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The street was a party: Petro’s inauguration

Thousands of people around Plaza Bolivar in Bogota and in many parts of the country celebrated the historic milestone of Gustavo Petro’s inauguration as president of Colombia. By Fátima Martínez Petro and Francia Márquez, the vice-president, are the most visible…

Sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Yesterday, during the early sessions of the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), a number of U.S.-based civil society organizations gathered for a sit-in outside of the U.S. Mission to…

Peace activists rally at UN for nuclear disarmament

As delegates gathered for the 2nd day of the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at the UN in New York Peace activists rallied for nuclear disarmament across the Street by the “Isaiah Wall.” By Brendan Fay We rallied and sang anthems…

NYC: Anti-Nuclear Protest at U.S. Mission to United Nations

Photos by David Andersson Today, on day two of the four-week 1970 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, several hundred people marched to the US Mission from the Isaiah Wall across the street from the United Nations, passing by the Wall’s quote from the…

Maipú “Apruebazo” brings together more than 12,000 people with the presence of great artists

With the participation of artists such as Juanito Ayala, La Combo Tortuga, Mc Millaray, Illapu and many more, around 12,000 people gathered to support Apruebo from Maipú. A big event for Apruebo took place this Saturday afternoon in the Maipú…

Tunisia: Youth and the new Constitutional Referendum

After the declaration of the new Tunisian constitution on June 30th, a public constitutional referendum is expected to take place for the first time in Tunisia on July 25th. The unique character of this Referendum has encouraged the attention of…

Greece: Redefining the human-nature relationship

From June 30 until July 2, the 2nd Youth Lifelong Learning Festival took place in Larissa, Greece. It was held at Mill of Pappas, a cultural heritage museum at the edge of the city center, and included concerts, theatrical performances,…

Chile: “Marcha del Orgullo de Género” (Gender Pride March)

Text and photos: Riccardo Marinai Once again, the diversity and sexual difference event has taken place in the LGBTIQ+ Pride tour along the Alameda amidst multicolours, joy and music. Little by little, diversity and sexual difference groups have conquered an…

Quito: the scene of a disagreement

For the tenth consecutive day, Quito continues to be the scene of the disagreement between President Lasso and indigenous organisations; protests have been concentrated in the central-northern sector of the capital, where several universities and the Assembly building are located.…

2022 Refugee Manifesto Festival, “United By Hope” held in Seoul, South Korea

On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2022, Active Refugee Korea hosted a Refugee Manifesto Festival, “United By Hope” where refugees from various nationalities gathered to claim their rights, opportunities and hope in collaboration with the Korea Refugee Rights Network…

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