Nonviolence

25.06.2016 Milena Rampoldi

The struggle against FGM CESIE from Italy

The struggle against FGM  CESIE from Italy

The following is my interview with Soad Ibrahim of the Italian association CESIE which is engaged in opposing the brutal phenomenon of FGM. Milena Rampoldi: Which are the best strategies for opposing and ending FGM? Soad Ibrahim: It is difficult to generalise about which would be the best strategies to… »

24.06.2016 Silvia Swinden

Brexit won. Now for the real stuff

Brexit won. Now for the real stuff

We woke up today to news of the British Exit (Brexit) from the European Union. Sigh The Chinese have a curse: “may you live in interesting times”… The Comic Book Store guy from the Simpsons once said: “there is no emoticon that can describe how I feel right now!” A… »

16.06.2016 Redacción Ecuador

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

At an event today in Quito, Ecuador, “A group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths,” our editor, Tony Robinson was asked to speak from a point of view of nonviolence. Sunday’s event in which LGBTI people are killed is nothing new.  They have been murdering us for centuries.  Every day… »

15.06.2016 Marianella Kloka

Orlando

Orlando

A decade ago, Michael Moore’s film Bowling for Columbine highlighted the issue of guns in the US in the most precise and documented way. With clever camerawork and extensive reporting, by examining factors such as poverty and unemployment, by documenting how easily a child today can have access to… »

12.06.2016 Tony Henderson

Nepal humanists welcome new Community committee

Nepal humanists welcome new Community committee

Humanist Movement member of Nepal Tulsi Sigdel  tells Pressenza that: “We successfully completed our 2nd Annual General Meeting at Suryabinayak; thanks to all participants and congratulations to all of the newly selected board members of the Community for Human Development (Manavtabadi Abhiyan). Peace, Force and Joy The Community for Human Development… »

06.06.2016 Pressenza IPA

Global Media Forum 2016: Media, Freedom, Values

Global Media Forum 2016: Media, Freedom, Values

On the 13th of June the Global Media Forum, organised by Deutsche Welle will start in Bonn, Germany for the ninth time with the theme of “Media, Freedom, Values”. Over three days the conference will attract more than 2000 experts in the fields of journalism, digital media, politics,… »

04.06.2016 Milena Rampoldi

Female circumcision – the worst anyone can do to a woman

Female circumcision – the worst anyone can do to a woman

The following is an interview with Fadumo Korn, chairwoman of the association Nala e.V., an interpreter in Munich, Germany and author of the brave book entitled “Geboren im großen Regen” (Born in the big rain). As a victim of FGM, she described her experience as the absolutely worst thing… »

31.05.2016 Democracy Now!

“Civil Disobedience is survival”

“Civil Disobedience is survival”

Ireri Carrasco sues Obama Admin for denying her DACA over protestas In Chicago, a migrant justice activist is suing the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to renew her DACA protection because of her activism. Twenty-nine-year-old Ireri Unzueta Carrasco received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status in 2013. DACA is… »

29.05.2016 Pressenza London

WAS-NS school teachers at the Knesset

WAS-NS school teachers at the Knesset

WAS-NS School teachers visit Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, speak in a meeting on hate crimes and attend a plenary discussion on improvement in the status of Arabic language in schools By Neve Shalom -Wāħat al-Salām* (Oasis Of Peace)  Thursday 26 May 2016 On Tuesday, November 24 the Knesset marked… »

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