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Towards a society that dignifies and empowers all disabled people without discrimination

Towards the African Humanist Forum, communities and local NGO’s put into practice Humanist values. In Kisumu County in Kenya, Lavina Achieng Odour shares with Pressenza her experience in supporting children affected by Spina Bifida (SB), Hydrocephalus (HC) and other disabilities.…

The nuclear powers are isolated within the international community

At a time when the risk of nuclear war seems to be rising in relation with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it is worth highlighting two recent major events related to nuclear weapons. International conferences were held in June 2022 in…

Racial Scandal at the University of Essex

On 11th June, during the last night of fun at the University of Essex, one of the biggest scandals of racial profiling took place. By Anita Gillone and Carolina Gomes Layomi Coker, a 21-year-old girl from Nigeria and a final…

World Refugee Day 2022

By the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. Each year on June 20, the world celebrates World Refugee Day. This year, the focus will be on the right to seek safety. Every person on this planet has a right to seek safety…

The DOCTORS FOR ASSANGE: Letter to Priti Patel MP, UK’s Home Secretary

The DOCTORS FOR ASSANGE, a group of doctors from around the world that formed in October 2019 to voice our serious concerns about the health of Julian Assange and to condemn the violations of his right to be free from…

NATO membership requires stronger work for disarmament

In connection with the Social Democrats’ announcement that they have changed their position on the issue of Swedish NATO membership, Swedish Doctors Against Nuclear Weapons make clear demands to ensure that Sweden remains nuclear-weapon-free – both territorially and in policy.…

US Secretary of Defense Admits the Real Strategic Goal in Ukraine: Quagmire for Russia

The strategic goal of “weakening Russia” is playing with fire—even nuclear fire—and to allow the war to go on indefinitely, or to escalate, at the expense of the Ukrainian people is cruel, dangerous, and unacceptable. By John Burroughs* Secretary of…

World military expenditure passes $2 trillion for first time

Total global military expenditure increased by 0.7 per cent in real terms in 2021, to reach $2113 billion. The five largest spenders in 2021 were the United States, China, India, the United Kingdom and Russia, together accounting for 62 per…

“We don’t have much time to change the course of history”

On the occasion of the Asian Peace Conference that took place on the 3rd of April 2022, Pressenza editor, Tony Robinson gave an intervention on the subject of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy in Asia and the need to eliminate…

Elvis is still in the Building !!

‘The Boy Named If’ is that latest offering and the 32nd Studio Album by Elvis Costello, renowned Singer Songwriter from UK who spent his Childhood growing up in London to later on as a teenager move to probably what he…

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