Nondiscrimination

11.07.2017

“One of the most radical political platforms in the history of the United States”: Carmen Pérez

“One of the most radical political platforms in the history of the United States”: Carmen Pérez

Carmen Perez, executive director of The Gathering for Justice and co-director of the Women’s March, participated in the opening panel of the Global Media Forum in Bonn.  Pressenza took the opportunity to interview her, the result of which we now share with our readers. Pressenza: Carmen, the… »

01.07.2017

World Pride Madrid 2017

World Pride Madrid 2017

From the 23rd of June to the 2nd of July, Madrid hosts World Pride, the world’s most important event for the LGBTI community. The celebration coincides with the 40th anniversary of Spain’s first ever LGBT pride march. On Saturday, 1st of July, the Pride March takes place.  It will… »

30.06.2017

Germany finally says “Ja” – Bundestag votes for marriage equality!

Germany finally says “Ja” – Bundestag votes for marriage equality!

It’s official – marriage equality is about to become a reality in Germany. By ILGA-Europe. This morning’s plenary vote in the Bundestag supported an equal marriage proposal put forward by the Social Democrats (SPD). 393 members of parliament voted in favour, while 226 voted against and 4 abstained, after… »

28.06.2017

A fatwa against sexual violence: the story of a historic congress of female Islamic scholars

A fatwa against sexual violence: the story of a historic congress of female Islamic scholars

By Mirjam Künkler and Eva Nisa 26 June 2017 for openDemocracy. Can women interpret Islamic law? Scholars who think so recently gathered in Indonesia, where fatwas were also issued against child marriage and environmental degradation. Can women interpret Islamic law? This… »

28.06.2017

The Supreme Court Partially Unblocks Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

The Supreme Court Partially Unblocks Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali The Supreme Court Monday (June 25) allowed parts of President Donald Trump’s controversial Muslim ban to go into effect and will hear oral arguments on the case this fall. The apex Court ruled that despite rulings in two different federal courts – that the ban should… »

12.06.2017

NYC Interfaith Iftar in Brooklyn Heights

NYC Interfaith Iftar in Brooklyn Heights

By Michael Ishii‎ This evening a number of representatives from the DOR (New York Day of Remembrance)  Committee and other Asian orgs attended an Interfaith Iftar in Brooklyn Heights. The event was sponsored by the Interfaith Center of NY and the NY Disaster Interfaith Services. It was a beautiful summer… »

25.05.2017

Teresa Gutierrez on Face 2 Face

Teresa Gutierrez on Face 2 Face

On this show we speak with Teresa Gutierrez of the International Migrants Alliance and Co-Coordinator of the International Action Center. She shares with us her concern, as someone of Mexican origin, about the present administration and its discrimination against immigrants. Teresa sees the election of Donald Trump as an opportunity… »

18.05.2017

Conversation with Maria Pabón on how President Trump Differs from Obama’s Immigration Policies

Conversation with Maria Pabón on how President Trump Differs from Obama’s Immigration Policies

By Jhon Sánchez It could have been me facing a deportation proceeding. During the time I applied for asylum, I had frequent nightmares where I heard my name ‘Jhon Sanchez,’ announced in a court; my wrists were shackled and I was brought to my country where soldiers tossed me in… »

14.05.2017

Vienna nuclear talks: Divergence doesn’t preclude progress

Vienna nuclear talks: Divergence doesn’t preclude progress

The first round of preparatory meetings came to an end in Vienna on Friday.  Reaching Critical Will wrapped up their review of proceedings with these thoughts. By Ray Acheson The final day of the 2017 Preparatory Committee heard much praise for the Chair, Ambassador Henk Cor Van der Kwast… »

14.05.2017

Riko Guzman on Face 2 Face

Riko Guzman on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Riko Guzman from the Justice Committee, an organization working against police violence and systemic racism in collaboration with other anti-racist, immigrant and people of color-led organizations in New York. For more information concerning the organization, please visit www.justicecommittee.org and on Twitter at @watchthecops… »

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