In their hunger for US funding, Nicaraguan opposition “human rights” NGOs inflated the death toll during the 2018 coup attempt. Today, these groups are in a state of complete disarray.
By John Perry
Continue reading “Counting deaths for dollars: The rise and fall of Nicaragua’s ‘human rights’ organizations”
John Perry is a writer based in Masaya, Nicaragua whose work has appeared in the Nation, the London Review of Books, and many other publications.
Former UN special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas slams UN High Commissioner Bachelet’s report on Venezuela as a politicized collection of baseless accusations by “advocates of regime change”
By Anya Parampil
Continue reading “‘Weaponizing human rights’: UN chief Bachelet’s Venezuela report follows US regime change script”
Anya Parampil is a journalist based in Washington, DC. She has produced and reported several documentaries, including on-the-ground reports from the Korean peninsula, Palestine, Venezuela, and Honduras.
Venezuelan lawyer Lucrecia Hernández, director of the NGO Sures, discusses how US-funded opposition groups have politicized and weaponized “human rights” discourse against the Maduro government.
By Ajit Singh
Continue reading “How Venezuela’s US-backed opposition distorts ‘human rights’ to push regime change”
Ajit Singh is a lawyer and journalist. He is a contributing author to Keywords in Radical Philosophy and Education: Common Concepts for Contemporary Movements (Brill: 2019). He tweets at @ajitxsingh.