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14.04.2019

Mairead Maguire asks to visit Assange in prison

Mairead Maguire asks to visit Assange in prison

Nobel Peace Laureate Maguire requests UK Home Office for permission to visit her friend Nobel Peace nominee Julian Assange in prison in London. Press Release: Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, Co-Founder, Peace People Northern Ireland.   www.peacepeople.com   12th April, 2019 `Mairead Maguire has requested… »

11.04.2019

Greece in Denial About Police Detention of Lone Kids

Greece in Denial About Police Detention of Lone Kids

Athens Fails to Act on European Court Ruling Against Detaining Migrant Kids By Eva Cossé The European Court of Human Rights recently confirmed what many have long known: that Greece’s practice of locking up unaccompanied migrant and asylum-seeking children in police cells and detention centers leads to serious rights abuses. »

06.04.2019

Spain: the city of A Coruña declares October 2 the “Day of Active Nonviolence”

Spain: the city of A Coruña declares October 2 the “Day of Active Nonviolence”

A Coruña declara el 2 de Octubre “Día de la Noviolencia Activa” en la ciudad »

02.04.2019

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

Sector adds 171 GW of generating capacity in 2018 The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts (GW), according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today. The annual increase of 7.9 per cent was… »

31.03.2019

Brunei’s Islam and US Christian radicals: not a good day for LGBT human rights

Brunei’s Islam and US Christian radicals: not a good day for LGBT human rights

Brunei and Sharia Law George Clooney, and now Elton John (is this the beginning of #MeToo 2.0?) have called for a boycott on hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei. This is due to a new application of Sharia Law documented by Amnesty International in the following Press Release: “Brunei:… »

30.03.2019

Groundbreaking judgement on Germany’s role in US drone program

Groundbreaking judgement on Germany’s role in US drone program

YEMENI CLAIMANTS WIN CASE IN GERMANY: GERMAN GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE THAT US RESPECTS INTERNATIONAL LAW AT RAMSTEIN Münster/Berlin, 19 March 2019 – In the case Bin Ali Jaber v Germany, the Higher Administrative Court in Münster found in favor of the claimants from Yemen on key aspects. Germany must now… »

29.03.2019

No war on Venezuela, join US March 30, 1 pm at the White House

No war on Venezuela, join US March 30, 1 pm at the White House

People Are Coming To Washington, DC On Sat. March 30 From Around The World And Across The United States To Confront NATO And Defend Venezuela. This Week, Foreign Ministers Of NATO Nations Are Coming To Washington, DC. On Their Agenda Is War And Military Action Against Venezuela. Antiwar Activists Will… »

29.03.2019

NATO is coming to Washington D.C. We’re organizing a peace festival to unwelcome them.

NATO is coming to Washington D.C. We’re organizing a peace festival to unwelcome them.

Wednesday April 3: Bring No to NATO and Yes to Peace posters and meet from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Shepherd Statue at… »

29.03.2019

Dismay as India joins the ‘Star Wars’ club

Dismay as India joins the ‘Star Wars’ club

Pressenza publishes here the press release from the Indian Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace on the recent testing of the country’s anti-satellite weapon system. The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP) takes serious note of the dramatic declaration of the Indian Prime Minister, on March… »

21.03.2019

Return the Chagos Archipelago to Mauritius

Return the Chagos Archipelago to Mauritius

PRESS RELEASE Colonialism reparation Colonialism Reparation welcomes that the International Court of Justice has decided that the process of decolonization of Mauritius has not been lawfully completed and that the United Kingdom has an obligation to bring to an end its administration of the Chagos Archipelago and requests that the… »

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