Daily Archives: October 28, 2021

2021-10-28: News Headlines

Staff (2021-10-27). Lawyer Steven Donziger, Who Sued Chevron over "Amazon Chernobyl," Ordered to Prison After House Arrest. democracynow.org The environmental and human rights lawyer Steven Donziger joins us just before he is ordered to report to jail today, after a years-long legal battle with the oil company Chevron and 813 days of house arrest. In 2011, Donziger won an $18 billion settlement against Chevron on behalf of 30,000 Indigenous people in Ecuador for dumping 16 billion gallons of oil into their ancestral land in the Amazon. Since the landmark case, Donziger has faced a series of legal attacks from Chevron and a New York federal judge, who has employed a private law firm linked to the oil company to prosecute him. Earlier this month, he was…

teleSUR-HIM (2021-10-27). Denuncian agresiones a periodistas guatemaltecos en El Estor. telesurtv.net La Procuraduría de Derechos Humanos guatemalteca exige al Gobierno garantizar la seguridad de los periodistas y activar el programa de protección.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). U.S. has notorious records on arbitrary detention: Chinese envoy. ecns.cn The United States has notorious records with regard to arbitrary detention and the Meng Wanzhou incident is a typical case of arbitrary detention, Geng Shuang, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations.

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