monday’s Clashes Between Security Forces, Protestors | The Wall Street Journal
The link address is: http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/08/31/jacobin-and-the-war-on-syria/
The link address is: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/08/syria-civil-war-nato-military-intervention/