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16.10.2018

Pressenza in the CGTN Global Media Summit and the CCTV+ Video Media Forum in Chongqing, China

Pressenza in the CGTN Global Media Summit and the CCTV+ Video Media Forum in Chongqing, China

On 16th and 17th of October this year the CGTN Global Media Summit and the CCTV+ Video Media Forum are taking place in Chongqing, China, under the tittle “Opening and Connecting the World”. Pressenza has been invited to participate among 200 other media outlets from all over the world. »

24.02.2018

U.S. Escalates Syrian War

U.S. Escalates Syrian War

“The commitment must be to end United States interventions and declare independence from anyone who is not firmly opposed to crimes cooked up in Washington.” Reprinted with permission by Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report editor and senior columnist, 14 Feb 2018   The seven year-old war waged against Syria ought… »

19.07.2017

The Spiritual Shadows of Shahidul Alam

The Spiritual Shadows of Shahidul Alam

By Shahidul Alam Bait Ur Rouf, the Bangladeshi mosque of Dhaka where this photography was done, is a work of art. The sculptural quality, the use of light, the tranquility of the space, the intelligent use of geometry and the natural ventilation, are some of the features… »

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… »

10.07.2017

“Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship” by Patrick Barr-Melej

“Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship” by Patrick Barr-Melej

As in other aspects of socio-political culture, Chile’s experience of the late 1960s and early 1970s diverged significantly from other countries in Latin America. On the one hand, hippismo (the hippies) and similar countercultural movements that captured the imagination of young people did so in a democratic, moderately plural society… »

22.06.2017

Journalism for Peace and Nonviolence in Catalan

Journalism for Peace and Nonviolence in Catalan

Pressenza is delighted to announce the launch of its eighth language to its website platform.  The contribution both intellectually, academically and culturally from famous Catalans to the world is reflected in the works of people such as Ramon Llull in the 13th century through to Antoni Gaudi and Salvador Dali… »

20.06.2017

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

Pressenza: Humanising the dehumanised

The tenth edition of the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is currently underway in the impressive former West German parliament building in Bonn, Germany.  As part of the programme, Pressenza International Press Agency, with its unique focus on peace and nonviolence, hosted the workshop “How to humanise the dehumanised: journalism… »

19.04.2017

Under Activist Pressure, Portland Agrees to End All Corporate Investments

Under Activist Pressure, Portland Agrees to End All Corporate Investments

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout | Report In a sweeping move that follows a wave of divestment activism in Portland, Oregon, and across the country, the Portland City Council voted last week to pull all of the city’s investments in corporate bonds and securities. The decision was a major victory for a… »

03.04.2017

Thursday, April 6, on line protest in France to #DivestDAPL

Thursday, April 6, on line protest in France to #DivestDAPL

The Dakota Access Pipeline Project (DAPL), which is cause for serious ethical, environmental and human rights concerns, is receiving investment support from 4 major French banks – Credit Agricole,  Société Générale, Natixis and BNP-Paribas. Credit Agricole will comply with the recommendations of an independent consultant and will not allocate further loans to the… »

29.03.2017

Open Letter to Intesa SanPaolo: Stop Supporting the Dakota Access Pipeline

Open Letter to Intesa SanPaolo: Stop Supporting the Dakota Access Pipeline

We are writing as concerned global citizens of Italy and other countries to ask that Intesa SanPaolo withdraw its investments from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), a reprehensible project that violates the sovereignty and human rights of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation as well as damaging the environment that they… »

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