Nondiscrimination

23.01.2015 Javier Tolcachier

I’m always too late…

I’m always too late…

When I reach the point of putting pen to paper, i.e. to give shape to a point of view about something relevant, other events happen to occupy everyone’s attention. So today I’m going to get ahead of the game, going to the other extreme with an identical sense of bad … »

11.01.2015 Marie Laurence Chanut

Today more than ever, nonviolence must triumph

Today more than ever, nonviolence must triumph

I live in Paris, more precisely in Seine-Saint-Denis in an adjacent suburb (you may know this area which is often talked about, as it “burns” regularly) and like all here, since the massacre that took place in the premises of Charlie Hebdo and events that continue today, I am stunned. »

11.01.2015 Pressenza Berlin

Je suis Charlie – but I have other names as well

Victor Grossman – Berlin Bulletin No. 82, January 9, 2015 (revised corrected version January 10) Monday evening I had planned to write about the PEGIDA movement in Germany. Although in Dresden, their city of origin, the number of bitter marchers protesting the “Islamization” of the West had increased stubbornly to … »

27.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Blatant anti-Islamic rhetoric by professor denounced

Blatant anti-Islamic rhetoric by professor denounced

My response to the blatant anti-Islamic rhetoric pronounced by a professor during India Ideas Conclave in Goa on 20 December 2014 By Valery Novoselsky Dr. Koenraad Elst from Belgium happened to be a panelist on a session entitled “Religion – Tolerance & Terror” shocked the audience with his blatant anti-Islamic … »

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 … »

04.12.2014 Pressenza New York

Grand Jury Fails to Indict NYC Police Officer Pantaleo

Grand Jury Fails to Indict NYC Police Officer Pantaleo

Wednesday Dec 3rd, protesters poured onto the streets following a grand jury’s decision not to indict NYC Police Officer Pantaleo on murder charges for killing unarmed Staten Islander Eric Garner. Protesters rallied at Union Square and Columbus Circle and marched to Times Square, 47th Street, up Broadway and tried to disrupt the Christmas tree lighting ceremony … »

29.11.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Ethnic Minorities: Hong Kong is Our Home

Ethnic Minorities: Hong Kong is Our Home

Statement earlier this month from Hong Kong’s ethnic minority community: Ethnic Minorities: Hong Kong is Our Home – Condemn violence! Oppose manipulation! No racial prejudice! We are a group of first, second and third generation ethnic minorities who have lived in Hong Kong throughout the 80s and 90s, both … »

28.11.2014 Pressenza New York

Living Nightmare for Detained Immigrants in Georgia

Living Nightmare for Detained Immigrants in Georgia

Reports are mounting of a living nightmare in Lumpkin, Georgia, at Stewart, a 1,750-bed detention facility housing immigrants facing potential deportation. According to multiple interviews with detained immigrants at Stewart, they are dealing with maggots in food, improper medical care, sweltering temperatures, and in many cases no communication with staff … »

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