In this January 24, 2015 photograph, a pair of protesters, seen from behind, face off against a row of armored riot cops in Caracas, Venezuela. (Flickr / Carlos Díaz)
30 Oct 2015

EU Nominates Violent US-Backed Venezuelan Opposition For Human Rights Prize

The EU’s prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought could be awarded to Venezuela’s violent opposition movement, which is backed by U.S. dollars.

European flag inside the building of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. (European Parliament on Flickr)
29 Oct 2015

Despite US Pressure, European Parliament Clears Path for Snowden Asylum

In the face of pressure from the US, the EU Parliament passed a resolution which could allow an EU country to grant asylum to NSA whistleblower Ed Snowden.