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  1. Obama and his Libyan folly

    Richard Falk
    14 April 2011

    It remains unclear what the Western allies were hoping to achieve through their intervention in Libya; but one thing is clear, civilians are still dying as the violence continues, and the UN Secuity Council's mandate went outside the goals of the UN charter.

  2. Guantanamo, Torture, and the Perversion of Justice: Obama’s New Executive Order

    Tom Reifer
    16 March 2011

    President Obama ratifies Bush (again): orders indefinite detention without charge for political prisoners at Guantanamo Bay and other torture sites.

  3. Drug law reform in Bolivia

    01 January 2011

    The current law prohibits drug use and punishes possession for personal use with internment and forced treatment. Domestically, a legal market for coca leaf has always existed and Bolivia is trying to change the international legal regime for the coca leaf.

  4. Drug law reform in Peru

    01 January 2011

    In Peru, coca leaf consumption has never been criminalized and a state-controlled licensing system exists for its cultivation and distribution. With regard to other drugs, in 1982, Decree 122 established that dependent users shall no longer be punished for possession of drugs for immediate personal consumption, but only when a medical certification is provided to prove the dependency.

  5. Beatriz Martínez

    Translator and editor
  6. Flower seed

    Hugo Cabieses

  7. Flower seed

    Wilbert van der Zeijden


    Wilbert van der Zeijden is a political scientist and former Coordinator of the International Network for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases. He works with the Dutch organisation IKV Pax Christi as researcher on nuclear issues

  8. Fiona Dove

    Fiona Dove

    Executive Director

    Fiona Dove has been Executive Director of TNI since 1995. She grew up in South Africa, where she was an anti-apartheid activist from a young age, first active in feminist and anti-militarist organisations as a student, then joining the non-racial labour movement (COSATU) as an organiser from the mid-1980s. She later served as a national negotiator, research coordinator for the SA Commercial,...