On the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens's birth, his biographer Claire Tomalin warned that the great novelist's depiction of injustice in society was still "amazingly relevant."
Guatemalan prosecutors announced Jan. 26 that 85-year-old Efraín Ríos Montt, military dictator in 1982-1983, was going to trial in March.
The "crime" of those on the left, aside from occasional rocks or bottles thrown at Nazis, was a failure to support the "basic libertarian democratic order."
In a recent analysis, the Communist Party of Pakistan says the Obama administration is interested in working out a political settlement in Afghanistan "in order to cut down its colossal expenditures there."
CODIR Assistant General Secretary Jamshid Ahmadi made clear the position of human rights and peace organizations in relation to Iran.
"We are working in close conjunction with Justice for Colombia in Great Britain on the political prisoners campaign," says USW Senior Counsel Dan Kovalik.
While the Congress concentrated on recommendations applying to Cuba's economy, the conference dealt mostly with Party functioning.