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Hiroshima commemoration “For a world without nuclear weapons, without nuclear power plants and without war”

Dear friends of peace!In 2020, the Apocalypse Clock displays 100 seconds before midnight! This worldwide project of renowned scientists is warning us: We are so close to midnight and the Apocalypse has never been so close. Nuclear weapons and global…

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights

“In an age of sometimes false, and often too much information, it is difficult for human rights organizations to decide how much time to devote to which of our world’s manifold problems,” writes Wolfgang Kaleck, ECCHR’s general secretary, in our…

Grannies against the right-wing parties

Dear Grannies all over the world! We are very happy about connecting you with our project “Grannies against the right-wing parties”. We began in Austria in November 2017, now our idea became more power. Since our beginning with demonstrations against our…

Vienna supports the European Day of Action for Refugees

1.500 people came to the Westbahnhof in Vienna, where so many refugees have arrived from Hungary in recent weeks. The people here in Vienna took a lot of initiative to help, and during the rally many speakers talked about their experiences…

Austria: Refugees speak up for their rights

This article from no-racism.net reports on a protest in the Austrian town of Traiskirchen in support of migrants at the town’s refugee camp. It has been written by one of the protest organisers and edited by Pressenza for publication. On…