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07.05.2017

Nuclear talks: Groundhog fortnight returns to Vienna

Nuclear talks: Groundhog fortnight returns to Vienna

One of the most important issues facing the world these days is under discussion right now in the Austrian capital and is, as always, facing a void from the world’s media: nuclear weapons. Tuesday the 2nd of May saw the start of a process that will take us through to… »

17.01.2017

Spain: demonstrating peace and nonviolence

Spain: demonstrating peace and nonviolence

By Jesús Arguedas. Students, young athletes and groups of adults have been going around numerous schools in Madrid organising nonviolence and peace symbols.  These activities have taken place in recent weeks and aim to be a preparatory work for an international campaign to be kick-started in 2017. The campaign will… »

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… »

15.05.2016

Peace Sign in London

Peace Sign in London

Londoners met yesterday May 14 to form a Peace Sign in Trafalgar Square and hear calls for Peace and Nonviolence from a number of organisations. Here is the speech I gave representing World without Wars and Violence as well as Pressenza. Hello. I’m here to talk about peace and… »

22.03.2016

NATO wars, refugees and terrorism cannot be seen in isolation from one another: Europe must give a coherent response

NATO wars, refugees and terrorism cannot be seen in isolation from one another: Europe must give a coherent response

Once more we witness acts of terrorism in Europe. These events in western cities killing European citizens are horrific in the eyes of the western media. They should be condemned and all peace-loving human beings condemn them. We in Pressenza condemn them utterly. But it is no longer good enough… »

17.12.2015

Nuclear weapons: Never again!

Nuclear weapons: Never again!

Yesterday, in the Hall of the Former Presidents, in the National Assembly of Ecuador, a public forum took place with the title “Towards a Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty”.  It’s of great importance that such an event could take place because it is one step further in the necessary change that… »

16.12.2015

Approval of a Resolution for an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons in pictures

Approval of a Resolution for an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons in pictures

On the 15th of December, during the 361st session of the Ecuador National Assembly, a Resolution was passed in favour of banning nuclear weapons, prepared in collaboration with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.  Tony Robinson, co-director of Pressenza and member of the organisation World… »

16.12.2015

Ecuador parliament approves a resolution to ban nuclear weapons

Ecuador parliament approves a resolution to ban nuclear weapons

On the 15th of December 2015, the National Assembly of the Republic of Ecuador approved by a vote of 82 in favor, 1 against and 23 abstentions, a resolution that clearly underlines the urgency of driving forward an international treaty to ban nuclear weapons. The Resolution, presented by the Assembly… »

16.11.2015

Paris Attacks: Violence is the problem, never the solution

Paris Attacks: Violence is the problem, never the solution

The terrorist attack that took place on November 13th in Paris is another act of violence against civilians, another act of violence against all Humanity. It clearly shows that anyone and in any place in the world can become the victim of brutal violence powered by hatred, intolerance, discrimination, fanaticism… »

08.10.2015

Militarization of children in the Czech Republic

Militarization of children in the Czech Republic

In the Czech Republic soldiers have reportedly started touring elementary schools nationwide in an effort to introduce students to military life. Children from the age of 10 are being familiarized with and encouraged to play with machine guns. These terrifying images bring memories of totalitarian regimes, in which education about… »

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