The CICIG* Touched a Raw Nerve in the Military and Economic elite By Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj In 500 years, no one has even come close to achieving the high level work that the CICIG team has carried out – except for the government of Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán...

Voter suppression affects us all. The enemies of democracy understand well the power of the vote—otherwise they would not wage war on it.   [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_erPeKtmY-Y[/embedyt]   Tomorrow’s special election for US Senator from Alabama could help topple the Republican majority in the US Senate. But this election will...

The Skylight team has created this list that includes some of our favorite organizations, individuals, and movements that served as an inspiration to us in 2017. We were inspired by their determination to end injustices by fighting for their rights and the rights of others....

It's been a horrifying and saddening week in news. With heavy hearts we share what we've been reading. Paris, Beirut, and the attacks of last week: “Is it wrong to mourn Paris more deeply than Beirut?” asks Jeanne Kay in the Nation. Some bodies are global, but...

We're trying something new at Skylight: Weekly news digests, posted on our blog, which will gather the articles published in the past week that tell stories that were not sufficiently covered in the mainstream media. Skylight works to change the narrative around human rights and...

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