Nonviolence

10.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Climate Change versus the Dangers of Nuclear War

Climate Change versus the Dangers of Nuclear War

“By casually juxtaposing climate change and nuclear war, the BAS scientists and Nobel Science Laureates are essentially “comparing apples and oranges”. There is a fundamental misunderstanding regarding the nature of  causality, which serves to distract public opinion from the imminent dangers of global warfare. While the decision to unleash a … »

09.07.2015 Silvia Swinden

Netanyahu and Hamas: The Orwellian bedfellows one year on

Netanyahu and Hamas: The Orwellian bedfellows one year on

Who won the 2014 Gaza war? The violent leaders on both sides. Who lost it? Ordinary people on both sides. Netanyahu became re-elected on the bases of fear and paranoia. Every missile Hamas fired into Israel created another vote for the hard line. But the bunkers were there to avoid … »

01.07.2015 Shamsul Haque Basunia

Dhaka: journalists raise voices against violent fundamentalism

Dhaka: journalists raise voices against violent fundamentalism

Rise of fundamentalism is gradually engulfing the much sought for peaceful atmosphere in Bangladesh. Ansarullah Bangla team, a group of fundamentalists, recently threatened to kill 25 top intellectuals including information minister Hasanul Huq Inu, Vice-Chairman of Dhaka University AAMS Arefin Siddique, former Vice-Chairman Dr Anwar Hossain, columnist Abed Khan, rights … »

30.06.2015 Ernesto H. De Casas

You don’t kill people!

You don’t kill people!

The phrase, “you don’t kill people,” Silo said to us once in an informal dinner, when the conversation was about the atrocities caused by military dictatorships in South America and in the hypothetical case that someone could meet an ex-torturer in the street. What would you do? In this context … »

11.06.2015 Robert Burrowes

Exposing Lies, Telling the Truth

Exposing Lies, Telling the Truth

I have just read Andre Vltchek’s new book ‘Exposing Lies of the Empire’.http://badak-merah.weebly.com/exposing-lies-of-the-empire.htmlLet me tell you something about this book of 800 pages. Vltchek writes with passion and poetry, describing the true horror experienced by the world at large, living at the gunpoint of the imperial powers, while also … »

10.06.2015 Nava J. Thakuria

Bangladesh: hacking Mukto-Monas to death

Bangladesh:  hacking Mukto-Monas to death

Use of Internet, not to speak of blogging, continues to be restricted among enlightened people in Bangladesh, as more than half of its population has yet to get access to the modern connectivity. But the recent attacks on bloggers by the miscreants in Bangladesh put serious doubts about the ‘not … »

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