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Julian Assange, appeal to the European Court of Human Rights against extradition to the US

A post on Presskit Facebook page announces that Julian Assange’s defence has filed an appeal against the UK to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to prevent his extradition to the US, which was authorised in June by then…

The New McCarthyism: Angela Davis Speaks in New York After Critics Shut Down Two Events

When high school students in Rockland County, New York, invited renowned activist and professor Angela Davis to speak, the event got shut down in two different venues over protests that she was “too radical.” But the students persevered, and Angela…

How does the ‘1997 Chittagong Hill Tracts peace accord’ pave the way for Peace and prosperity.

To put an end to the brutal confrontations between the government troops and the tribes and hillsmen of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, the Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord was signed 25 years ago. Following the agreement, it was thought that…

International Human Rights Day NYC VIGIL TO FREE JULIAN ASSANGE

Please join us for this protest to call for freedom for Julian Assange. Sat., Dec. 10, 2022 1:00 pm The British Consulate 885 Second Avenue NYC (btw 47th & 48th Streets) While the US criticizes other countries for their lack…

Monsoon

POEM     The wind swirls around and strums the leaves. The monsoon arrives without a warning. A deluge, an outpouring from the heavens, As if in answer to the call of the earth. Parched, dry, drought, famine. Thousands, in…

EcoWaste Coalition Draws Attention to the Chemical Threats to Health from Igniting Firecrackers and Fireworks

Watchdog to Campaign for the Human Right to a Non-toxic Environment  4 December 2022, Quezon City.  To kick off its yearly campaign for a zero waste and toxics-free observance of Christmas and New Year festivities, the environmental watchdog group EcoWaste…

The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America – The Pink Tide Surges, 2018-2022 – Part 1

Latin America and the Caribbean have again began to take on a becoming pink complexion, all the more so with June’s historic electoral victory in Colombia over the country’s long-dominant US-backed rightwing and a similar reverse in Brazil in October.…

Cuba Goes on a Diplomatic Tour in an Increasingly Multipolar World

On November 27 morning, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, walked into a voting station in the Playa neighborhood to vote in Cuba’s municipal elections. He had landed in Havana an hour earlier from an intense tour of Algeria, Russia, Turkey, and China. By Manolo De…

International observers admitted in trial against Iuventa

At today’s hearing in the trial against the civil sea rescuers, the presence of renowned international trial observers was admitted by the court. After approval by all parties, they were allowed to attend the trial as observers for the first…

Russia & Europe, The Ukraine War & Possibilities for Euro-Atlantic Peace

Webinar on Dec 14, 2022 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Registration Reiner Braun is a leading European peace advocate and until recently, the Executive Director of the International Peace Bureau. He recently returned from a series of…

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