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30.08.2015

Anti-war Spaniards mobilize against NATO exercises

Anti-war Spaniards mobilize against NATO exercises

Spanish anti-war groups are organising demonstrations against NATO exercises on their territory from October with the participation of nearly 36,000 troops. The Platform ‘Let’s Recover El Retín’, based in the Andalusian town of Barbate in the south of the country, reported that the presence of the military affects the inhabitants… »

04.07.2015

Milan: We are all Greek

Milan: We are all Greek

A sign in the colours of the Greek flag around their necks “We are all Greeks”.Many Milanese expressed their solidarity with the plight of the Greek people and in favour of the “No” campaign in the referendum and against blackmail. Photos by Andrea Bulgarini… »

07.05.2015

Immigration: Europe has to change its geography and its vision

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 Radio Pichincha Universal, Quito, Ecuador to talk about the situation… »

21.03.2015

No-Muos, not ‘no justice’

No-Muos, not ‘no justice’

The Regional Administrative Court of Palermo has rejected an appeal of the Defense Ministry and to the contrary has accepted an appeal filed by the Italian Environment League and the No-Muos Committee, ruling that the Muos Satellite Facilities of the U.S. Navy are  illegal. The big radar antennas have been… »

12.12.2014

The XIV Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates opens in Rome

The XIV Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates opens in Rome

With Mairead Maguire’s inaugural speech, committed to the nonviolent resolution of the ethno-political conflict in Northern Ireland and Nobel Peace Prize 1976, the first day of the Rome Summit opened this morning. The first session, called “Living Peace, Living Democracy”, counted on the participation of several Nobel Peace Laureates and… »

16.11.2014

Peace Prize Winners to meet in Rome after abandoning South Africa

Peace Prize Winners to meet in Rome after abandoning South Africa

The Nobel Peace Laureates have relocated their 2014 summit from South Africa to Italy after abandoning any possibility of attaining a visa for His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The summit was due to take place in Cape Town in October but the South African government, under pressure from China, their… »

01.09.2014

Italian parliamentarians present motion supporting a treaty banning nuclear weapons

Italian parliamentarians present motion supporting a treaty banning nuclear weapons

A motion was recently submitted to the Italian Parliament supporting the humanitarian initiative and urging the government to take action towards a nuclear weapons ban. We spoke to Lisa Clark of PNND and Francesco Vignarca from Rete Disarmo about this motion, and what this could mean for Italy and its involvement… »

13.06.2014

Renaming of Aeroporto La Torre, Comiso

Renaming of Aeroporto La Torre, Comiso

They have all of them reached the airport by now in a swarm of bodyguards. Pietro Grasso, Chairman of the Italian Senate,  a nice stocky typically sicilian man. Orlando, the Minister of Justice, Filippo Spataro, the Mayor of Comiso, bravely wearing the three coloured stripe of the italian flag.  Together… »

07.06.2014

Finally the Comiso Airport will be renamed after Pio La Torre

Finally the Comiso Airport will be renamed after Pio La Torre

by Francesca Piatti “I am overwhelmed with emotion on learning that the Airport of Comiso will be given the name of Pio La Torre once again, that of the mafia-killed Union Leader and Italian Parlamentarian, whose strong and brave contribution didn’t just start off the struggle against nuclear Missiles in… »

23.01.2014

Italy attaches great importance to relations with Iran: Former PM

Italy attaches great importance to relations with Iran: Former PM

Kourosh Ziabari – Tehran Times: Following the election of the moderate politician Hassan Rouhani as the Iranian President in the June 14, 2013 elections, the European countries have become more willing to interact with Iran on equal footings and based on mutual respect. In the recent months and following President… »

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