Redacción Ecuador

News published by the Pressenza bureau in Quito, Ecuador

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

At an event today in Quito, Ecuador, “A group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths,” our editor, Tony Robinson was asked to speak from a point of view of nonviolence. Sunday’s event in which LGBTI people are killed is nothing…

Slutwalk, Quito, Ecuador 2016

On Saturday 19th of March the 5th annual Slutwalk (la Marcha de las Putas) took place in Quito, Ecuador. Hundreds of men, women, boys and girls, young and old marched through the streets of Quito calling for respect for diversity…

Ecuador to pay $1 billion dollars in compensation to US oil company

Ecuador was today notified by the Annulment Committee of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) of the final decision regarding the request for annulment of an award decided in October 2012 in a case brought by a…

Andrea Novotny presents a book about learning for nonviolence

“Preparing the path for the new times, a humanist regard for learning” is a book written by Andrea Novotny, Kity Goyena and Sabrina Di Tomaso which was presented in the Simon Bolivar Andina University on the 28th of October as…

Campaña Octubre por la Paz y la No-Violencia Activa 2015

#OctubreNoViolento es una iniciativa que se viene impulsando desde hace dos años, a partir del esfuerzo de varias organizaciones sociales, grupos de personas y voluntades individuales, quienes se juntan con el único ánimo de promover el valor y aporte que tiene la no violencia activa como…

Campaña Octubre por la Paz y la No-Violencia Activa 2015

#OctubreNoViolento es una iniciativa que se viene impulsando desde hace dos años, a partir del esfuerzo de varias organizaciones sociales, grupos de personas y voluntades individuales, quienes se juntan con el único ánimo de promover el valor y aporte que tiene la no violencia activa como…

Campaña Octubre por la Paz y la No-Violencia Activa 2015

#OctubreNoViolento es una iniciativa que se viene impulsando desde hace dos años, a partir del esfuerzo de varias organizaciones sociales, grupos de personas y voluntades individuales, quienes se juntan con el único ánimo de promover el valor y aporte que tiene la no violencia activa como…

Greek crisis: countries compete to remove any kind of obstacle to capital accumulation

Antonis Broumas, from Greece, is an investigative lawyer and activist who works mainly on building bridges between law, technology and society. He participates in social organisations in Greece which promote autonomy and the commons. Broumas was in Quito between the…

Immigration: Europe has to change its geography and its vision

Giorgio Schultze, Humanist, activist for decades in the struggle for human rights, above all those of migrant communities, lives in Sicily and is a correspondent for Pressenza. Last Friday we interviewed him for the programme En La Oreja International on…

Iran’s nuclear deal and conflict in Yemen: the view of an Iranian political scientist

Regarding the agreement reached between the five nuclear powers plus Germany with the Iranian government so that sanctions may be lifted from the latter with a commitment to not continue enriching uranium or to advance in the construction of nuclear…

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