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17.12.2015 Walker Vizcarra

Nuclear weapons: Never again!

Nuclear weapons: Never again!

Yesterday, in the Hall of the Former Presidents, in the National Assembly of Ecuador, a public forum took place with the title “Towards a Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty”.  It’s of great importance that such an event could take place because it is one step further in the necessary change that … »

16.12.2015 Nelsy Lizarazo

Ecuador parliament approves a resolution to ban nuclear weapons

Ecuador parliament approves a resolution to ban nuclear weapons

On the 15th of December 2015, the National Assembly of the Republic of Ecuador approved by a vote of 82 in favor, 1 against and 23 abstentions, a resolution that clearly underlines the urgency of driving forward an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons. The Resolution, presented by the Assembly … »

08.10.2015 Gerardo Femina

Militarization of children in the Czech Republic

Militarization of children in the Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic soldiers have reportedly started touring elementary schools nationwide in an effort to introduce students to military life. Children from the age of 10 are being familiarized with and encouraged to play with machine guns. These terrifying images bring memories of totalitarian regimes, in which education about … »

08.10.2015 Gerardo Femina

Prague’s Peace Tram

Prague’s Peace Tram

Even if in the Czech Republic people aren’t breathing the same crazy fascist air that is present in Hungary, the refugee crisis is heavy and suffocating. Small parties are taking advantage of the situation to make racist declarations in order to obtain approval looking ahead to the next elections. On … »

01.10.2015 Rafael de la Rubia

European citizens self-survey

European citizens self-survey

Euro-Survey will take place from the 1st to the 17th of October and will be promoted by EuroMarches2015 This citizens’ initiative consists of doing an opinion survey of European citizens during EuroMarches2015[1], in all European languages, about the 5 central issues of EuroMarches. It’s the first experience of … »

06.08.2015 Pressenza Budapest

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

At a press conference on the 5th of August organised by the Greek branch of World without Wars and Violence and the Greek peace campaigner Panos Trigazis, in Athens, Nikos Stergiou gave this reflection on the Hiroshima bombing and it’s continued ramifications today. I close my eyes and I count … »

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