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25.08.2019

“We are all equal!” Captain who saved refugees refuses award from Paris mayor

“We are all equal!” Captain who saved refugees refuses award from Paris mayor

By Will Morrow Pia Klemp, the former captain of the refugee rescue ship Juventa, who together with her crew saved thousands of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea, is refusing to accept an honorary prize bestowed by the Socialist Party mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo. The 36-year-old from Germany announced her… »

25.08.2019

RIP, David Koch of Koch Brothers. (Sorry to hear you died, but you have done massive harm to us.)

RIP, David Koch of Koch Brothers. (Sorry to hear you died, but you have done massive harm to us.)

By Partha Banerjee [I am sad to know David Koch of Koch Brothers died. But I can’t help but mention the massive harm they have done to us the 99%, and to mankind in general.] How many people understand the importance of international news, or of certain extremely important people… »

25.08.2019

Statement by the Executive Director of UN Environment on the Ongoing Fires in the Amazon Rainforest

Statement by the Executive Director of UN Environment on the Ongoing Fires in the Amazon Rainforest

By Inger Andersen*  The ongoing fires in the Amazon rainforest are a harsh reminder of the environmental crises facing the world – of climate, of biodiversity and of pollution. The ongoing fires in the Amazon rainforest are a harsh reminder of the environmental crises facing the world – of climate,… »

24.08.2019

Displaced again: Palestinian refugees from Syria struggle to survive in Gaza

Displaced again: Palestinian refugees from Syria struggle to survive in Gaza

With surging unemployment rates and high rents, Palestinian refugees who fled the Syrian war for Gaza are struggling to climb out of poverty. Like many Gazans, they hope to leave the strip in search of a better life. By Amjad Yaghi In mid-2012, Egyptian police arrested Omar Odeh for violating the conditions… »

24.08.2019

PT [Workers Party] Leader Requests UN Response to Environmental Disaster in Brazil

PT [Workers Party] Leader Requests UN Response to Environmental Disaster in Brazil

Brasilia, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Workers’ Party (PT) of Brazil, Gleisi Hoffmann, asked President of the Chamber of Deputies, Rodrigo Maia, to communicate with the United Nations on Thursday, due to the environmental disaster in the country. ‘It is essential that we submit this complaint. We… »

23.08.2019

Tony Robinson “people are sick and tired of British politics only talking about Brexit”

Tony Robinson “people are sick and tired of British politics only talking about Brexit”

Together with the editor of Pressenza in London, Tony Robinson, we are getting closer to the reality of the United Kingdom, both in the political-social field, and in the way Brexit is dealt with, the exit of these countries from the European Union and the effects that the new Prime… »

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… »

22.08.2019

Our Grenfell: Slow Death of the Poor

Our Grenfell: Slow Death of the Poor

By Diane Pagen Each of the high rises in the United Kingdom that have combusted over the course of the past 20 years—Garnock Court in Irvine, Scotland, and Lakenal House and Grenfell Tower in London—happened to be public housing, with poor people the obvious victims. Whether in the U.K., or… »

22.08.2019

Letter from Nagasaki to All National Governments

Letter from Nagasaki to All National Governments

Special Resolution: 2019 World Conference against A and H Bombs – Nagasaki Assembled in Nagasaki, the second A-bombed city following Hiroshima, we call on all national governments in the world to take action, by abolishing nuclear weapons at the earliest possible date, to save the human race from the danger… »

22.08.2019

Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Defense Committee Calls on Trump Administration to Drop All Charges Against Defenders

Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Defense Committee Calls on Trump Administration to Drop All Charges Against Defenders

Embassy Protectors Defense Committee IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2019 PRESS CONTACT: +1 856 219-0203 admin@defendembassyprotectors.org The newly formed Embassy Protectors Defense Committee created in response to the arrest and bogus charges leveled by the Trump Administration against the last four remaining activists of the Embassy Protective Collective that occupied the Venezuela Embassy for 37 days, has launched an international… »

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