Europe

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 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…

Italy: Serious attack on democracy

On 9 October, militants of the neo-fascist extreme right took advantage of a massive demonstration in Rome, called to protest against the compulsory vaccination certificate [1] against Covid-19, to go towards the Italian government and violently attack the national headquarters…

Youth unemployment in Italy

Youth unemployment is the situation of young people between the ages of 15 and 24 who do not have a job but are willing and able to work and actively searching for a position. According to the statics, in summer…

Farewell to the mother of the East Side Gallery: Christine MacLean

I first met Christine MacLean in 1990, when I was invited as an artist to join in painting segments of a 1.3 Km stretch of the Berlin Wall. It was named The East Side Gallery and it was geographically in…

Air transport pollutes. An appeal by Doctors for the Environment

To the attention of the Representatives from all the world’s governments attending the Climate Change Conference in Glasgow Dear Sir/Madam, I am the President of the Association of Doctors for the Environment- Italy, a member association of the International Society of…

Locked in and neglected: more human rights violations in the Samos hotspot

With a new report, Still I Rise denounces the discrimination and mistreatment suffered by refugees and asylum seekers in Greece during the management of the COVID-19 emergency Throughout the pandemic, asylum seekers residing in the Samos hotspot were subjected to…

Immigration & cross-border migrating populations in Europe | Interview with Dr Evgenia Iliadou

Dr Evgenia Iliadou studied Sociology at the University of Crete and Social Anthropology at the University of the Aegean; she recently in 2019 completed her PhD thesis upon awarded scholarship on “Border Harms and Everyday Violence: The Lived Experiences of Border…

Face 2 Face with Flavia Negozio and Leonardo Libero.

LIVE SHOW on Sunday, September 12 at 12:30 PM EST On this show, we speak with Flavia Negozio and Leonardo Libero about their article titled “On Winds of change and high altitude winds: alternative solutions to the energy crisis of the Planet”.…

Russia’s Far East: How to Deal with Demography, Investment and Development Questions

Early September, the 6th edition of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) under the theme “New Opportunities for the Far East in a Changed World” was held and considered as vital platform for strengthening especially economic ties among Asia-Pacific countries and…

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