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30.05.2015 Pressenza Berlin

Judaism and Islam before and beyond Zionism

Judaism and Islam before and beyond Zionism

Judaism and Islam: their wonderful living together before and beyond Zionism Dr. phil. Milena Rampoldi – for ProMosaik e.V. – published Prof. Rabkin’s article about the perspectives of the Muslim Other in the Jewish tradition. The conclusion of the article is a very positive one: Judaism and Islam have always had … »

29.05.2015 Rédaction France

First March for sharing  to make known overwhelming numbers

First March for sharing  to make known overwhelming numbers

Press release Nobody ignores  anymore that  only 1.6 billion people are living in dire poverty in the world, according to a recent study by the Oxford poverty and human development initiative. Nobody ignores   anymore  that more than 1 billion people worldwide (every six personn) are affected by the scourge of … »

29.05.2015 Silvia Swinden

Nigeria bans Female Genital Mutilation

Nigeria bans Female Genital Mutilation

Goodluck Jonathan signed the ban into law as one of his final acts as president before handing power over to Muhammadu Buhari, who was sworn into office last Friday. “According to 2014 U.N. data, a quarter of Nigerian women have undergone FGM — the partial or total removal of … »

29.05.2015 Amy Goodman

The Pre-charge Punishment of Julian Assange

The Pre-charge Punishment of Julian Assange

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Tucked away on a side street in one of London’s toniest neighborhoods, just across the street from the sprawling department store Harrods, sits a brick, Victorian-era apartment building that houses the Ecuadorean Embassy. Julian Assange, the founder and editor of the whistle-blower website … »

29.05.2015 EcoWatch

Did we almost lose New York?

Did we almost lose New York?

For the third time in a decade, a major fire/explosion has ripped apart a transformer at the Indian Point reactor complex. by Harvey Wasserman* reposted with permission from EcoWatch News reports have taken great care to emphasize that the … »

29.05.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

By Prof. Vandana Shiva* 28 May 2015 – TRANSCEND Media Service — Biodiverse ecological agriculture in women’s hands is a solution not just to the malnutrition crisis, but also the climate crisis. The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity erosion and climate change. And both are interconnected, … »

29.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Pakistan: the role of media in political activism

Pakistan: the role of media in political activism

Different political forces strike or cooperate with each other in any political system. However, if a political system is strong, it can accommodate, domesticate or maintain equilibrium or balance among these forces to maintain stability in society. If it is weak and unable to impose its authority on small forces, … »

28.05.2015 Russia Today

Nebraska abolishes death penalty, overrides governor’s veto

Nebraska abolishes death penalty, overrides governor’s veto

Lawmakers in Nebraska officially abolished the death penalty, overriding the governor’s veto and successfully countering his intense lobbying efforts on the issue. It is the first conservative state to end capital punishment since North Carolina in 1973. Governor Pete Ricketts (Republican) vetoed a bill eliminating the death penalty on Tuesday, … »

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