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26.11.2014 Tony Henderson

Hong Kong: Sixty days and its D’Occupy Day

Hong Kong: Sixty days and its D’Occupy Day

The Hong Kong protest action under the banner of the Umbrella Movement – and for some the Umbrella Revolution – has come to a stage which many seen as inevitable. After almost two-months blocking normally busy thoroughfares, enough was enough – from the establishment side’s point of view – and … »

25.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

End Violence against Women

End Violence against Women

Human Wrongs Watch By UN Women*, November 2014 — To raise awareness and trigger action to end the global scourge of violence against women and girls, the UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender … »

23.11.2014 Redazione Italia

Uncomplicated, in Afghanistan

Uncomplicated, in Afghanistan

By Kathy Kelly On November 7, 2014, while visiting Kabul, the Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg noted that  NATO will soon launch a new chapter, a new non-combat mission in Afghanistan. But it’s difficult to spot the new … »

22.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Little Book, Big Data

Little Book, Big Data

Human Wrongs Watch The Rome-based UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has published a comprehensive pocketbook of nutrition-related data covering all regions of the world ahead of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place in the Italian capital on 19-21 November 2014.    Food and … »

19.11.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Brisbane: A show of Western weakness

Brisbane: A show of Western weakness

No matter what you may think of Putin and Russia this is simply not the way international politics should be conducted, particularly not at the personal level. If it wasn’t an offence to children, one would aptly characterise it as childish behaviour.  By Jan Oberg Cartoon by Australian … »

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