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Fukushima Toxic Dumping

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is the world’s leading epicenter of toxic radioactive water released into the ocean. Yet, these activities are no longer closely monitored by mainstream media. As it happens, Tokyo Electric Power Company is the electric utility…

Bangla Reporter Killed in Dhaka, PEC Expresses Shock

Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, expresses shock and grief over the killing of a young reporter in the Bangladesh capital during a nationwide protest demonstration against the job quota system in the South…

Up and Coming for the 3rd World March for Peace and Non-violence in Asia-Pacific

The monthly interchange among the 3rd World March organizing teams and supporters in the Asia-Pacific– India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines, and friends from Australia and Europe– was held on July 14, 2024. 19-20 participants attended. Rafael de La…

Interview with retired US Colonel Ann Wright: “I believe the US government’s policies are making the world a more dangerous place.”

The interview was conducted by Tanja Stopper, technical support by Kristine Karch. Dear Ann, thank you for taking the time for this interview. Ann, you served in the US Army/Army Reserves for 29 years and retired as a colonel. You also spent…

Another Pakistani Journalist Shot Dead, PEC Demands Justice

Geneva: Expressing utter dismay over the relentless killing of journalists in Pakistan, the Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights organization, urges the highest government authority in Islamabad to investigate all relevant cases to unearth the truth…

Seoul: First-ever North Korean Defectors Day Celebrated

July 14, Sunday. It was proposed in February this year by the South Korean Ministry of Unification to designate the 14th of July as a national day in honor of North Korean refugees. As such, the first North Korean Refugee…

Venezuelans to Vote on Continuing the Bolivarian Revolution: Runup to a High Stakes Election under US Sanctions

The future of Venezuela’s 25-year-old socialist movement will be decided in the upcoming July 28 election. Venezuelans will go to the polls knowing that a vote for incumbent President Nicolás Maduro means no relief from US unilateral coercive measures. By…

Boeing Pleads Guilty to Criminal Fraud: the Continuing 737 Max Saga

Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal fraud charge regarding the two crashes of 737 Max airplanes that caused the death of 346 passengers on two flights: a Lion Air flight out of Indonesia in October 2018 and…

Hungarian Minister: “There will be peace if someone believes in it”.

“Peace will not come automatically, it will be necessary for someone to build it,” said Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary, during an appearance on local radio station Kossuth on Friday, referring to the conflict in Ukraine. From: RT. Orbán…

Like Biden, NATO Is Unfit to Lead

As NATO wrapped up its Summit and Biden held a crucial press conference, the media frenzy continued to focus on Biden’s age and cognitive abilities. Is he too old and disoriented to lead the “free world”? Was he able to…

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