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25.04.2018

Greece: Government Defies Court on Asylum Seekers

Greece: Government Defies Court on Asylum Seekers

The Greek government’s move on April 20, 2018, overturning a binding court ruling ordering it to end its abusive policy of trapping asylum seekers on Greece’s islands raises rule of law concerns, 21 human rights and humanitarian organizations said today. Rather than carrying out the April 17 ruling by the… »

20.04.2018

Indigenous Women’s Delegation To Europe Continues Push For Fossil Fuel Divestment By Major Banks

Indigenous Women’s Delegation To Europe Continues Push For Fossil Fuel Divestment By Major Banks

Infused with the spirit of their ancestors and unwavering determination to seek accountability and justice, an Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation will travel to Switzerland and Germany from April 20th to 28th, 2018. Despite rights violations and dangers to the health of the global climate, some of Europe’s most powerful banks… »

17.04.2018

UN human rights experts condemn killings of Palestinians near Gaza fence by Israeli security forces

UN human rights experts condemn killings of Palestinians near Gaza fence by Israeli security forces

 UN human rights experts have condemned the continued use of firearms, including live ammunition, by Israeli security forces against mostly unarmed Palestinian protesters and observers for a third straight week near the fence between occupied Gaza and Israel. The United Nations and its independent human rights experts, along with the… »

16.04.2018

Final Declaration of the #CumbreDeLosPueblos [Summit of the Peoples] in Lima, Peru

Final Declaration of the #CumbreDeLosPueblos [Summit of the Peoples] in Lima, Peru

Representatives of social and popular organizations of Peru, Latin America and the Caribbean, we have met in Lima / Peru from April 10 to 14, 2018 to discuss the political, social and economic reality of our America, to share our struggles and resistances, to strengthen the militant solidarity of our… »

12.04.2018

World premiere of the documentary: Universal Basic Income (UBI), our right to live

World premiere of the documentary: Universal Basic Income (UBI), our right to live

The world premiere of the documentary on Universal and Unconditional Basic Income “UBI, our right to live” will be on 12 May, at 12 noon. Director Álvaro Orús and some of the Spanish “protagonists”, such as Julen Bollain and Mayte Quintanilla, will be present. The event will be part of… »

08.04.2018

Letter of Solidarity with the defenders of communication democracy in Brazil

Letter of Solidarity with the defenders of communication democracy in Brazil

As communicators and citizens of diverse countries of the world, committed to the struggle for the right to communicate and to the current democratic communication standards, we are witnessing a situation of institutional overthrow that has just taken another step forward in Brazil, in the Brazilian courts’ rejection on 5… »

08.04.2018

Brazilian humanists repudiate Lula’s illegal political imprisonment

Brazilian humanists repudiate Lula’s illegal political imprisonment

The international humanist movement opposes the unjust order  ofpolitical imprisonment of the ex-president of Brazil, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva. We denounce the Kafkian Process We oppose this hasty vote, manipulated by the Minister Carmem Lucia, pressured by the media and army generals who did not even follow the normal… »

30.03.2018

We shall not stay silent! The Communication Forum for the Integration of Our America condemns the attack against Lula

We shall not stay silent! The Communication Forum for the Integration of Our America condemns the attack against Lula

The Communication Forum for the Integration of Our America expresses its strongest repudiation of the attack suffered by the Caravan of former President Lula as it passed through the state of Paraná in Brazil. This armed aggression is a direct consequence of the climate of violence and hatred installed by… »

27.03.2018

Reparations at the World Social Forum 2018

Reparations at the World Social Forum 2018

By Colonialism Reparation Press Release The theme of reparations at the 2018 World Social Forum in Salvador de Bahia was treated in the workshop Repairs to Colonialism (page 113), in the World Assembly of Resistance Peoples, Movements and Territories and in the Agora of futures. In these activities participated some… »

26.03.2018

Ban treaty attracts new adherents

Ban treaty attracts new adherents

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), signed in September 2017, is attracting new adherents. The Treaty was adopted by 122 states to a standing ovation at the UN General Assembly. With Palestine joining the Treaty on 22 March, six UN member states and permanent observers have now… »

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