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07.02.2016 Pressenza London

Chelsea Manning releases Podcast to tell her story in her own words

Actress Michelle Hendley portrays WikilLeaks whistleblower’s voice due to prison restrictions barring her from speaking directly to press. (Via Common Dreams) The recording was produced in collaboration with Amnesty International and voiced by actress Michelle Hendley. Due to prison restrictions, Chelsea is barred from speaking to any members of … »

06.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament

Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament

OEWG – Has your legislator and/or religious leader endorsed the nuclear abolition statement? FEBRUARY 5, 2016 From February 22-26, governments and civil society will meet at the United Nations in Geneva for the first session of a newly-established Open Ended Working Group on Nuclear Disarmament (OEWG). Chaired by Ambassador … »

03.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Occupy London Tours

Occupy London Tours

February 2016 Programme Forget Jack the Ripper and the London Dungeons, we show you the murky side of the capital’s more recent past.! Occupy London Tours is a free alternative tour company, run by volunteers, who want to throw open the secretive world of finance and politics for … »

03.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

The Right Livelihood College

The Right Livelihood College

Disseminating and strengthening wisdoms and skills for a positive future “The Right Livelihood College aims to be five things – a hub, a catalyst, an incubator, a multiplier and an accelerator of links between universities and the work of Right Livelihood Laureates, an interactive link between academics and activists.” … »

01.02.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Humanist Party of Uruguay – position paper

Humanist Party of Uruguay – position paper

  POSITION ON THE CURRENT SITUATION, THE REPRESSION and THE FIGHT OF THE OPPRESSED. We are in a world that develops systems of social oppression and these are ever increasing, producing violence in all its forms. In some places this system is sustained through psychological violence, resting fundamentally on the … »

30.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Denmark: Where there is a will, there is a way

Denmark: Where there is a will, there is a way

Why is Denmark again in the limelight for the wrong things? As an interventionist, refugee-creating country why does it combine militarism with xenophobia and refugee-repelling laws? The new draconian laws can be seen as a peak point of changed Danish policies over nearly 20 years. The governments and parliamentarians yet … »

27.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Toward a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: one billion citizens’ appeal

Toward a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: one billion citizens’ appeal

Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation: “Toward a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: One Billion Citizens’ Appeal” ************************************************************************** Yasuyoshi Komizo Secretary General of Mayors for Peace Chairperson of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation Despite everyone’s wish for peace, our world is filled with hatred and countless seeds of conflict. We, Mayors for Peace, … »

27.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Immediate action needed to Save the Bedouin

Immediate action needed to Save the Bedouin

Please Take action to Save the Bedouins  by Rabbi Arik Ascherman As you read this, JNF bulldozers are preparing the first stage of building the Jewish community of “Hiran” on the rubble of the Israeli Negev Bedouin community of “Umm Al-Hiran.”  The government plans to expand the Yatir forest to … »

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