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09.02.2016 Pressenza New York

Chili Yazzie: “Give Us Our One Day to Say Our Peace”

Chili Yazzie: “Give Us Our One Day to Say Our Peace”

Duane “Chili” Yazzie delivered the keynote at The Red Nation and UNM KIVA Club’s march and rally in Albuquerque on October 12, 2015 in celebration of the city’s first Indigenous Peoples Day, formerly known as Columbus Day. Yazzie is the President of the Shiprock Chapter of the Navajo Nation. Withal, … »

05.02.2016 Tony Henderson

Vietnam war, Viet Cong, and “The Tunnels of Cu Chi”

Vietnam war, Viet Cong, and “The Tunnels of Cu Chi”

The Tunnels of Cu Chi A harrowing account of America’s “Tunnel Rats” in the underground battlefields of Vietnam, by Tom Mangold & John Penycate – Ballantine Books. A friend asked me to read this book and I am glad I did. Not that it gave any pleasure but because … »

02.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Washington Is The Greatest Threat To World Order

Washington Is The Greatest Threat To World Order

Sergei Naryshkin, the Chairman of the Russian Parliament says that the growing tensions in international relations result from Washington’s lack of morals and violations of international law: “The increasing crisis in international relations is rooted in Western nations’ lack of morals and their reluctance to observe basic norms of international … »

01.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Denmark, Sweden and refugees

Denmark, Sweden and refugees

Part 4 or 4 Since people around the world are bewildered, I thought it would be helpful to offer one of many possible backgrounds – my own as a Danish-born citizen, peace researcher and observer living in Sweden. Here is the fourth and last in the series: “TFF PressInfo # … »

29.01.2016 Nava J. Thakuria

PM Modi kicks off electoral campaign in Assam

PM Modi kicks off electoral campaign in Assam

Guwahati, Assam:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, without declaring any financial package in contrast to the media hype created by some local Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, on 19 January 2016 kicked off the saffron party’s electoral campaign in Assam of northeast India. Arriving at Kokrajhar, the headquarters of Bodoland Territorial … »

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