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29.06.2013

news in pictures: students and workers demonstrate in Chile

news in pictures: students and workers demonstrate in Chile

[divide] Along the biggest avenues of Santiago, Chile, a social rebellion rallies against the dominant two party system. The bitter cold of the Chilean capital, together with a tight land and air police presence, were no impediment for the massive gathering of students, workers and social organisations. From midday on… »

07.05.2013

The Chameleon’s Attack

The Chameleon’s Attack

Oleg Yasinsky presents his views on the current state of Venezuela and how facts and myths are contorted by the right wing and mass media. In recent days, the residents of Venezuela’s wealthiest neighborhoods received pamphlets containing the following message: “We, the active youth of Venezuela, consider it our duty… »

26.03.2012

Israelis against attacking Iran move from social networks to the streets.

The campaign against a war between Israel and Iran has moved from the social networks to the streets. About a thousand Israelis participated in a peaceful march. Tensions between Tehran and Tel Aviv have been increasing due to disagreements over Iran's nuclear programme and Israeli society is divided about a possible war with Tehran. »

12.05.2011

Letter to Obama, by Pérez Esquivel

Dear Barack Obama, I am writing to you fraternally, and to express concern and indignation at witnessing the destruction and death spread across various countries in the name of “freedom and democracy”, two bastardised and meaningless words that are used to justify the killing which is today celebrated like a sports event. »

28.03.2011

Iceland, a country that wants to punish the bankers responsible for the crisis

Since 2008 the vast majority of the Western population dream about saying "no" to the banks, but no one has dared to do so. No one except the Icelanders, who have carried out a peaceful revolution that has managed not only to overthrow a government and draft a new constitution, but also seeks to jail those responsible for the country's economic debacle. »

16.10.2010

Letter to Silo – Boris Koval

Dear Mario, now we live in different spheres, but I feel that our spiritual and moral contact, our friendship and sympathy have not disappeared and cannot ever disappear. Only after the death of a man can we appreciate the real meaning of his life because in everyday life is almost impossible to appreciate the magnitude of the work of others. »

08.08.2010

A Humanist US Soldier

Bradley Manning, 22-year-old US soldier posted to Iraq in the military intelligence service, shall be tried – and, of course, sentenced- by a war council that the high command of his own Army will preside over. His crime is to have spread true but secret information on the US wars of occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan. »

13.01.2010

The march for a world without wars has recently begun

Two days after some 15,000 people from around the world celebrated the conclusion of the first World March for Peace and Non Violence in the heart of the Andean mountain range, many of its organisers and participants came together to shape the future of the humanist organisation ‘World without War and without Violence.’ »

01.12.2009

“The end is the beginning in the heights”. Peace will be taken to the highest summit in Latin America

“Representing all the Women, Boys, Girls, Elderly Women and Men of the world who are suffering daily violation of their rights, I shall present my message of faith, hope and peace for all human beings and I shall also be flying the World March flag on 01/01/2010 from the highest possible habitation in the world, Monte Aconcagua (6.962msnm.)". »

19.11.2009

Young Offenders paint Mural for World March

In Calera de Tango, on 13 & 14 November, the contemporary art group GAC Grupo de Arte Contemporáneo, made up of youths from the young offenders detention centre Centro Semi Cerrado de Calera de Tango, members of the National Service for Minors, painted a mural alluding to the World March for Peace, under the supervision of their monitors; Patricio Celis and Gabriel González. »

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