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19.12.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Middle East — 8.6 Million Lives Torn Apart

Middle East — 8.6 Million Lives Torn Apart

Human Wrongs Watch Amman, 19 December 2014 - “The Syria crisis represents the biggest threat to children of recent times. By the end of 2015, the lives of over 8.6 million children across the region will have been torn apart by violence and forced displacement. That compares to a figure … »

30.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

World AIDS Day: all you need to know about HIV

World AIDS Day: all you need to know about HIV

29 November 2014 — The following are seven key facts about HIV, as well as a complete set of information regarding AIDS, all of them elaborated by the World Health Organization (WHO) ahead of the World AIDS Day on 1 December 2014,  Key Facts: HIV continues to be … »

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 … »

22.11.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

A few words about the “F” word

A few words about the “F” word

“ Fascism” is a particular political response to a perceived national crisis. To fascist practitioners, the root cause of the crisis is identified as contamination of a pure, virtuous national polity by alien elements, maybe ethnic, maybe religious, maybe cultural, often “all of the above”. The national essence must be … »

22.11.2014 Tony Henderson

Campaign Kit on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons

Campaign Kit on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons

IPPNW has produced a new Campaign Kit on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, presenting the essential facts about their medical, environmental, and humanitarian effects in clear, simple, and accurate language.  “This important new tool will help ICAN campaigners and other abolition activists make a compelling and irrefutable humanitarian case for banning and eliminating nuclear … »

14.11.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Bangladesh: Social Entrepreneurship contest at BUET

Bangladesh: Social Entrepreneurship contest at BUET

On yet another hartel (strike) day in October this year (2014) in Dhaka, BUET campus was abuzz with the excitement of formally clad youth, many with anxious dispositions, all eagerly making last-minute adjustments to presentation files on their laptops and going over their presentation notes for the final time. It … »

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