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Stay human, the Reading Movie

Review: Stay human, the Reading Movie - a historical document of a crime against humanity This work diverges from any known genre explored so far including documentary, fiction, docufiction, and theatre lecturing. ‘Stay Human’ is a pioneer piece of work in a new film genre: the ‘Reading Movie’. ‘Stay Human – The Reading Movie’ features the reading of the book 'Gaza - Restiamo Umani' (‘Gaza - Stay Human’) in ...

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Barbara Lee: Bring Our Troops Home

Why are the troops STILL there? After trillions spent, thousands of lives lost, and hundreds of thousands of physical and mental injuries, it's time to end the war in Afghanistan. Barbara is one of the only voices speaking out against the war that she alone opposed in September 2001. The article below ran in today's USA Today. Help Barbara make sure more people see this important piece and help her end the ...

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Italy: path of spiritual inspiration for modern times

  This new initiative consists of a walking trail starting from Grotte Santo Stefano to the recently inaugurated Park of Study and Reflection, Attigliano, and leads pilgrims through the beauties of Italy's natural scenery in its rolling countryside following a historical trail of inspiration and regard for what has gone before and what is yet to come! The walk, taken as a pilgrimage towards a sacred sp ...

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Sri Lanka – Jayakumari remains in detention

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that Ms. Balendran Jayakumari and her daughter Vithushaini (13) both were arrested on 13 March 2014, by officers attached to the Kilinochchi Police Station. Jayakumari has been active in the search of disappeared persons, including members of her own family for several years. She has incontrovertible proof that her son was in th ...

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Enemies of the Internet 2014: entities at the heart of censorship and surveillance

Contact: americas@rsf.org This year’s “Enemies of the Internet” report, which Reporters Without Borders publishes every year on World Day Against Cyber-Censorship (12 March), spotlights the government units and agencies that implement online censorship and surveillance. These entities, which include Pakistan’s Telecommunication Authority, North Korea’s Central Scientific and Technological Information Agency, ...

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Wave of Fukushima-based protests warn of ‘new age of risk’ for UK’s nuclear power stations

Opponents of nuclear power will be converging all over the UK next week to mark the third anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima disaster  - and to highlight the precarious state of Britain’s own nuclear reactors. The recent spate of flooding has once again highlighted the vulnerability of the UK’s nuclear power stations. In particular, Hinkley Point nuclear power station is close to the centre of the recent ...

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Appeal by the International Charitable Foundation “Roma Women’s Fund “Chirikli” and Roma Council of Ukraine

We, representatives of the Roma community appeal to the politicians, armed forces, and to all those, who have influence on the future of our country. We stand for a firm commitment to the principle of integrity and inviolability of the territory of Ukraine and urge all the parties to find a civilized way and balanced approach to the prevention of the armed confrontations by means of the peaceful conflict re ...

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Daewoo Corp.: Stop Supporting Slavery in Uzbekistan!

Daewoo International Corporation, the largest single processor of cotton from Uzbekistan, has acknowledged it purchases Uzbek cotton harvested using forced labor. Yet Daewoo continues to reap direct benefits from the authoritarian Uzbek government for its investment in the cotton sector, and earn profits from trading in tainted cotton that may ultimately find its way into the clothes we wear.  Tell Daewoo i ...

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Uyghurs in Uchturpan killed, raising questions

 The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) is alarmed by the recent reports released on Friday by the Chinese authorities regarding the shooting and killing of eleven Uyghurs in Uchturpan County of the Aksu Prefecture. This type of killing has become an increasingly common occurrence or even “standard operating procedure” for the Chinese government. Ever more alarming is the lack of details released by the Chinese go ...

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No to the recolonization of the Central African Republic

PRESS RELEASE  No to the recolonization of the Central African Republic Colonialism Reparation calls on France to carry out the immediate withdrawal of its troops and asks that the armed forces of the Central African Republic be placed side by side only with the support mission of the African Union. On December 3, 2013 the Minister of foreign affairs Laurent Fabius announced the French military intervention ...

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