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Supporters of the defendants outside the courtroom at the No More Deaths trial Post by Pamela Yates, January 18, 2019 The verdict came quickly and it was harsh: Guilty. Flashback one day to the closing arguments that summed up the case. Nathaniel Walters, the US government prosecutor is blunt. “This case...

Water drop in the Sonora desert in southern Arizona Post by Pamela Yates, January 16, 2019 Oona Holcomb is 39 years old, a masters degree student in Public Health with a global perspective at St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota and the first defendant to testify...

Press conference by No More Deaths volunteers outside the Federal Courthouse in Tucson AZ by Pamela Yates January 15, 2019 Four of the No More Deaths/No Más Muertes defendants went on trial today in Federal Court in Tucson, Arizona charged with trespassing onto designated wilderness and littering....

500 Years has launched into the world, with Mayan protagonists Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj and Andrea Ixchíu receiving standing ovations at every stop on the festival circuit! With 5 sold out screenings at our Sundance world premiere, we saw enthusiastic crowds connecting with the film’s...

There’s a scene from our film “The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court” where Luis Moreno Ocampo, the ICC Prosecutor at the time, is giving his bi-annual report to the UN Security Council.  Referring to the genocide in Darfur, he’s trying to convince...

After five years of negotiations to achieve a peace accord that would end the 55-year armed conflict between the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) and the Colombian government, the agreement was rejected by a slim margin (53,894 votes of a turnout of 13 million...

On May 16 of this year the world lost Clyde Snow, one of the greatest defenders of human rights of our times.  Clyde was a tall garrulous Texan with an easygoing manner that masked a tenacious commitment to finding the truth and advancing justice through...

Since founding Skylight in 1981, we have been committed to the advancement of human rights and social justice through media.  We have told stories that explore and document a range of pathways to social change; from rebellion against a brutal military dictatorship in Guatemala (When...

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