Pressenza Hong Kong

News published by the Pressenza Bureau in Hong Kong

Veterans call for new approach to confront terrorism

Veterans For Peace is appalled by the ongoing acts of political violence in Brussels, Belgium, in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey, in Iraq, in dozens of other places across the globe and most recently in Lahore, Pakistan. As a community of…

Global Zero protesters demand action in Washington DC

Dear people, I’m writing to you from the Nuclear Security Summit here in Washington, D.C. with exciting news: Leaders from Brazil, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Sweden, Turkey and other nations are urging Summit attendees to take bold action to eliminate nuclear…

Seed storage in the tropics

Why seed storage is necessary Yearly production of grains, pulses, and vegetables depends on a reliable supply of quality seed. This is true for the farmer growing a crop to feed their family as well as for the agricultural worker…

Turkey: counter-terrorism, media freedom and the justice system

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, will hold a press conference in Ankara on 14 April at 10 am. During this press conference the Commissioner will make public his preliminary observations based on his visit to…

Don’t let them gag our heroes

Hi There, When Antoine Deltour, an employee of multinational audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, decided to leak some of the biggest financial secrets in history, he probably didn’t know what he was getting into. [1] He exposed secret tax rulings in Luxembourg that…

A new Sunni-Salafist-Zionist coalition changing the Middle East?

What would you make of news that Israel, Saudi-Arabia and others are talking about nuclear weapons? That they talk about how to fight Iran that has just signed an internationally binding agreement about not acquiring nuclear weapons? How strong is…

Reflections after Brussels

  The general post-Brussels mainstream media discourse has shown the same profile as virtually all others since September 11, 2001: • Emphasis on who did it, the circumstances where it happened and how the crime was carried out; •…

Do not join CODEPINK in watching this worthless documentary!

  – Tonight, FRONTLINE will be premiering their new documentary on Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia Uncovered. This television program is libelous trash and you should not watch it! The filmmakers spend all their time interviewing troublemakers and ne’er-do-wells and ignore…

Staying human on Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, a major holiday in the Western Christian traditions. My family being mixed Christians always had two Christmas holidays and two Easters and so on. For us children growing up in the Bethlehem area, there was a nice rhythm and…

The slow, inevitable collapse of the two-party system

In this election year, it’s clear that a seismic political shift is rumbling through America. Widespread discontent for the status quo is surfacing from both the left and right. A year ago, it would have been impossible to envision a…

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