Articles by: Monica Hill

A broad, historic revolt in Myanmar against a ruthless military

A broad, historic revolt in Myanmar against a ruthless military

For the first time in its history, legions of civilians in Myanmar, also known as Burma, are forging courageous resistance against a bloody military dictatorship — together. This in a country of enormous ethnic diversity, many languages and religions, and entrenched sexism. Such defiance reflects a desperate yearning for genuine democracy. In the November 2020 elections, when the military’s party[Read More…]

by 15/06/2021 0 comments World
Who is to blame for the human misery driving migrant caravans?

Who is to blame for the human misery driving migrant caravans?

“We came to work. I know I’m not getting asylum because they don’t give you asylum for hunger,” a young migrant from Honduras told a reporter. “But us on the caravan would rather die fighting than sitting in Honduras waiting to starve or be killed.” These stark words show the desperation of thousands of people, half of them women and[Read More…]

by 01/02/2019 0 comments Human Rights