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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… »

14.12.2015

British veterans cast down their medals at Downing Street

British veterans cast down their medals at Downing Street

“We cannot sow bloodshed and reap peace. I no longer require these medals.” A small group of British military veterans throw off their medals outside Downing Street in protest at the bombing in Syria. Channel 4 News – video of the act: https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/videos/10153378485791939/?theater… »

30.11.2015

Global Climate March in NYC

Global Climate March in NYC

The march was initiated by People’s Climate Movement NY, a coalition organization of climate, environmental, labor, faith and social and racial justice organizations in NYC and in coordination with other actions around the world initiated by 350.org. In NYC more than 1,000 gathered at City Hall and more… »

23.11.2015

Students and professors in Albania mobilise to promote nuclear weapon ban

Students and professors in Albania mobilise to promote nuclear weapon ban

On November 19, 2015 at Aleksandër Moisiu University in Durrës, Albania 100 students of political sciences and law participated in an event organised for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) to raise awareness of the dangers posed by the continued possession of nuclear weapons by 9 nations in… »

14.11.2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army hand over de-mined land

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army hand over de-mined land

Shilpa Thakur reports photographically on the delight of farmers in the villages of Brahman, Pallanwala and Channi Dewanun village  following the opening up of their land after it was de-mined by the army.  … »

09.11.2015

Lesbos Island, Greece: refugees arrive from Turkey

Lesbos Island, Greece: refugees arrive from Turkey

The images from this exceptional photo-report by Maro Kourí from the island of Lesbos, sent to us by Jai Mexis, say more than a thousand words ever could: entire families arrive every day in improvised boats coming from Turkey and they walk for kilometers, even with children, to reach the… »

26.10.2015

In Naples, national demonstration against Trident Juncture

In Naples, national demonstration against Trident Juncture

A colourful and ironic demonstration marched through the streets of Naples, Italy to protest against NATO’s Trident Juncture military exercises. All photos by Darío Lo Scalzo for Pressenza. »

04.10.2015

Bangladesh: Bitipara Park immersed in the light of joy

Bangladesh: Bitipara Park  immersed in the light of joy

To Pressenza, I am sending you a link to see some pictures from yesterday [October 2, 2015] when we celebrated The Day of NonViolence in Bitipara Park [of Study & Reflection, Gazipur, Bangladesh]. It was an interesting celebration where many volunteers from Dhaka arrived and from that same neighborhood also… »

03.10.2015

Humanists call on MEPs to work for a culture of peace and nonviolence

Humanists call on MEPs to work for a culture of peace and nonviolence

Among the events taking place on the 2nd of October, the International Day of Nonviolence, was a March in Madrid which started at the Syrian Embassy and ended at the offices of the European Parliament. At the Syrian Embassy an “open letter to the people of Syria” was presented and… »

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