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11.02.2015

Rallies in support of Greece’s fight against austerity

Rallies in support of Greece’s fight against austerity

Ahead of an EU summit tomorrow, Eurozone Finance Ministers are meeting to review proposals by Greece to restructure or write down their debt repayments. Greeks and anti-austerity campaigners around the EU have been rallying in support of the new government. Below are some images from social media and from Pressenza… »

14.01.2015

Jammu and Kashmir’s Lohri Festival

Jammu and Kashmir’s Lohri Festival

People celebrate  fire in the traditio0nal Lohri Festival in Jammu and Kashmir, 13 January 2015. Lohri is celebrated in Northen India for the harvesting of crops and marks the end of the winter season.   … »

11.01.2015

Paris – 11 January 2015 March: 1.5 million people mobilised in support of freedom of expression

Paris – 11 January 2015 March: 1.5 million people mobilised in support of freedom of expression

Show of support to the victims of the terrorist attacks. »

08.01.2015

#JeSuisCharlie in #NYC

#JeSuisCharlie in #NYC

Despite freezing cold weather (-11C/12F) people rallied in NYC at Union Square to stand in solidarity with the victims of the terror attack against the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday morning.                          … »

06.01.2015

Muslims annual celebration in Jammu

Muslims annual celebration in Jammu

Celebrations of Eid-Millad-ul-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (May his blessings be upon us.), in Jammu & Kashmir State, where both Shia and Sunni Muslim communities from various parts of the country participate. The main thrust of the speeches by Islamic scholars on the day is to remind the… »

04.01.2015

Jammu-Kashmir: firing violations all night

Jammu-Kashmir: firing violations all night

Ceasefire Violations Update: Heavy firing by Pakistani troopers continued at Samba border, many houses damaged.  Village Gallar injured in Samba . Now no firing – 11.18 Hong Kong time, Sunday 4 January 2015.    … »

30.12.2014

Jammu & Kashmir elections December 2014

Jammu & Kashmir elections December 2014

The final and fifth phase of elections in Jammu & Kashmir concluded on 20th December 2014 with voting on 20 seats which fall in the Jammu region.   see associated article: http://www.pressenza.com/2014/12/jammu-kashmir-2014-elections-turning-point/… »

20.12.2014

End of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Our photo gallery

End of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Our photo gallery

Change of location for the last day of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: no longer the auditorium Music Park, but Julio Cesar Sala del Campidoglio, seat of the Communal Council of Rome. Many of the themes developed, starting with the criticism to the huge military expenditures and the dramatic… »

18.12.2014

Jammu children pray for Peshawar military school victims

Jammu children pray for Peshawar military school victims

School children in Jammu (Kashmir) observe two-minutes of silence and light candles to pray for the victims who were killed in the attack at the army run school in Peshawar, Pakistan, during the school’s Annual Day – on Wednesday, 17 December, 2014. Photos by Shilpa Thakur, Jammu  … »

07.12.2014

Images from the ICAN civil society forum day 2

Images from the ICAN civil society forum day 2

A selection of images from day 2 of the ICAN civil society forum.  All images courtesy of ICAN Austria. More images can be found on their flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/129150020@N08/sets/72157649221634858/ Closing panel… »

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