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As Violence Escalates In Israel, Parents Circle Becomes A Catalyst For Change

In its continued efforts to extend a hand of peace and reconciliation, the joint Israeli-Palestinian organization, Parents Circle-Families Forum (PCFF), on May 10 held a vigil against the violence which ignited in Jerusalem at the start of Ramadan and continues…

R2P Myanmar: Responsibility to Protect Myanmar

An international humanist initiative calls for solidarity with the people of Myanmar and asks to support and spread the protest campaign against the violence of the military regime in Myanmar. Dear humanist friends! We ask you to join the protest…

Popular initiative against arms exports started

Last week the people’s initiative against arms exports presented itself at a press conference and officially started collecting signatures. The voting rate is: “Within one year, the Senate and the citizenship create a legal basis that prohibits the transport and…

Largest battery factory in the world – Tesla wants billions from EU

Tesla wants tax money for the largest battery factory in the world. This news comes as a surprise to the state of Brandenburg, among others. The Tesla battery factory is to be built in Grünheide right next to the Gigafactory…

Hope is a Choice

The ballet ensemble of the city of Trier dances for the ban on nuclear weapons. With a foreword by Klaus Jensen, (Klaus Jensen Foundation, former Mayor of Trier) as well as the Lord Mayor Wolfram Leibe/Network Mayors for Peace and…

Forest clearance stop at Tesla – ÖDP and allies win in court

Administrative court Frankfurt / Oder ensures that forest is not felled for the time being In an urgent decision, the Frankfurt / Oder Administrative Court stopped the clearing of further areas for the Tesla factory on December 7, 2020. The…

Genetic engineering research is a secret: How the federal government and the EU want to let us run blindly into a high-risk adventure

Classified information: Millions and millions are spent on genetic engineering projects, but research into the risks of genome changes and into detection methods that make it possible to detect genetically modified organisms, for example in food, is completely underfunded. Genetic…

14 “uraniferous” films from Sardinia to the Valley of the Gods in Berlin

From October 15 to 18, the International Uranium Film Festival, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, will show a total of 14 feature films and documentaries from 10 countries in Berlin in the cinema in the Kulturbrauerei in…

“Stop Air Base Ramstein“ Protest Days Postponed until September

The Stop Air Base Ramstein campaign week from July 5th to the 12th has been canceled as all events in the Rhineland-Palatinate, and thus in Kaiserslautern and Ramstein-Miesenbach, are canceled at least until July 10th, 2020. Instead, the Ramstein protest…

Cooperation is the Key for our Future

As long as humans exist on this Earth, they must cooperate with each other if they want to survive. Technical progress has made humans even more dependent on each other. This is the most important insight that must be made…

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