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Return the Illegally Occupied Guantanamo Naval Base to the Cuban People!

Our WFP Cuba Team just returned from the Fifth International Seminary for Peace and for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases. Our...
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Help protect Mexican human rights defenders

  Witness for Peace is extremely concerned about the safety of Oaxacan human rights defenders Rodrigo Flores Peñaloza and Bettina...
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Colombian Community Displaced: Take Action for Justice

On Saturday, February 11, 21 Nonam Wounaan Indigenous families from Witness for Peace’s partner community, the Humanitarian and Biodiverse Reservation of Santa Rosa de Guayacán, were forcefully displaced from their homes following threats from neo-paramilitary groups.
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Honduras Partner Profiles: Dina Meza

Honduras Partner Profiles: Dina Meza This post represents what we hope will be a new and regular feature from the Honduras IT for the WfP blog. As you surely know, there is a general scarcity of English-language press on Honduras. What little there is generally covers...

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The Mérida Initiative: Beneath the Surface

The Mérida Initiative, also referred to as Plan Mexico, is described by the U.S. Department of State as “an unprecedented partnership between the United States and Mexico to fight organized crime and associated violence while furthering respect for human rights and the rule of law.” The reality of the Mérida Initiative, however, is something entirely different.

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