Nondiscrimination

19.05.2015 Pressenza Berlin

Faces of the struggle against homophobia and transphobia

Faces of the struggle against homophobia and transphobia

At 17th of may, the International day against homophobia and transphobia, the LGBT activists Stosh Mugisha from Uganda, Alfonso Pantinsano from Germany and Kirill Kalugin from Russia met at the demonstration in front of the Brandenburg Gate. Stosh had to leave Uganda after a newspaper had published his name in … »

17.05.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Day against Homophobia: “The fight for equality continues”

Day against Homophobia: “The fight for equality continues”

The International Day against Homophobia is marked every 17 May to raise awareness about the importance of non- discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people around the world. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the decision by the World Health Organization to remove homosexuality from the … »

16.05.2015 Johanna Heuveling

Angela Davis speaks with refugees in Berlin

Angela Davis speaks with refugees in Berlin

The US-human rights activist Angela Davis visited the refugees who occupied the Gerhard Hauptmann school in Berlin at the 15th of may After the district had forbidden a visit within the school for a talk, the refugees explained their situation in front of the school on the street. They also … »

08.05.2015 Sharmine Narwani

The Mideast’s S-U-N-N-I Problem

The Mideast’s S-U-N-N-I Problem

This needs to be spelled out: The biggest threat to Middle East stability today is a Sunni one – and it comes not from its largely downtrodden population, but from the epicenter of current Sunni political and religious leadership. “The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper … »

07.05.2015 Redaccion Ecuador

Immigration: Europe has to change its geography and its vision

Immigration: Europe has to change its geography and its vision

Giorgio Schultze, Humanist, activist for decades in the struggle for human rights, above all those of migrant communities, lives in Sicily and is a correspondent for Pressenza. Last Friday we interviewed him for the programme En La Oreja International on Radio Pichincha Universal, Quito, Ecuador to talk about the situation … »

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