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18.09.2016

VIDEO: Stop TTIP and CETA – Demonstrations in Germany

VIDEO: Stop TTIP and CETA – Demonstrations in Germany

Video and picture report On the 17th of September 2016, a coalition of 33 activist networks organized nationwide demonstrations across Germany under the banner “STOP CETA & TTIP” that were aimed against so called transnational free trade agreements such as TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) and CETA (Comprehensive… »

21.08.2016

New York: Launching of the Campaign for the Yes to Peace in Colombia

New York: Launching of the Campaign for the Yes to Peace in Colombia

New York City, the International Civic Committee based in NY, wants to generate awareness about the need for democratic exercise to vote in the national referendum that seeks to validate the agreements at the… »

17.08.2016

The Raksha Bandhan festival in Jammu, India

The Raksha Bandhan festival in Jammu, India

By Shilpa Thakur,  Photo Journalist. Indian women shop for ‘Rakhis’ or sacred threads in a market ahead of Raksha Bandhan festival in Jammu, India, 16 August 2016. The Raksha Bandhan, a Hindu festival celebrating the bond between sisters and brothers will be marked on 18 August. On… »

07.08.2016

Dancing with teargas

Dancing with teargas

By Dominik Schlett Chilean student protests against their own educational system seem to last forever. Almost exactly five years after the most intense demonstrations since the end of Pinochet-Dictatorship, violence is capturing the streets of Santiago de Chile again. A day report. The sun lights bright at the 4th of… »

26.07.2016

What a waste!

What a waste!

Discarded, left to rot or never harvested because its the wrong shape of size, a total of 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted every year. Read on and share your thoughts on one of the biggest scandals of our time. A few facts on food waste. Throwing away, or… »

11.07.2016

Arms dealers in the Museum

The Campaign Against the Arms Trade has organised a protest outside the London Science Museum where the opening ceremony and dinner of the Farnborough arms fair is taking place. Pressenza was there. CAAT Press Release: “London Science Museum to host arms dealers and human rights abusers tonight 11 July 2016… »

04.07.2016

LGBTI Pride March in Quito, Ecuador

LGBTI Pride March in Quito, Ecuador

On Saturday, the 2nd of July, at 2.30pm, hundreds of people met in the centre of Quito to celebrate the LGBTI Pride March.  Men and women of all ages and sexual orientations marched to the sound of singing, music and chants  celebrating the respect for diversity. The rainy afternoon couldn’t… »

26.06.2016

Gay Pride in London: welcome relief from EU troubles

Gay Pride in London: welcome relief from EU troubles

A lot of humour, human rights, celebration of diversity and freedom, here are some pictures of the 2016 yearly Gay Pride Parade in London. We may be out of Europe but can still smile and get on with important social issues.      … »

16.06.2016

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

Group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths

At an event today in Quito, Ecuador, “A group hug in rejection of homophobic deaths,” our editor, Tony Robinson was asked to speak from a point of view of nonviolence. Sunday’s event in which LGBTI people are killed is nothing new.  They have been murdering us for centuries.  Every day… »

12.06.2016

Report: STOP Ramstein “No Drone Warfare!” Demonstration and Noam Chomsky video message

Report: STOP Ramstein “No Drone Warfare!” Demonstration and Noam Chomsky video message

On the 11th of June 2016, demonstrators under the banner “Stop Ramstein: No Drone Warfare” organized a variety of direct actions against the US Air Force base in Ramstein as well the global arms trade. The goals of the protesters were to exert political pressure on the government… »

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