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Biden Administration Is Undermining the Venezuela Dialogue

The talks between the Venezuelan government and the extreme-right wing opposition had been going well. There are still outstanding issues to be resolved, like ending the economic war, but the discussions held in Mexico led to concrete electoral developments. The…

Children and young people learn by imitation

In a study conducted in the United States between 1977 and 1995, psychologists Leonard Eron and Rowell Huesmann concluded that greater exposure of children to violence in the media is the cause of more violent behaviour in youth and adulthood.…

Humanist ideas to the Constitutional Convention

Yesterday 18 different books with the thoughts of Silo and various contemporary humanist authors were donated to the library of nonviolence of the Chilean Constitutional Convention, so that their ideas can be consulted and inspire the drafting of the texts…

Spain: Constitutional Court admits appeal for torture during demonstration in Granada

The High Court considers the case to be of “special constitutional significance”. The organisations Stop Represión and the Granada Delegation of the Andalusian Association for Human Rights (APDHA) have announced in a press release that “the Constitutional Court has admitted…

“On the other side”, cinema for reconciliation

14 Oct, CI.- Del otro lado, director Iván Guarnizo’s debut film, is a personal quest to understand a chapter of the armed conflict that touched him and his family directly, when they heard the news of his mother’s kidnapping in…

Senseless propaganda on social media may disrupt interfaith harmony

by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury For the last several days, hundreds of people are seeing enthusiastically published instigative and defamatory posts on social media, particularly Facebook and Twitter, which would seriously jeopardize the atmosphere of interfaith harmony in the country.…

For ensuring border defense, Bangladesh can replicate China’s Xizang model

by Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury Poverty and lack of education are two of the main reasons behind cross-border crimes in a majority of the countries. For a country like Bangladesh, which is surrounded by land borders with India as well…

Chile Is at the Dawn of a New Political Era

“It feels like we are at the end of an era,” Bárbara Sepúlveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepúlveda is a member of Chile’s Constitutional Convention and of the Communist Party of Chile. The era to which Sepúlveda refers…

On corporate power, disenfranchisement of working people and resistance

The Cologne-based publicist and “interventionist philosopher,” as Werner Rügemer calls himself, has been critically examining the privatization of the world and the predations of powerful corporations and institutions for decades. With “Imperium EU – Labor injustice, crisis, new resistances” he…

Penelope Moro “Bolivia must put an end to impunity because we cannot allow this to happen again”.

With the support of more than 100 human rights organisations, the family of Sebastián Moro launched an international campaign a few days ago to demand justice for the Argentinean journalist murdered in Bolivia during the coup d’état against Evo Morales…

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