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Berta Cáceres, In Her Own Words is based on a 2012 interview I did with the Honduran environmental activist and co-founder of the Council of Indigenous People’s Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). I was in Central America as part of the Nobel Women’s Initiative and JASS...

[caption id="attachment_16902" align="alignleft" width="237"] Photo credit: Dana Lixenberg[/caption] In these monthly postings my hope is to part the curtains and give you a glimpse behind the scenes where Skylight films get put together. I am the chief slicer and dicer, wielding my electronic knife with pleasurable...

On Thursday 10/22, we heard to fascinating presentations from Llan Carlos Dávila, of CODIDENA, and Gabriela Álvarez Castañeda of Florecerás NYC about Guatemalan resistance movements, at home and abroad. Popular movements oppose corruption in government and the incursion of the extractive industries in indigenous lands,...

Skylight stands in solidarity with the warehouse workers affected by unsafe conditions.  We call upon B&H Photo to treat all of its workers ethically and with respect. As a leading marketplace for photo and video equipment, B&H has an opportunity and responsibility to inspire other companies...

How can you commemorate the second anniversary of the #SentenciaPorGenocidio? Download these instructions in .pdf format 1. Read the verdict: Record and upload a short video of yourself reading a passage from the guilty verdict of Ríos Montt, and share it on Facebook, www.facebook.com/sentenciaporgenocidio,  as well as...

Over the past 50 years, Colombia has endured one of the longest standing internal armed conflicts in the Americas--one that has left over 5.5 million people displaced. Roughly 13% of the country's population are "internally displaced persons" or IDPs. The question of how to allocate...

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...

Last week the battle for the soul of Guatemala came to a head during the genocide trial of former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt. After the prosecution rested its case midweek with a screening of the full interview of General Ríos Montt conducted by Pamela...

http://vimeo.com/35763021   HOW TO NAIL A DICTATOR Efrain Ríos Montt is going to trial. The brutal Guatemalan dictator is the first head of state to be prosecuted for genocide in genuine proceedings in his own country. And my video evidence helped send him there. I went to Guatemala in...

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