Violence

IACHR Delegation Arrived in Colombia

In the midst of a caravan of flags and all kinds of banners related to the situation the country has experienced during the protests of the National Strike since last April 28, citizens received the delegates of the Inter-American Commission…

Jerusalem: the politics behind the latest explosion of violence in the Holy City

The recent violence at the al-Aqsa mosque/Temple Mount area and in the Old City of Jerusalem has spiralled into something bigger and more dangerous. Clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters at the weekend have left hundreds injured. Tensions…

Two classes of trans kids are emerging – those who have access to puberty blockers, and those who don’t

For people who have never thought about it before, it might sound reasonable to require trans kids to wait until they’re adults before they can receive certain forms of care known as gender-affirming treatment – which is what legislation that…

Emerging From Violence, a Social and Personal Need

Paper presented by Philippe Moal as part of the Nonviolence axis, during the 8th International Symposium of the World Centre for Humanist Studies, which took place on 16, 17 and 18 April. Thank you for attending this presentation entitled: “Getting…

Will the World Ever Know Peace?

Even though FBI data has indicated that violent crime rates in the United States declined between 1993 and 2019, violence continues to be a pressing issue in this country (https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/11/20/facts-about-crime-in-the-u-s/). In fact, according to TIME magazine, 2020 was one of…

Overcoming Violence, a Social and Personal Necessity

Conference “Overcoming violence, a social and personal need”. By Philippe Moal Observatory of non-violence Centre for Humanist Studies Noesis University of Zaragoza, Spain University of experience Calatayud Campus: 24 November 2020 Épila Campus: 2 February 2021 Good morning, first of…

Mexico: Include Protections for Women With Disabilities

Senate Should Ensure Accessible Services, Access to Justice in Upcoming Vote Mexico’s senate should ensure protection for women with disabilities who are victims of violence, a coalition of human rights groups said today. The senate is expected to vote soon…

Serious Decisions Denounced Against Democracy in Colombia

Control bodies, such as the Attorney General’s Office, the Ombudsman’s Office and the Prosecutor General’s Office, all of which are now headed by officials of the government coalition, have taken two decisions that go against democracy and the Human Rights…

Joint Press Release againts stigmatization campaign to the Colombian Feedration of Educators of Colombia -FECODE-

Colombian history has been characterised by the existence of conflictive, difficult and dangerous conditions for social movements, trade unions, peasants, indigenous people and Afro-descendants, which extend to the possibility of consolidating critical thinking in general. Opposition political parties have been…

The Police Shooting of Jacob Blake

Last Sunday, Rusten Sheskey, a white police officer in Kenosha Wisconsin, fired seven shots, at point-blank into the back of 29-year-old African American Jacob Blake as Blake leaned into his car. Inside the car were Blake’s three sons, aged 3,…

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