Human Rights

17.12.2014 Anna Polo

Flash of the last day of the Nobel Peace Summit

Flash of the last day of the Nobel Peace Summit

A change of location for the last day of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: no longer the auditorium at Music Park, but Julio Cesar Sala del Campidoglio, seat of the Communal Council of Rome. It began with a reading of messages from Gorbachev, who could not participate and is … »

17.12.2014 Pía Figueroa

The Nobel Laureates Summit: Mairead Maguire interview

The Nobel Laureates Summit: Mairead Maguire interview

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Irish Nobel Peace Laureate in 1976, engaged for years in nonviolent conflict resolution, talks about the current situation on the issues of peace, nonviolence and disarmament; about nonviolent movements which are known and maintained in the Middle East and the steps to follow to reach a world … »

15.12.2014 Anna Polo

Passion, hugs, hypocrisy and commitment on the second day of the Summit

Passion, hugs, hypocrisy and commitment on the second day of the Summit

Outside the auditorium that hosted the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates colourful canvases, posters and Tibet flags were displayed to welcome and support the Dalai Lama. It was a very busy morning, with three round tables that happened without a moment’s respite, with a real bombardment of intellectual and emotional … »

15.12.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Danger on the Deep Blue Sea

Danger on the Deep Blue Sea

Human Wrongs Watch By Kate Bond* December 2014 — The ocean waves crash violently against the boat, tossing it to and fro, as hundreds of men, women and children try desperately to stay on board. Behind them, they left a war zone, but none of them had been prepared for … »

11.12.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

‘Every Day Is Human Rights Day’

‘Every Day Is Human Rights Day’

Human Wrongs Watch The universal reach of human rights should not be restricted to one day alone but extended to every day of the year, top United Nations officials declared on 10 December 2014 as they marked Human Rights Day – an annual UN-backed event commemorating the date … »

11.12.2014 KAOS GL

Union activists to meet in Ankara for Kaos GL symposium

Union activists to meet in Ankara for Kaos GL symposium

Union activists from Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Northern Cyprus, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom will meet in Ankara for Kaos GL Association’s 3rd International Symposium against Discrimination. The 3rd International Symposium against Discriminations will be organized by Kaos GL Association in Ankara on December 13-14. The symposium will take place … »

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