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Global military spending in 2022 to reach a new record high since the Cold War

The conflict in Ukraine fuelled increased military spending and by 2022 the figure reached $2.24 trillion, according to a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The countries that spent the most on armaments and equipment were…

Nonviolent Journalism Discussion with Tony Robinson

This interview is spearheaded by nonviolent journalism students of Pressenza: Mo Mosey an actor and production assistant from Australia; Vhyxcent Cruz a pre-service teacher and writer from the Philippines; and Tesnim Grira an environmental activist and writer from Tunisia. In…

Organisations send Letter for Peace and Against Military Spending

Presidents of Latin America, the Caribbean and North America Dear Presidents of Latin America, the Caribbean and North America We, the undersigned organisations and individuals, support the International Campaign Against Military Spending. Therefore, we would like to point out the…

Fiji hosts international conference “Celebrating the life of the Girmitiyas”.

Girmitiyas” are all people whose ancestry dates back to the Indian system of forced labour contracts (1834-1921). There are an estimated 12-15 million descendants worldwide, although there are no confirmed figures. The Indian indenture system was a system of servitude…

Mombasa Appeal for peace and prevention of Nuclear War

At our 23rd World Congress in Mombasa in April 2023, we, the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, discussed the risks and impending consequences of the current, crisis situation on our planet. The war in Ukraine bears enormous…

The hour of dignity

Another 24th of April… and from the Hamidian massacres of Sultan Abdul Hamid II in 1894 until today… a continued and unpunished genocide by Turkey on Armenians, with an abject epicentre between the years 1915 and 1923, where in a…

25A – The Carnation Revolution – The end of fascism and Portuguese colonialism

On 25 April 1974, a revolutionary movement within the Armed Forces of Portugal staged an uprising against the decrepit regime of the Estado Novo, opening the way to democracy and marking the beginning of the end of the wars of…

Could Japan-Bangladesh’s new strategic engagement change the region’s current geopolitics?

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said Bangladesh and Japan have successfully elevated the bilateral relations to a “Strategic Partnership” from the existing “Comprehensive Partnership”. By Samina Akhter “Prime minister Kishida and I have discussed today the entire gamut of…

Applications open for Pressenza’s Nonviolent Journalism course, Spring 2023.

To apply click here. For approaching 15 years, Pressenza has been developing a style of journalism driven by the urgent need to put a different type of information into the public domain: information which contributes to the wellbeing of society,…

Nigeria – 25 February elections amid a deepening crisis

On 25 February, the Nigerian people will decide who will occupy the presidency, replacing President Muhammadu Buhari, who is finishing two consecutive terms, the latter having been questioned for months not only by the opposition, but also by intense mobilisation…

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