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29.12.2016

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s Response to the UN Resolution on Palestine Is ‘Hysterical’

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s Response to the UN Resolution on Palestine Is ‘Hysterical’

Israel’s suspension of relations with the UN Security Council member nations that voted for the resolution—powerful countries including the U.K. and France—has effectively realized a goal of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. By Ken Klippenstein / AlterNet December 28, 2016       The United… »

19.12.2016

trommons.org: “access to information is a human right”

trommons.org: “access to information is a human right”

For the last couple of weeks, Pressenza has been collaborating with The Rosetta Foundation, an Irish NGO which created an open translation platform, Trommons. The Foundation aims to provide equal access to information by translating non-commercial projects into a wide variety of languages. This is a collective interview with… »

02.11.2016

Bogotá starts moving towards the 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Bogotá starts moving towards the 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

The Bogotá Chamber of Commerce (CCB) and the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates launched today the official preparations towards the 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, an event to be held in the Colombian capital city between February 2nd and 5th, 2017, and for… »

08.10.2016

Pictures from IPB World Congress in Berlin

Pictures from IPB World Congress in Berlin

With the slogan: “Disarm! For a Climate of Peace”, the IPB World Congress 2016 on Military and Social Spending took place from the 30th of September to the 2nd of October in Berlin and more than a thousand people participated. See below some of the pictures from the Congress. Pictures… »

25.08.2016

Stop the siege of the Syrian People! Lift the International Sanctions on Syria

Stop the siege of the Syrian People! Lift the International Sanctions on Syria

The Three Patriarchs residing in Damascus: His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, His Beatitude Gregorius III Lahham, Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Alexandria and Jerusalem and His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and… »

15.08.2016

Tony Henderson: A legend departs

Tony Henderson: A legend departs

Pressenza is devastated to learn of the passing away of our Asia-Pacific Editor, Tony Henderson, on Sunday the 14th of August, in the arms of his wife Mila, at the age of 74. Tony, originally from England’s North East region of Tyneside never lost his accent despite spending the majority… »

06.06.2016

Global Media Forum 2016: Media, Freedom, Values

Global Media Forum 2016: Media, Freedom, Values

On the 13th of June the Global Media Forum, organised by Deutsche Welle will start in Bonn, Germany for the ninth time with the theme of “Media, Freedom, Values”. Over three days the conference will attract more than 2000 experts in the fields of journalism, digital media, politics,… »

02.06.2016

Communications Forum rejects the Coup in Brazil and destabilization in Venezuela

Communications Forum rejects the Coup in Brazil and destabilization in Venezuela

The Forum on Communication for the Integration of Our America (FCINA) rejects and condemns the judicial-media-parliamentary coup d’état that has displaced Dilma Rousseff, who was elected by 54 million citizens as constitutional president of Brazil; a coup that, in addition to removing the Workers’ Party (PT) from power and suspending… »

12.05.2016

Memorial Day – Palestinian-Israeli ceremony

Memorial Day  – Palestinian-Israeli ceremony

Text and images by Aaron Elberg On Memorial Day Israelis remember those fallen for their country. However, in the eleventh consecutive ceremony, thousands of people came yesterday, Tuesday, 10, to commemorate in a ceremony different from the ones that are usually carried out, those who have fallen on both… »

11.05.2016

Bernie Sanders wins in West Virginia

Bernie Sanders wins in West Virginia

Bernie Sanders has won the West Virginia primary, beating Hillary Clinton and obtaining the 29 delegates awarded on a proportionate basis. “I want to thank the people of West Virginia for the tremendous victory they gave us today in a state that provided a landslide vote for Hillary Clinton in… »

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