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26.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Nepal earthquake: one year on

Nepal earthquake: one year on

PUTTING CHILDREN AT THE HEART OF OUR RESPONSE The April and May earthquakes in Nepal caused nearly 9,000 deaths and injured over 100,000 people. Children lost friends and family members, faced injuries and disability. »

20.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Exposed: Thai fishing boat slavery

Exposed: Thai fishing boat slavery

If you buy prawns or shrimp, chances are, you are buying the produce of slave labour. Urge the UNHRC to Condemn Thai Fish Boat Slavery Sign The Petition Drear people, Innocent people in Thailand are being conned onto boats or sold by … »

19.04.2016 Pressenza Berlin

Basic Income: Voting for Freedom

Basic Income: Voting for Freedom

This coming June 5th Switzerland is holding a constitutional referendum on whether to implement basic income policy. Swiss entrepreneur Daniel Häni and German author Philip Kovce have written a book to accompany the referendum. This book is now available in English, and includes a foreword by Twitter investor Albert Wenger: … »

15.04.2016 PAX

Dutch parliament to discuss a nuclear weapons ban

Dutch parliament to discuss a nuclear weapons ban

On April 28, the Dutch parliament will discuss a national ban on nuclear weapons. This is the result of a national campaign initiated by PAX who gathered over 45,000 signatures to put this on the political agenda. It will be the first time in history that the Dutch Parliament will discuss … »

15.04.2016 Pressenza IPA

Rejection of the parliamentary coup attempt in Brazil

Rejection of the parliamentary coup attempt in Brazil

The Special Legislative Commission of the Congress of the Republic of Brazil has approved the proposal to send the impeachment proceedings to the plenary of the Chamber of Deputies, under the central accusation that the Brazilian President violated fiscal norms, by masking a budget deficit. We consider that this supposed … »

15.04.2016 Pressenza Budapest

London: Eight anti-arms fair activists acquitted of charges

London: Eight anti-arms fair activists acquitted of charges

Pressenza reported earlier this week on the start of the trial.  We are delighted to reported that they have been aquitted. All defendants arrested during setting up of the 2015 DSEI Arms Fair in London Docklands Activists attempted to blockade deliveries of military equipment to UK government sponsored … »

14.04.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Occupy London Tours

Occupy London Tours

Let the sunlight in: uncover the big issues this Spring with Occupy London Tours Finally Spring’s arrived – and what better time for some political spring-cleaning! Join us on an Occupy London Tour and prise open those murky corners of UK politics and its economic elite to let a bit … »

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