Daily Archives: September 15, 2017

Investigation Opened After Indigenous Tribe Members Murdered

An official investigation is underway in Brazil following the alleged murder of up to 10 members of an uncontacted tribe. Prosecutor Pablo Luz de Beltrand told reporters that his team was contacted in August regarding a group of gold miners, who had allegedly murdered indigenous people in the Javari Valley. […]

International Alert’s Talking Peace Festival To Take Place In London

International Alert, the London-based non-profit organization concerned with conflict resolution and peacebuilding, is preparing to host its annual Talking Peace Festival later this month. The event provides a platform for arts, culture, and discussion surrounding the most pressing issues of conflict and peace in the world today and coincides with World […]

FARC Rebel Group Becomes Political Party, Common Alternative Revolutionary Force

On Saturday, September 2nd, the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force (Fuerza Alternativa Revolucionaria del Común) was legalized as the political successor of the former guerrilla group, FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia). The announcement was made during the party’s founding congress that ran from August 28th to 31st at the Bogota Convention […]