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Indigenous Peoples’ Law: UN Special Rapporteur’s report shows serious and persistent gaps in Costa Rica

On 28 September 2022, the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, following his on-site visit to Costa Rica at the end of 2021, was released. Special Rapporteurs on specific human rights issues are non-conventional…

Seoul Africa Festival 2022: “Meet Africa’s Diverse Charms in the City of Seoul”

On October 1st, 2022 the popular Seoul Africa Festival was held in South Korea with thousands of visitors showing up in a celebratory mood to experience the diverse charms of the African continent. The cultural diversity and global citizenship promotion…

Groups Denounce WTE incinerator Legacy of Cebu City Mayor Rama

Cebu City, Philippines— A protest action from civil society organizations representing the youth, workers, and urban poor communities welcomed the first 100 days of Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama, as they denounce the mayor’s recent decision to enter into a…

2nd October International Day of Nonviolence Celebrated in Bangladesh

by Mohammad Nazrul Islam   The Humanist Society of Bangladesh held a human chain program in Dhaka calling for an end to ethnic riots and deadly wars in the world. The call to the international community to stop the ongoing…

New York and the Italian Contradiction

On September 25, the same day New Yorkers finished celebrating the 10-day San Gennaro Festival in the city’s Little Italy, the Italians, elected the country’s farthest-right government since the fall of Mussolini. For the past 96 years, the festival, which attracts over a million people each year, has…

Humanism once again has a legalised political party in Chile

Today the more than necessary signatures to legalise Acción Humanista as a political party in Chile were presented to the Electoral Service. After two and a half years since some 300 militants left the Humanist Party and left that collectivity…

Elections Brazil 2022: clear bet on Lula’s victory in first round

We are all expectant about what is going to happen in Brazil. This Sunday there are presidential elections. It remains to be seen whether it will be the end of the cycle of Jair Bolsonaro at the head of this…

Santiago de Chile: Book Spring in Parque Bustamante with more than 140 publishers and lots of activities

After being suspended due to the pandemic for two years, Primavera del Libro, one of the most important publishing fairs in Chile, is back in Parque Bustamante, in the commune of Providencia. In its 11th version, many publishers have come…

A Pandemic Diary

a personal narrative by Agnes Prieto     The clouds scudded on a pristine blue sky, almost a perfect day…except for a silence, too quiet. A leaden weight, the end of a flow of whizzing, scurry of cities and countries,…

China-Argentina relations are developing at a higher level and of higher quality: experts

On 28 September, China Media Group collaborated with the Secretariat of Media and Public Communication of the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Argentina to organise the High-Level Forum on China-Argentina Cultural Exchanges, on the occasion of…

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