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Tomás Hirsch [Chile]: “If the Government proposes that the current Congress be constituent, it is the worst of the worlds”.
The humanist deputy said that President Sebastián Piñera has not understood “the substance of the citizen’s demand” and rejected the option for the current Parliament to draft a new constitutional text. “It is to put the cat to take care of the meat,” he said. Congressman Tomás Hirsch (PH) criticized… »
Al over the world there have been demonstrations in support of the rebellion in Chile, fuelled by the core tiredness of the people of having their basic rights played with by the same elite that has accumulated and concentrated the country’s resources for way too long. That includes the governments… »
There are many images left of this Friday of the third week of mass demonstrations in various places in Chile. Without a doubt Santiago is the place from where our photographers have collected the most moments, despite the fact that in several cities of regions there were also important… »
A historic day for Berlin, when will the Chilean people be able to celebrate the triumph of their revolution?
Thirty years ago, on 9.11.1989 the Berlin Wall fell after a peaceful revolution of the citizens of the DDR. There was no military intervention. On the eve of this historic day, many people gathered in the “East Side Gallery” a remnant of the old Wall 1.3 km long, which remains… »
On the occasion of the arrival of the Peace Boat in Barcelona on Tuesday 5 November, several ICAN organisations met in an event that brought together initiatives and proposals relating to world peace. The Peace Boat, Japanese ship of Peace, is an active part of the campaign ICAN (International Campaign… »
By Jhon Sánchez I always confused the expression House-Warming Party with Warming House Party. Spanish gets in my way, mostly when I have to write invitations to my Hispanic friends. In doing so, I was struggling to find the right translation of house-warming, so I asked my niece who answered,… »
Rigoberta Menchú, Guatemalan and 1992 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, is on a visit to Chile and showed her concern about allegations of human rights violations by state agents during the Chilean protests on Sunday 3. This after meeting in Santiago with the National Institute of Human Rights (INDH). Today she… »
One Sunday after three holidays, which was expected without major events, the public opinion was surprised by a massive caravan of cyclists who came to the home of President Piñera to demonstrate in front of his own residence with slogans calling for his resignation. The surprise was due to the… »
In the district house of the humanist parliamentary deputy of the Frente Amplio (Broad Front), Tomás Hirsch, a meeting of 120 people took place today, seeking to understand better, exchange with others and finish integrating everything lived during the last week in Chile, marked by the evasions in the Metro,… »