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01.02.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

When Kathy Kelly Went to Jail

When Kathy Kelly Went to Jail

When Kathy Kelly Went to Jail By Gary Corseri (Kathy Kelly is the co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She has traveled to Iraq and Gaza during wartime–to bear witness and give comfort. The author of “Other Lands Have Dreams,” she has been arrested more than sixty times … »

25.01.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Tribute to the life of Mary Shaver Hobi

Tribute to the life of Mary Shaver Hobi

A memorial service took place today, 24th January, 2015 for Mary Shaver Hobi who passed away in November last year after a very short battle against a cancer that was discovered too late and was too malignant to treat effectively. Mary Shaver Hobi was a life-long Siloist, travelling the world … »

24.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Kathy Kelly, anti-drone activist, jailed

Kathy Kelly, anti-drone activist, jailed

Shiva Shankar relayed the news on his email list that is largely related to India’s Dalit the matter of Kathy Kelly, who says: “The Bureau of Prisons contacted me today, assigning me a prison number and a new address: for the next 90 days, beginning tomorrow, I’ll live at FMC … »

23.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

US Congress Seeks Israel’s Direction

US Congress Seeks Israel’s Direction

Conservative Pat Buchanan once got in trouble by calling Capitol Hill “Israeli occupied territory,” but even he might not imagine what’s happening now – with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu invited to address a joint session of Congress to decry President Obama’s foreign policy. By Robert Parry – writing on [abolition-caucus]. Showing who some … »

17.01.2015 Noam Chomsky

We are all ___ (fill in the blank)

We are all ___ (fill in the blank)

Pressenza republishes the latest entry on Noam Chomsky’s website. The world reacted with horror to the murderous attack on the French satirical journal Charlie Hebdo. In the New York Times, veteran Europe correspondent Steven Erlanger graphically described the immediate aftermath, what many call France’s 9/11, as “a day of sirens, … »

17.01.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

We are NOT Charlie Hebdo!

We are NOT Charlie Hebdo!

Neither do we condone the bombings and murder of journalists at their headquarters, however much we are repulsed by their racist, chauvinist and hateful Islamophobic caricatures of oppressed people. Neither do we condone the subsequent murders at the Paris Kosher supermarket. UNAC Yes, we are for free speech, freedom of … »

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