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20.12.2014

End of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Our photo gallery

End of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Our photo gallery

Change of location for the last day of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates: no longer the auditorium Music Park, but Julio Cesar Sala del Campidoglio, seat of the Communal Council of Rome. Many of the themes developed, starting with the criticism to the huge military expenditures and the dramatic… »

18.12.2014

Jammu children pray for Peshawar military school victims

Jammu children pray for Peshawar military school victims

School children in Jammu (Kashmir) observe two-minutes of silence and light candles to pray for the victims who were killed in the attack at the army run school in Peshawar, Pakistan, during the school’s Annual Day – on Wednesday, 17 December, 2014. Photos by Shilpa Thakur, Jammu  … »

07.12.2014

Images from the ICAN civil society forum day 2

Images from the ICAN civil society forum day 2

A selection of images from day 2 of the ICAN civil society forum.  All images courtesy of ICAN Austria. More images can be found on their flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/129150020@N08/sets/72157649221634858/ Closing panel… »

06.12.2014

images from the ICAN civil society forum in Vienna

images from the ICAN civil society forum in Vienna

Here is a selection of images from the ICAN civil society forum in Vienna. Photos courtesy of ICAN Austria. A flikr feed of all photos of the event can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/129150020@N08/sets/72157649221634858/ Masters of Ceremonies An artist makes a graphical synthesis of the day’s events… »

05.12.2014

NYC March to Shut the Whole System Down

NYC March to Shut the Whole System Down

In New York, thousands of demonstrators shut down traffic around the city and part of the West Side Highway was effectively closed off as protesters streamed between vehicles, chanting “The whole damn system is guilty as hell.” The march and blockade were caused by outrage over the refusal of grand… »

05.12.2014

Bangladesh – Biti Para Park of Study and Reflection weekend

Bangladesh – Biti Para Park of Study and Reflection weekend

The main building fruit picked on-site cooking together meeting still meeting Fire workshop… »

04.12.2014

Grand Jury Fails to Indict NYC Police Officer Pantaleo

Grand Jury Fails to Indict NYC Police Officer Pantaleo

Wednesday Dec 3rd, protesters poured onto the streets following a grand jury’s decision not to indict NYC Police Officer Pantaleo on murder charges for killing unarmed Staten Islander Eric Garner. Protesters rallied at Union Square and Columbus Circle and marched to Times Square, 47th Street, up Broadway and tried to disrupt the Christmas tree lighting ceremony… »

28.11.2014

Future Festival: Not so far, not so close

Future Festival: Not so far, not so close

Text and Photographs: Daniela Quinteros Rosas A great variety of instruments from different nations united in Sydney (Australia) gave the tone to an abstract harmony that was transformed into a music festival in one of the most multi cultural cities of the world. Passion and intensity alienated every linguist difference… »

18.11.2014

Hong Kong Umbrella Movement protest over 50 days

Hong Kong Umbrella Movement protest over 50 days

  Government administration building Central Hong Kong – Admiralty Tent city outside admin. building toward harbour Get your Occupy Central hair done here Logistics Department Generational debate Memorable graduation day at Occupy Central This is or… »

17.11.2014

Thousands at anti-corruption protest in Budapest

Thousands at anti-corruption protest in Budapest

Anti-corruption protests took place in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, tonight following Prime Minister, Viktor Orban’s refusal to dismiss the head of the tax authority, Ildiko Vida, who has been accused of having ties to corruption by the US government’s refusal to grant her a visa. There appears to be a… »

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