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02.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Bury My Heart in Gaza

Bury My Heart in Gaza

We thrash, curse for air As our strangler declares, look How violent the Arab – Haiku for the Headlocked, by Zein El-Amine Rami El-Amine makes the case that Israel’s war on Gaza is not about the kidnapping of Israeli teenagers, rockets, or tunnels. It’s about Israel taking advantage … »

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 … »

01.07.2015 Inter Press Service

China hailed as leader for new climate plan

China hailed as leader for new climate plan

By Kitty Stapp for IPS Environmental groups are praising China following the formal submission of Beijing’s highly-anticipated climate change strategy to the United Nations Tuesday. The plan includes a commitment to peak emissions around the year 2030, reduce carbon intensity 60 to … »

01.07.2015 Marianella Kloka

Towards the #Greferendum: The eyes of the world are on us

Towards the #Greferendum: The eyes of the world are on us

As the days count down to the 5th of July and the Greek referendum on whether to accept Europe’s demands for more austerity, which looks increasingly like a referendum on whether to stay in the Euro or leave it, our correspondent Marianella Kloka is providing us with her personal account … »

01.07.2015 Tony Henderson

Yes, Hong Kong needs to be responsible

Yes, Hong Kong needs to be responsible

Hong Kong July 1, 2015 is a place of varying opinions among its people concerning the way ahead. Which path to take, a pro-Beijing one that will curtail individual freedoms to an uncertain extent, but nothing that cannot be handled, or, that of opposition to the pro-Beijing administration under Chief … »

01.07.2015 Shamsul Haque Basunia

Dhaka: journalists raise voices against violent fundamentalism

Dhaka: journalists raise voices against violent fundamentalism

Rise of fundamentalism is gradually engulfing the much sought for peaceful atmosphere in Bangladesh. Ansarullah Bangla team, a group of fundamentalists, recently threatened to kill 25 top intellectuals including information minister Hasanul Huq Inu, Vice-Chairman of Dhaka University AAMS Arefin Siddique, former Vice-Chairman Dr Anwar Hossain, columnist Abed Khan, rights … »

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 Russia Today

New wildfire sends smoke billowing over Chernobyl exclusion zone

New wildfire sends smoke billowing over Chernobyl exclusion zone

A wall of smoke was seen rising over the exclusion zone around the crippled Chernobyl nuclear power plant on Tuesday as Ukrainian emergency services scrambled helicopters to extinguish a wildfire. Some 130 hectares of grassland is ablaze, emergency service officials say. “In the zone of exclusion and mandatory relocation near … »

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