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06.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Thailand: Dissent is Not a Crime

Thailand: Dissent is Not a Crime

A Statement from the International Solidarity for Thai Students and Teachers forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission THAILAND: Dissent is Not a Crime – Call for International Solidarity with Imprisoned Thai Students Fourteen Thai students were arrested on 26 June 2015 and are currently being detained in Bangkok after … »

04.07.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Wikileaks report: Bugging Brazil

Wikileaks report: Bugging Brazil

WikiLeaks publishes today, 4 July at 08:00 BRT, a top secret US National Security Agency target list of 29 key Brazilian government phone numbers that were selected for intensive interception. The publication proves that not only President Dilma Rousseff was targeted but also her assistant, her secretary, her chief of … »

02.07.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Calls for Israel to pass a law regulating the Atomic Energy Commission

Calls for Israel to pass a law regulating the Atomic Energy Commission

Members of the Israeli movement against nuclear weapons, together with former MK Mossi Raz and author and historian Prof. Avner Cohen, demand that within 90 days the prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, initiate legislation mandating and regulating the status of the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission “as is customary in democratic states”. The … »

01.07.2015 Pressenza Berlin

Berlin civil society shows its support for the government of Ecuador

Berlin civil society shows its support for the government of Ecuador

The German Ecuador Solidarity group, EcuaSoli, participated with political placards in two Ecuadorian concerts which took place in the German capital. On the 28th of June, hundreds of Germans and Latin-Americans based in Berlin gathered in the city’s Mauerpark to watch concerts by Ecuadorian bands, among others: Musicalle and Swing … »

30.06.2015 Redacción Chile

Chile: The Constitution for Everyone

Chile: The Constitution for Everyone

The Constitution for Everyone is the name of an independent citizens’ initiative in Chile that was publicly launched today with the aim of educating and promoting broad dialogue about the Constitution. Through a digital platform (www.laconstituciondetodos.cl), participants will be able to find and learn about the current constitution, express … »

30.06.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

UK: people power stopped fracking in Lancashire

UK: people power stopped fracking in Lancashire

MASSIVE news just in – people power has stopped fracking in Lancashire. [1] Local residents, supported by thousands of us from across the UK, persuaded the council to vote down the frackers’ plans. Lancashire Council voted to reject the planning application by 9 votes to 3. And without planning permission, … »

26.06.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Hunger strikers mark nuclear anniversary in August

Hunger strikers mark nuclear anniversary in August

70 years after Hiroshima, we demand nuclear disarmament! We are groups of fasters who have decided to deny ourselves nourishment for 4 days, from August 6th, the anniversary of Hiroshima, till August 9th, the anniversary of Nagasaki, to express our total opposition to nuclear weapons, and to call for their … »

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