Politics

“Humanitarian Intervention”

What’s happened to the concepts of humanitarian military intervention and the responsibility to protect? How come no-one stepped in to prevent thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils being killed?

Egypt Top Officials to Washington

Cairo, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Egypt”s Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit and intelligence chief Omar Suleiman will travel to Washington to address the Middle East peace process with US authorities, local sources reported on Sunday.

Noam Chomsky begins his collaboration at Pressenza Agency with his new article “The Torture Memos”

Pressenza announces Noam Chomsky, whom The New York Times Book Review has called “arguably the most important intellectual alive,” as a new featured columnist. In his inaugural article, the professor at the MIT and author of over a 100 books comments on the use of torture by the Bush administration to obtain evidence proving the connection between Al-Qaeda and Iraq within the greater historical context.

Barack Obama proposes the creation of a Palestinian State

In a meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister, Obama made a proposal that marks a difference with the previous policy pushed by his predecessor George W. Bush.

As an unfortunate development is seen the resignation of Nepal’s Prime Minister

The healing of the nation stands as a priority and this means integrating the Maoist Army with the National Army.

Nuclear Disarmament Back on the Agenda

IPS – Over the last few days, the Chilean capital has hosted two very different activities that, however, had a common objective: promoting global nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament.

It’s time for citizens to exert pressure for Peace

“Governments only mobilize today if there is popular pressure,” said Rafael de la Rubia, coordinator of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, thankful for the support declared by the mayor of Bogotá in the launching of the initiative in Colombia.

Evo’s gesture of active nonviolence leads Bolivian legislators to approve electoral reforms

Bolivian legislators approved an historic electoral law increasing the representation for the Bolivian people from low income rural areas.

“This March can send an important message: War is good for nothing”

Hicham Hamdan, the Lebanese Ambassador to Argentina, ensured that Arab countries will give a positive response to the proposals of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence.

The Czech govt has fallen: a victory for democracy, disarmament and nonviolence

Yesterday the government of conservative Czech Prime Minister, Mirek Topolanek, was dismissed by Parliament with a motion presented by the Social-Democratic opposition. This is a great victory for the Non-violent Movement against the bases in the Czech Republic that saw the real possibility to oppose the installation of US military radar bases.

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