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19.12.2016

Rally Demanding FREEDOM for jailed Argentine leader Milagro Sala

Rally Demanding FREEDOM for jailed Argentine leader Milagro Sala

Video of the event in Spanish… »

20.11.2016

Protest against education cuts in London

Protest against education cuts in London

Over 15.000 students, researchers and lecturers marched in London on Saturday November 19 under the banner of “United for education”, in a demonstration organized by the National Union of Students (NUS) and the University and College Union (UCU) for a free, quality education, accessible to all. »

20.11.2016

Protests against Trump continue in New York

Protests against Trump continue in New York

On Saturday November 19, three different groups  marched in New York to protest Donald Trump’s election and his choice of ultraconservative Stephen Bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor. Queens council member Jimmy Van Bramer led a group of protesters from Queensboro Plaza and across the Queensboro Bridge to Trump… »

11.10.2016

Selfies for nonviolence at IPB congress 2016

Selfies for nonviolence at IPB congress 2016

During the last Congress of the International Peace Bureau (IPB) held in Berlin, Pressenza asked the participants to take a selfie with four of the historical “fathers” of Nonviolence: Leo Tolstoy, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Marthin Luther King and Silo. Just one of the ways to show our support for the… »

08.10.2016

Pictures from IPB World Congress in Berlin

Pictures from IPB World Congress in Berlin

With the slogan: “Disarm! For a Climate of Peace”, the IPB World Congress 2016 on Military and Social Spending took place from the 30th of September to the 2nd of October in Berlin and more than a thousand people participated. See below some of the pictures from the Congress. Pictures… »

08.10.2016

Peace movement once again strengthened in the streets of Berlin

Peace movement once again strengthened in the streets of Berlin

The peace movement has had a lot of beginnings in recent years. This time it could be a beginning that actually continues. More than 8000 participated in Berlin in a peace demonstration with the slogan “Down with the weapons!!! – cooperation instead of NATO confrontation, disarmament instead of social cutbacks”. »

02.10.2016

Nonviolence: the response to a xenophobic referendum in Hungary

Nonviolence: the response to a xenophobic referendum in Hungary

On the anniversary of Gandhi’s birthday, now the International day of nonviolence, Hungarians were faced with a divisive, xenophobic referendum on whether the country should accept a few hundred refugees as part of a redistribution programme promoted by Germany which is hosting around a million. Although the vast majority of… »

27.09.2016

The Colombians for Peace Took Times Square

The Colombians for Peace Took Times Square

The Colombian community for Peace gathered in Times Square to celebrate the end of the war after 52 years, while the agreements between the FARC and the government of Juan Manuel Santos was signed in Cartagena Colombia. A symbolic act that precedes the real challenge of this historical process: the… »

21.09.2016

Rally Against President Mauricio Macri in New York

Rally Against President Mauricio Macri in New York

The assembly in front the Mark Hotel, is asking President Mauricio Macri to free Milagro Sala  and others Argentinian political prisoners. Milagro Sala is a leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, part of the Association… »

20.09.2016

Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos in New York

Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos in New York

September 18th, 2016, was a very special day for me. I had the opportunity of participating and listening to our Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, here in New York. The President spoke of the peace agreement, clarifying its facts, explaining it in detail and answering questions. »

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