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28.07.2016

October 1st In Berlin, let’s face the challenge of peace!

October 1st In Berlin, let’s face the challenge of peace!

First, let’s look at the current veil of tears and then lift it up to reveal a possible better future. The transatlantic defence alliance has been expanding and flexing its muscles. Russia and China feel threatened and are trying to secure their regional influence at any cost. The US has… »

27.05.2016

Open letter to American soldiers from the Czech Republic

Open letter to American soldiers from the Czech Republic

American military forces will cross the territory of the Czech Republic from May 27-30 in operation Saber Strike. The media are downplaying the event so as not to awaken the sensitivity in the Czech people that ended plans to build a US military base there in 2009. This crossing is… »

17.02.2016

East West Dialogues 2016

East West Dialogues 2016

  After the East West Dialogues 2015, during the last weekend, the international meeting “East West Dialogues 2016: New Generations in Orient and Occident: surveys and dialogues” took place in Varkala (Kerala, India). This meeting was the peak event of several initiatives developed during the month of February 2016. »

19.01.2016

Argentina: Humanist councillor calls for the release of Milagro Sala

Argentina: Humanist councillor calls for the release of Milagro Sala

FREE MILAGRO SALA We denounce and reject all forms of violence, in particular when people who fight for social change are deprived of liberty, such is the case of Milagro Sala. Milagro represents a social organisation, Tupac Amaru, whose membership consists of thousands and thousands of humble people, indigenous people… »

19.09.2015

Nepal – fresh activities of the Humanist Movement

Nepal – fresh activities of the Humanist Movement

A women’s Humanist Movement group has been formed in Panauti, Nepal, that has launched a 19-point concept paper that is still under development, though the committee has already been set up. They are now organizing monthly meetings and will detail an action based on each concept or issue in the… »

16.09.2015

Silo’s revolutionary opus

Silo’s revolutionary opus

Pressenza marks five years since Silo, the Argentinean author, nonviolent revolutionary and spiritual guide, passed away on the 16th of September 2010 at his home in Mendoza, Argentina, with this tribute by our columnist, Javier Tolcachier. Asked by a journalist back in 1994, “What would you like to appear… »

27.05.2015

Park of study and reflection inaugurated in Hungary

Park of study and reflection inaugurated in Hungary

On the 22nd and 23rd of May 2015 more than 500 people gathered from all over the world to witness the official inauguration of the gate, hall and stele of Mikebuda Park of Study and Reflection in Hungary.  The small village of Mikebuda is 10 kilometres from the nearby town… »

04.05.2015

May the 4th: The Day of Testimony

May the 4th: The Day of Testimony

“From this magnificent place we should consecrate this movable day so that in the future it will be known as the ‘Day of Testimony’: a testimony that gives privilege to this human attitude and that is itself justified above all ideologies, all theories and all calculations of practical consequences. This… »

29.03.2015

Czech Humanists: if we are not careful we will find ourselves in the middle of a war zone

Czech Humanists: if we are not careful we will find ourselves in the middle of a war zone

“Tanks? No, thanks” Statement by the Humanist Movement about the planned crossing of the US army across Czech Republic territory In a few days a large US army convoy will be crossing the Czech Republic. More than one hundred armored cars with several hundred American soldiers shall cross our country… »

11.08.2014

It’s great being a humanist

It’s great being a humanist

We were on the train going to Berlin – Antonia, Djamila, Catherine, Sonja and myself – from somewhere near a little town by Weisenburg, the nearest populated place by our Schlamau Park of Study and Reflection. Five of us, returning from a Pressenza meeting at the Park following the Deutsche… »

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