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25.06.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Here’s how Canada can help eliminate nuclear weapons

Here’s how Canada can help eliminate nuclear weapons

Dear Friends, Against a backdrop of alarming new developments in nuclear weapons modernization, led by the United States and Russia, I and four other former Canadian Ambassadors for Disarmament, issued an urgent call for the Justin Trudeau government to take a leadership role in reversing this terrible downward spiral. Below… »

25.06.2016 Milena Rampoldi

The struggle against FGM CESIE from Italy

The struggle against FGM  CESIE from Italy

The following is my interview with Soad Ibrahim of the Italian association CESIE which is engaged in opposing the brutal phenomenon of FGM. Milena Rampoldi: Which are the best strategies for opposing and ending FGM? Soad Ibrahim: It is difficult to generalise about which would be the best strategies to… »

25.06.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

The Brexit shock. Now all is up in the air!

The Brexit shock. Now all is up in the air!

The UK, Europe and the rest of the world will be affected and there has been no planning for this anywhere. It’s now all up in the air but what this Brexit vote will be is a new starting point. All we can safely predict is that we are in for interesting… »

24.06.2016 Silvia Swinden

Brexit won. Now for the real stuff

Brexit won. Now for the real stuff

We woke up today to news of the British Exit (Brexit) from the European Union. Sigh The Chinese have a curse: “may you live in interesting times”… The Comic Book Store guy from the Simpsons once said: “there is no emoticon that can describe how I feel right now!” A… »

24.06.2016 Tony Robinson

Assange on big brother surveillance: “Don’t be too scared!”

Assange on big brother surveillance: “Don’t be too scared!”

Today, Julian Assange told average citizens to not be too scared at the prospect of online privacy being invaded at the event, “Julian Assange: 4 years of denied freedom” organised by International Higher Education Centre for Communication in Latin America, CIESPAL, in Quito Ecuador. The founder of Wikileaks was addressing… »

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