Europe

27.03.2015 Pressenza London

Wave of Occupations in London Swells!

Wave of Occupations in London Swells!

By Occupy London Occupy Goldsmiths has now been set up. The new wave of occupations in London was swelled yesterday as students at King’s College London went into occupation to protest the ongoing neoliberalisation of higher education. They join the London School of Economics and University of the Arts … »

26.03.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Moving away from war in Ukraine

Moving away from war in Ukraine

Statement by United for Peace and Justice The Ukraine conflict continues to fester, raising tensions in the region to levels not seen since the Cold War. Now the warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire and an approach to further negotiations towards a political solution. Despite this opportunity … »

26.03.2015 Pressenza Budapest

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

By Gunnar Westberg, IPPNW. In 1984 a group from IPPNW Sweden met with the Norwegian general Tönne Huitfeldt, at that time Chief of the Military Staff of NATO. He was a man with great confidence in himself and in the military system. “General Huitfeldt,” we asked, “when you work with … »

21.03.2015 Tony Robinson

Czechs object to US military show of strength: “Tanks? No, thanks!”

Czechs object to US military show of strength: “Tanks?  No, thanks!”

Czech anti-war campaigners have launched a new campaign to focus opposition to the proposed procession of US military equipment through the country having completed military exercises in the Baltic as part of “Operation Atlantic Resolve”. The US is building up its military capacity by upgrading its hardware and increasing numbers … »

21.03.2015 Dario Lo Scalzo

No-Muos, not ‘no justice’

No-Muos, not ‘no justice’

The Regional Administrative Court of Palermo has rejected an appeal of the Defense Ministry and to the contrary has accepted an appeal filed by the Italian Environment League and the No-Muos Committee, ruling that the Muos Satellite Facilities of the U.S. Navy are  illegal. The big radar antennas have been … »

15.03.2015 Pressenza London

Arms Dealers on Trial

Arms Dealers on Trial

By Mel Strickland for Occupy London An Occupier’s Perspective Sometimes the tools of oppression are literal, and they are for sale at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair In September 2013 a group of activists took part in demonstrations against the DSEI arms … »

14.03.2015 Silvia Swinden

Swedish prosecutors agree to question Assange in London

Swedish prosecutors agree to question Assange in London

Julian Assange’s team of solicitors have claimed victory after a Swedish prosecutor agreed to question him in London, following a two and a half years deadlock during which he has been unable to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy that offered him sanctuary. Mr Assange is also considering suing UK’s deputy Prime … »

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