News in pictures

04.06.2020

The Meaning of Floyd From Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, NY

The Meaning of Floyd From Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, NY

By Gustavo Espinoza & Jhon Sánchez ‘Floyd’ in the dictionary of names is a surname that means ‘gray-haired.’ In 2013, It was also the leading plaintiff in the case against the City of York for the unconstitutional stop and frisk practices during the Bloomberg administration. Today, it means the knee… »

31.05.2020

Protests against Beijing’s National Security Law: A View from the Ground

Protests against Beijing’s National Security Law: A View from the Ground

In spite of the Corona-virus Pandemic that has swept throughout the planet, unrest in Hong Kong has remained unabated, with news of arrested activists and contentious wrangling among lawmakers even during the lockdown which has virtually paralyzed whole cities and countries. After a brief lull in the social and political… »

14.05.2020

From Taksim Square to the steps of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

From Taksim Square to the steps of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

In the spring of 2013, in Taksim Square, the songs of the band Grup Yorum became symbols of struggle and demand for issues of freedom of the press, expression, assembly and violation of human rights in general in Turkey. In the spring of 2020 on the southwestern slope of the… »

03.05.2020

Labor Day, with Safety Distances.

Labor Day, with Safety Distances.

This year, the celebration of the first of May was different: there was a rally of unions, political parties, feminist collectives, etc. There were people, and the participants observed the security measures linked to the covid 19 pandemic, with safety distances and masks, unlike the police. Photos: Giannos Iliadis… »

09.04.2020

In the first person: my experience with the Covid-19 in pictures

In the first person: my experience with the Covid-19 in pictures

By Juan Carlos Marín From March 16 to April 8, the day I was able to return home, I went through a process of hospitalization as a consequence of having been infected with Covid-19 or Coronavirus, which I could not stop recording and sharing. From the first symptoms in the… »

18.03.2020

March 8: The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence ends its journey in Madrid

March 8: The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence ends its journey in Madrid

After 159 days travelling the planet with activities in 51 countries and 122 cities, overcoming multiple difficulties and unforeseen events, the World March team concluded its trip in Madrid on March 8, a date chosen as a tribute and a sign of support for women’s struggle. This arrival was celebrated… »

06.03.2020

Greece: Thousands of people march with solidarity for refugees and immigrants

Greece: Thousands of people march with solidarity for refugees and immigrants

Massive attendance of more than six thousand people took part in a solidarity march for refugees and migrants in the center of Athens last afternoon. The call on the march was clear: “We stand with solidarity with refugees and immigrants against the governments of Greece and Turkey, the EU, racism,… »

23.02.2020

Julian Assange extradition hearing begins 24/2. Yesterday’s London demo for his release

Julian Assange extradition hearing begins 24/2. Yesterday’s London demo for his release

Thousands went to the streets to demand Julian Assange’s release. Speakers at the event included Yanis Varoufakis, Julians‘a father John Shipton, Pink Floyd’s Roger Walters and fashion designer Vivien Westwood. The demo was also attended by people from several European countries. Here some images of the day. »

23.02.2020

Japanese American: Silent Solidarity March and Day of Remembrance (Photos and Videos)

Japanese American: Silent Solidarity March and Day of Remembrance (Photos and Videos)

Silent Solidarity March The Silent Solidarity March took place right before the New York Day of Remembrance on Saturday, February 22, 2020 Four years ago and originally it was a march to re-enact the forced removal of Japanese American’s to draw attention to the Muslim Ban. »

14.02.2020

NYC Council Hearing for Res. 0976 and Int. 1621 Public and Written Testimonies

NYC Council Hearing for Res. 0976 and Int. 1621  Public and Written Testimonies

New York City Council Hearing on Resolution 0976 – 2019  calling on the New York City Comptroller to instruct the pension funds of public employees in New York City to divest from and avoid any financial exposure to companies involved in the production and maintenance of nuclear weapons, reaffirming… »

Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address to subscribe to our daily news service.

Search

 

Film: The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

Documentary: UBI, our right to live

In Mobilization For Assange!

Milagro Sala

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Archives

Except where otherwise note, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.