Ana Maria Defillo
Ana is a writer, performer and documentarian. Her interests include comedy, media, gender, Latin America, politics and other important things that don’t pay well. She has an M.Sc in Global Affairs from New York University’s Center for Global Affairs. During her time at NYU, Ana won the W.E.B DuBois/ Nelson Mandela Commitment to Dialogue and Education Award for her advocacy on undocumented immigrant rights. Her writing has also been featured in Bustle, Americas Quarterly, and Flavorwire.

Life in Prison for Afghan Massacre Solider

Sgt. Robert Bales, a U.S. soldier who was accused of murdering 16 unarmed Afghan civilians last year, was sentenced to life in prison without a chance of parole on Friday. The jury of six military personnel were deciding if Bales would spend the…
By Ana Maria Defillo