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15.05.2016

Rio de Janeiro: the vigour of resistance

Rio de Janeiro: the vigour of resistance

By Valdir Silveira. The situation in Brazil is critical and there will be violent forces that seek to take away our rights, but the event of today – just like previous acts – has been of great participation and vigour.  Students give a special shine.  It’s really very… »

09.05.2016

Argentina: 100 murals for Milagro Sala’s freedom

Argentina: 100 murals for Milagro Sala’s freedom

The Argentinian neighbourhood association, Tupac Amaru, whose founder, Milagro Sala, is in jail on trumped-up political charges, launched a new non-violent campaign last weekend to protest against her unjust detention. The campaign uses a… »

28.03.2016

Japanese Way of Using the Past to Explain the Present

Japanese Way of Using the Past to Explain the Present

At the New York Day of Remembrance for Japanese-Americans on Saturday, March 26, people gathered at the Japanese American United Church not just to remember the past but also to understand the present moment. Film… »

28.03.2016

Slutwalk, Quito, Ecuador 2016

Slutwalk, Quito, Ecuador 2016

On Saturday 19th of March the 5th annual Slutwalk (la Marcha de las Putas) took place in Quito, Ecuador. Hundreds of men, women, boys and girls, young and old marched through the streets of Quito calling for respect for diversity and denouncing violence and discrimination against women. A… »

08.03.2016

NYC Marks 3rd Anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s Death

NYC Marks 3rd Anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s Death

The Venezuelan Consulate organized a reception in commemoration of Hugo Chavez’s death. The main event was a projection of Oliver Stone’s documentary call “Mi Amigo Hugo” (My Friend Hugo)  a gathering of testimonies of family, friends, intellectuals and… »

06.03.2016

“Civil partnerships are not enough”: LGBT associations fill Piazza del Popolo in Rome

“Civil partnerships are not enough”: LGBT associations fill Piazza del Popolo in Rome

On Saturday 5th March, in Rome a demonstration announced two weeks ago to demand equal rights for gays and lesbians took place in Piazza del Popolo. The law approved in the Senate is a first step, but it is considered inadequate. It is necessary to obtain stepchild adoption to protect… »

29.02.2016

Gathering in NYC for the Liberation of Milagro Sala

Gathering in NYC for the Liberation of Milagro Sala

The rally was part of the International Humanist Campaign in Support of Milagro Sala. People gathered in NYC at Union Square in front of the Gandhi Statue. “We choose this place to remind us of Gandhi’s… »

27.01.2016

Photos from the CELAC summit

Photos from the CELAC summit

As 33 heads of state and their representatives meet in Ecuador, just outside Quito in a town called the Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo), the world’s press gathers to take photos.  After his efforts at last week’s summit of the rich and famous in Davos, Switzerland, meeting with… »

28.12.2015

Muslim and Jewish Reunite in New York

Muslim and Jewish Reunite in New York

By Maria Mejia and David Andersson On December 20, the organization Kivunim, founded by Peter Geffen, celebrated its 10th Anniversary at the Synagogue on 88th Street in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. At the event, the inaugural… »

22.12.2015

Abdullah al-Rozzi: Art under Occupation from Gaza

Abdullah al-Rozzi: Art under Occupation from Gaza

Abdullah al-Rozzi: Art under Occupation from Gaza  By Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik e.V. – Some time ago we have presented the art works by Abdullah al-Rozzi as art under occupation, as an art coming from suffering, from the uterus of suffering. We are convinced that art under occupation is a… »

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