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24.08.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

John Pilger on Wikileaks, Julian Assange & Jeremy Corbyn

John Pilger on Wikileaks, Julian Assange & Jeremy Corbyn

This interview from Radio New Zealand brings the well known John Pilger* – “right hand” of Julian Assange – onto the airwaves to speak about Wikileaks, about freedom of information, about Julian Assange himself, and about the UK Labour Party politician Jeremy Corbyn who is causing such a stir in … »

23.08.2015 Pressenza IPA

Pressenza launches a Greek language edition

Pressenza launches a Greek language edition

Pressenza proudly announces the launch of a seventh language to go with our Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese and German editions. In these days of growing uncertainty about the future of Greece with its implications for the entire EU project and the financial principles on which it is based, the … »

18.08.2015 Nava J. Thakuria

Defying militant’s diktat: Assam’s way

Defying militant’s diktat: Assam’s way

Guwahati, India It was a regular Independence Day function at Guwahati Press Club on 15 August 2015, where city-based media persons and many patriotic citizens from different walks of life joined in, making their point loud and clear that they would always defy the separatist militants’ diktat for boycotting this … »

14.08.2015 Nava J. Thakuria

Bangladesh blogger killings signal dire need for justice

Bangladesh blogger killings signal dire need for justice

Bangladesh, which continues to grab international media attention for the wrong reasons, has geared up for a saving of face. As the country witnessed the deadly murder of another atheist blogger recently, the police have succeeded in arresting two suspects namely Saad-al-Nahin and Masud Rana in connection with the murder … »

31.07.2015 Deutsche Welle

What teenage refugees taught me about art

What teenage refugees taught me about art

As a teen, Kate Hairsine hated school trips to art museums and talks on fusty paintings that bored her. But her eyes were opened when she saw young asylum-seekers cherish the kind of art that put her to sleep. The group of young asylum-seekers sit attentively on folding chairs in … »

29.07.2015 Robert Burrowes

Revolting World

Revolting World

There is much that is revolting about the current world and Andre Vltchek, Christopher Black and Peter Koenig are well placed to document it, which they have done in their new book ‘The World Order and Revolution! Essays from the Resistance’. http://badak-merah.weebly.com/the-world-order-and-revolution.html … »

13.07.2015 Gary Corseri

Gaza Writes Back

Gaza Writes Back

A Review of Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine. Edited by Refaat Alareer. Just World Books, Charlottesville, VA, 2014. 205 pages. Reviewed by Gary Corseri I think I was in the first grade when I first heard about “war.” It was the Korean War the … »

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