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11.05.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Green Party UK platforms human rights abuses in Poland

Green Party UK platforms human rights abuses in Poland

The Green Party and the European Greens stand in solidarity with Polish human rights activists 8 May 2016 The European Green Party and the Green Party of England and Wales are supporting a tour by the Committee of Democratic Defence (KOD). Michal Chantkowski of the Sunderland Green Party will be… »

12.03.2016 acTVism Munich

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

CIA Analyst Ray McGovern – Exclusive Interview Video

In this video acTVism Munich interviews former CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) analyst, Ray McGovern, who talks about his experience in the agency and the reasons that led him to become an activist and outspoken critic of the US government.  The interview surfaces a number of issues that include:… »

05.11.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Philippines: Manila students greet indigenous Lumad caravan

Philippines: Manila students greet indigenous Lumad caravan

Hundreds of students from various Manila universities gathered on Wednesday, November 4, to express solidarity with the Lumad indigenous peoples from Mindanao. (See previous article: http://www.pressenza.com/2015/10/philippines-lumad-people-under-threat-by-australias-xstrata-copper-company/ ) Among those gathered to welcome them at Liwasang Bonifacio were students from University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines Manila, De… »

09.10.2015 Marianella Kloka

Anna Polo in Greece, helping to illuminate the darkness

Anna Polo in Greece, helping to illuminate the darkness

Anna has been engaged for many years in the areas of peace and nonviolence, coordinating a commission on these subjects for the European Region of the Humanist International (at the kick off meeting in 2003 in Prague and presenting the final report in 2004 in Budapest) and then continuing this… »

02.07.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Bury My Heart in Gaza

Bury My Heart in Gaza

We thrash, curse for air As our strangler declares, look How violent the Arab – Haiku for the Headlocked, by Zein El-Amine Rami El-Amine makes the case that Israel’s war on Gaza is not about the kidnapping of Israeli teenagers, rockets, or tunnels. It’s about Israel taking advantage… »

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… »

27.06.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

‘Torture Can Never Be Used to Fight Terrorism’

‘Torture Can Never Be Used to Fight Terrorism’

Human Wrongs Watch United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has renewed his call for Member States to repudiate the use of torture amid the international community’s ongoing fight against terrorism and provide victims of the inhumane practice with support critical in helping them rebuild their lives. Marking the 2015 edition… »

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