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30.10.2019

The invasion of N. Syria and its aftermath: Militarism and more suffering

The invasion of N. Syria and its aftermath: Militarism and more suffering

by Serdar M. Değirmencioğlu As the invasion got underway on October 9, Süleyman Soylu, the Minister of Interior was on television. Seated across several regime-friendly journalists who were very enthusiastic about the invasion, he appeared to enjoy every moment: He was grinning and posturing. His words were even more stunning. »

22.10.2019

Extinction Rebellion protest in London continues despite ban. Journalist George Monbiot arrested

Extinction Rebellion protest in London continues despite ban. Journalist George Monbiot arrested

Despite the ban on demonstrations and the eviction of Trafalgar Square camp, London, the protest of Extinction Rebellion does not stop but rather expresses itself in new and creative ways. The ban has been widely criticised. “If opposing the climate and ecological crisis and defending humanity is against the rules,… »

30.08.2019

Kazakhstan, the newest state party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Kazakhstan, the newest state party to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

On 29 August, the International Day against Nuclear Tests, Kazakhstan deposited its instrument of ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, becoming the 26th signatory state to do so. The Treaty will enter into force at the moment of the fiftieth ratification. As ICAN indicated in a… »

21.08.2019

Pia Klemp refuses the Grand Vermeil medal awarded to her by the city of Paris

Pia Klemp refuses the Grand Vermeil medal awarded to her by the city of Paris

Pia Klemp, captain of the ship Iuventa, explains on her Facebook page the reasons why she decided to refuse the Grand Vermeil medal awarded to her by the city of Paris and the mayor Anne Hidalgo. Paris, I love you. I love you for all the free and solidarian… »

26.07.2019

Greta Thunberg: it is time to rebel

Greta Thunberg: it is time to rebel

On 23 July, Greta Thunberg gave a passionate speech to the French National Assembly on climate change and the need for immediate action. Here below the full text of her speech. We are right now in the beginning of a climate and ecological crisis. And we need to call it… »

15.07.2019

Carola Rackete and Pia Klemp, courageous captains given awards by the Paris government

Carola Rackete and Pia Klemp, courageous captains given awards by the Paris government

Carola Rackete, captain of Sea Watch 3 and Pia Klemp, captain of Iuventa, both accused in Italy of aiding illegal immigration, will receive the Grand Vermeil Medal, the highest distinction of the city of Paris. The City Council of the French capital, led by Mayor Anna Hidalgo, has also allocated… »

14.07.2019

Rojava: fires against crops

Rojava: fires against crops

A new form of economic terrorism against self-government. [Rojava, the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria] Simona Deidda’s testimony when she spent 20 days in Syria with a delegation of supportive women. Article by Daniele Barbieri. After the defeat of ISIS in the northern and eastern territories of Syria, an… »

12.07.2019

Milan, Italian premiere of the documentary “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”

Milan, Italian premiere of the documentary “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons”

On Tuesday, July 9, the emotional Italian premiere of the documentary “The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons” took place in Milan, in the Lazzati room of the Ambrosianeum Foundation. Sitting around a large oval table, activists and representatives of institutions watched the film in an unusual setting that… »

04.07.2019

Carola is free. Solidarity march in Palermo

Carola is free. Solidarity march in Palermo

«On the day of the long and passionate solidarity march in Palermo, Carola Rackete, the commander of Sea-Watch 3 moored in Lampedusa with 42 immigrants fleeing from war and poverty, returns free after four days of house arrest,” according to an extensive Post of the Palermo Anti-Racist Forum. “The… »

05.06.2019

London, ironic and creative protest against Trump’s visit

London, ironic and creative protest against Trump’s visit

A varied and multicoloured protest marked the second day of the US President’s state visit to the UK. Trafalgar Square was filled with different groups, allied in opposition to the racist, discriminatory, warmongering and denialist policy of Trump: pacifists and students, environmentalists and quakers, women in defense of the right… »

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