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24.04.2017

Bolivia calls on the world to repudiate wars and military interventions

Bolivia calls on the world to repudiate wars and military interventions

On Tuesday, Bolivian President Evo Morales called on the whole world to join forces to repudiate the threat of wars and military interventions by some countries that are after natural resources and have no respect for human rights. “From here, I call on the whole world to join forces to… »

24.04.2017

Reducing urban violence

Reducing urban violence

For the World Forum on Urban Violence, Madrid, 19-21 April 2017, Johan Galtung wrote an editorial piece for Transcend Media Service which we reproduce in full here. Mayors from around the world, Ladies and Gentlemen, To reduce direct violence in cities we have to move from urban violence… »

24.04.2017

Women for Climate Justice at the People’s Climate March on April 29th

Women for Climate Justice at the People’s Climate March on April 29th

Back in 2014 a worldwide Climate March took place in New York which saw 400,000 people on the streets. At the same time sister marches in many other cities like Berlin, London, Paris, Melbourne, Johannesburg, Istanbul, New Delhi, Laos, Bogota and Rio de Janeiro were organised. On the occasion of… »

24.04.2017

Without any in situ inspection, OPCW confirms sarin exposure during the explosion that took place in Syria on 4th April

Without any in situ inspection, OPCW confirms sarin exposure during the explosion that took place in Syria on 4th April

On April 19, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), confirmed that “the analysis indicates that the victims were exposed to Sarin or a Sarin-like substance” during the events in Idlib, Syria, last April 4th (see full text of the press release issued at the end of… »

24.04.2017

World military spending: increases in the USA and Europe, decreases in oil-exporting countries, says SIPRI

World military spending: increases in the USA and Europe, decreases in oil-exporting countries, says SIPRI

Total world military expenditure rose to $1686 billion in 2016, an increase of 0.4 per cent in real terms from 2015, according to new figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Military spending in North America saw its first annual increase since 2010, while spending in Western Europe… »

23.04.2017

March for Science in 500 cities around the world

March for Science in 500 cities around the world

On April 22, 500 events took place in 40 countries around the world to raise public awareness of the importance of science and research and support them against the attacks launched by US President Donald Trump, his plans to reduce environmental projects and review commitments to global warming and climate… »

22.04.2017

How U.S. Race Laws Inspired Nazis

How U.S. Race Laws Inspired Nazis

James Q. Whitman’s new book is called Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law. It is understated and over documented, difficult to argue with. No doubt some will try. In cartoonish U.S. historical understanding, the United States is, was, and ever shall be a… »

22.04.2017

International Collaboration to End Violence

International Collaboration to End Violence

While much of the world is engulfed in violence of one sort or another (whether violence in the home or on the street, exploitation, ecological destruction or war), a global network of individuals and organizations is committed to ending this violence in all of its manifestations. »

20.04.2017

Second open letter to Intesa SanPaolo: #Divest DAPL!

Second open letter to Intesa SanPaolo: #Divest DAPL!

April 20, 2017 Mr. Carlo Messina CEO Intesa SanPaolo Piazza San Carlo, 156 10121 Turin Italy cc: Elena Flor, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Unit Elena Jacobs, Chief of CEO Staff CSR@intesasanpaolo.com sostenibilita.ambientale@intesasanpaolo.com Dear Mr. Messina, The undersigned organizations are writing to continue the conversation that… »

19.04.2017

Thursday April 27, 2017 #Divest DAPL Campaign

Thursday April 27, 2017 #Divest DAPL Campaign

The Italian bank Intesa SanPaolo is a direct investor in the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). After a successful initial campaign on March 30, Resistance Events Italy, Women’s March Milan and AEPC Italy have organized a follow-up online protest for Thursday April 27 to step up the pressure. We will demand… »

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