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28.11.2014 Pressenza New York

Living Nightmare for Detained Immigrants in Georgia

Living Nightmare for Detained Immigrants in Georgia

Reports are mounting of a living nightmare in Lumpkin, Georgia, at Stewart, a 1,750-bed detention facility housing immigrants facing potential deportation. According to multiple interviews with detained immigrants at Stewart, they are dealing with maggots in food, improper medical care, sweltering temperatures, and in many cases no communication with staff … »

28.11.2014 Pressenza IPA

Future Festival: Not so far, not so close

Future Festival: Not so far, not so close

Text and Photographs: Daniela Quinteros Rosas A great variety of instruments from different nations united in Sydney (Australia) gave the tone to an abstract harmony that was transformed into a music festival in one of the most multi cultural cities of the world. Passion and intensity alienated every linguist difference … »

27.11.2014 Pressenza New York

Ferguson, the decision not to indict is unsurprising

Ferguson, the decision not to indict is unsurprising

On Monday evening 11/24/2014, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the August 9 shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Law professor Franklin E. Zimring, who directs the criminal justice research program … »

27.11.2014 Tony Robinson

WordPress Developer wanted!

WordPress Developer wanted!

Here at Pressenza we have an exciting opportunity for any WordPress developers motivated by the permanent publication of news for peace, nonviolence, humanism and non-discrimination. We are currently looking for talented individuals who can help us with the development and maintenance of the pressenza.com website. Responsibilities involve: the planning and … »

27.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

How to Make Cooking Safe for 10 Million People by 2020

How to Make Cooking Safe for 10 Million People by 2020

Human Wrongs Watch 21 November 2014 – Every year, household air pollution from cooking kills over four million people and sickens millions more, the United Nations spotlighted at a New York conference on cookstoves, as it urged Governments to take action to accelerate the adoption of clean cooking solutions. »

27.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

The Power of 1.8 Billion Youth

The Power of 1.8 Billion Youth

Human Wrongs Watch ‘Young people matter. They matter because an unprecedented 1.8 billion youth are alive today, and because they are the shapers and leaders of our global future. They matter because they have inherent human rights that must be fulfilled,’ according to the UN Population Fund ( … »

27.11.2014 Robert Burrowes

Nonviolent Action: minimizing the risk of violent repression

Nonviolent Action: minimizing the risk of violent repression

In a recent article, full of insight, Professor Bill Quigley identified ten different illegal actions police often take ‘to prevent people from exercising their constitutional rights’ to take nonviolent action to address a grievance. He noted that these police tactics are commonly used by law enforcement agencies in big protests … »

27.11.2014 Silvia Swinden

Snooper’s charter and political manipulation

Snooper’s charter and political manipulation

The “Snooper’s charter [Communications Data Bill] has practically zero chance of becoming law, say senior MPs. Labour’s Tom Watson and Tory David Davis say Guardian revelations mean data communications bill is probably doomed” read the headlines in a June 2013 Guardian article. “The chances of [Home Secretary] Theresa May … »

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