Latin America: Need to Make Afro-descendant Communities Visible
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Latin America: Need to Make Afro-descendant Communities Visible

Suyapa is Garifuna, a Métis people from the Caribbean coast of Central America, mainly from Honduras, where she was born. For the 57-year-old nun, who has been a religious for the past 34 years, the assembly was just a new stage in her long struggle. All her life, she says, she wanted to help the…

Auctioning Human Beings in Libya: The Ugly Face of the World’s Many Racisms
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Auctioning Human Beings in Libya: The Ugly Face of the World’s Many Racisms

Racism is being called out across the world – and not just in the usual places. The word “racism” has been taken up by Yazidis in Syria, Uyghurs in China, and Papuans in Indonesia and used to describe their experience of discrimination. Expressed very simply, racism is prejudice and discrimination by a more powerful in-group against a minority group…