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19.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

India – New Humanism: let’s meet Fernando…..

India – New Humanism: let’s meet Fernando…..

When Fernando first landed in India, in February 1979, little did he realize that our country would eventually become a very important part of his life. This new environment was a shock for every one of his senses. Sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing played here at a stronger, higher … »

16.12.2014 Nava J. Thakuria

Hailing Nepal court for convicting killer of journalist

Hailing Nepal court for convicting killer of journalist

Guwahati: Journalists’ Forum Assam (JFA) has expressed its contentment that a Nepal court has convicted and sentenced five perpetrators involved in the killing of a Nepali journalist in Dailekh district of western Nepal. In a recent unprecedented verdict the Dailekh district court has sentenced the assailants for torturing Dekendra Raj … »

11.12.2014 Silvia Swinden

John Pilger: Propaganda is power

Critical Thinking wrote “John Pilger spoke at a recent symposium on Building an alliance against Secrecy Surveillance and Censorship in which he excoriates the media for its failure to hold power to account for the lies which imposed sanctions on Iraq in the 1990s and took … »

07.12.2014 Pressenza New York

Myth in Art: Cameron at L.A. MOCA, African Cosmos at LACMA

Myth in Art: Cameron at L.A. MOCA, African Cosmos at LACMA

By Gabriela Jurosz-Landa Cameron’s world view and her resulting artistic expression predate contemporary art interpretation. To speak with philosopher Georg Picht, the fragmenting mind of industrial production has separated art, myth and thought. Art today, Picht states, is perceived and understood aesthetically and transgressed in “the realm of general non-commitment … »

02.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

From Karbala to the Islamic State

From Karbala to the Islamic State

From Karbala to the Islamic State About the largest pilgrimage in the world, taking place now, and why you’ve never heard of By Sayed Mahdi al-Modarresi Original article: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/sayed-mahdi-almodarresi/arbaeen-pilgrimage_b_6203756.html (24 November 2014) Translation: http://www.sayed7asan.blogspot.fr This is not the Muslim Hajj, or Kumbh Mela … »

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 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 … »

25.11.2014 Tony Henderson

The Grand Dame at Kolkata’s Fairlawn Hotel

The Grand Dame at Kolkata’s Fairlawn Hotel

The ringing street sounds of Kolkata had as if melted into the distance to a pleasantly bearable level as I requested a tall brown bottle of Kingfisher beer at the Fairlawn Hotel garden restaurant. At last, respite from the city din, and more than that… charming surrounds and a clientele … »

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