Revolutionary Dreams, a new film by Dan Philips and Malcolm Boorer, tells the story of a Chilean young family’s escape from Pinochet’s fascist regime to Wales.
Bernardo Kucinski's searing memoir 'K' tells the story of the agonised search by a father for his disappeared daughter, kidnapped and eventually murdered by the Brazilian military dictatorship. LAB published the English translation in 2013 and you can order copies here. Now the original Portuguese version has been brought to life in a dramatised reading by Militantes en Cena.
The failure to secure justice in cases of gender-based violence shows fundamental flaws in Guatemala’s democratic institutions.
El Salvador's civil war featured a number of brutal massacres by the army, especially the one at El Mozote in Morazán. Much less well-known is the butchery of peasants and children at Quesera in Usulután, on the River Lempa, carried out by the Army's US-trained Atlacatl Batallion.
A Global Witness report shows that despite Covid lockdowns, 2020 set a new record as the deadliest year yet for environmental defenders.