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29.04.2019

General Elections in Spain: “Great mobilization against hate speech”.

General Elections in Spain: “Great mobilization against hate speech”.

Strong electoral results against the insane dreams of neofascism. The participation in the general elections of April 28 has exceeded 75% in all of Spain, almost 9 points more than in the 2016 elections. The increase was even more marked in Catalonia, above 76%. The PSOE wins the general elections. »

28.04.2019

World military spending grows to $1.8 trillion, new SIPRI data

World military spending grows to $1.8 trillion, new SIPRI data

Pressenza republishes here the SIPRI report of military spending for 2018. (Stockholm, 29 April 2019) Total world military expenditure rose to $1822 billion in 2018, representing an increase of 2.6 per cent from 2017, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five… »

17.04.2019

A call to start nuclear disarmament and to bring the Ban Treaty quickly into force

A call to start nuclear disarmament and to bring the Ban Treaty quickly into force

Pressenza publishes this call from Luigi Mosca, Doctor in Physics who has worked at Saclay laboratories (CEA/France), CERN (Switzerland), Serpukhov (Russia) and at the “Modane Underground Laboratory” (LSM), former Director of LSM and nuclear disarmament activist. First of all, we urge all States to sign and ratify the Treaty on… »

15.04.2019

Resolution supporting the TPNW submitted in US Congress

Resolution supporting the TPNW submitted in US Congress

On Thursday 11 April, US Congresspersons Jim McGovern and Earl Blumenauer introduced a historic resolution, H. Res 302: Embracing the Goals and Provisions of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the first US House of Representatives resolution that calls on the US government to support the nuclear… »

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… »

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