Europe

22.08.2019

Turkey: Erdogan fires three Kurdish mayors; coup d’état to the opposition

Turkey: Erdogan fires three Kurdish mayors; coup d’état to the opposition

«On August 19, a civil coup d’état took place with the appointment of administrators in our municipalities. Sezai Temelli [pictured], co-chairman of the Halklarin Demokratik Partisi (HDP), the People’s Democratic Party, declared [1] after the decision of the Turkish Ministry of Interior to remove the elected mayors of… »

21.08.2019

Pia Klemp refuses the Grand Vermeil medal awarded to her by the city of Paris

Pia Klemp refuses the Grand Vermeil medal awarded to her by the city of Paris

Pia Klemp, captain of the ship Iuventa, explains on her Facebook page the reasons why she decided to refuse the Grand Vermeil medal awarded to her by the city of Paris and the mayor Anne Hidalgo. Paris, I love you. I love you for all the free and solidarian… »

19.08.2019

No Deal Chaos: The Brexit Cliff Face and Operation Yellowhammer

No Deal Chaos: The Brexit Cliff Face and Operation Yellowhammer

Britain’s Boris Johnson is driving his country to the cliff face, along the way mouthing and spouting all manner of populist reassurances.  Still fresh in the job, he declared that UK preparations for a no-deal Brexit on October 31, when Britain would leave the European Union, would receive a boost… »

19.08.2019

‘Nuclear-powered’ missile accident in Russia – what really happened?

‘Nuclear-powered’ missile accident in Russia – what really happened?

Claire Corkhill, University of Sheffield for The Conversation A missile engine exploded at a naval test range, west of the city of Severodvinsk on Russia’s northern coast at 9am on August 8. At least five people were killed and several others injured. As it is associated with… »

17.08.2019

Assange Must Not Also Die in Jail

Assange Must Not Also Die in Jail

The highly dubious death of Jeffrey Epstein in a US maximum security prison is another strong reason not to extradite Julian Assange into one – particularly as many of the same people who are relieved by Epstein’s death would like to see Assange dead too. But there is every reason… »

12.08.2019

Portuguese premiere for “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”

Portuguese premiere for “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”

On the 9th of August, precisely 74 years after the nuclear catastrophe in Nagasaki, the documentary “The beginning of the end of nuclear weapons” was shown in Porto, Portugal a city twinned with Nagasaki since 1978. The documentary was produced by the Pressenza news agency and the event in Porto… »

06.08.2019

Hiroshima Unlearned: Time to tell the truth about US relations with Russia and finally ban the bomb

Hiroshima Unlearned: Time to tell the truth about US relations with Russia and finally ban the bomb

August 6th and 9th mark 74 years since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where only one nuclear bomb dropped on each city caused the deaths of up to 146,000 people in Hiroshima and 80,000 people in Nagasaki. Today, with the US decision to walk away from the 1987… »

31.07.2019

The European Commission sides with refugees and civil society

The European Commission sides with refugees and civil society

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee welcomes the decision of the European Commission to refer Hungary to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for what the Hungarian government calls the ’Stop Soros’ act. The Commission also decided to launch a new infringement procedure for withholding food from those detained… »

31.07.2019

UK’s risky bet

UK’s risky bet

By Federico Larsen Finally, the gauche leader of the brexiteers achieved his main goal. Boris Johnson became Britain’s prime minister after a political career that, according to many, aimed at that office from the very first minute, even before Brexit even existed in the minds of the English. Opposite 10… »

28.07.2019

Concern for children and medicalization of ADHD lead a group of volunteers to produce documentary in Spain

Concern for children and medicalization of ADHD lead a group of volunteers to produce documentary in Spain

In 2016 a team of the Humanist Party in Madrid decided to transform their proposals into audiovisual productions. Then, together with a team of volunteers including a documentary director, a film student, a psychologist and some neighborhood supporters, they decided to take on the issue of parents who were being… »

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