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09.09.2016

TFF PressInfo # 385 – How did Western Europe cope with a much stronger Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact?

TFF PressInfo # 385 – How did Western Europe cope with a much stronger Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact?

By Jan Oberg, TFF Series ”The New Cold War” # 6 How did Western Europe survive the much stronger Soviet Union & Warsaw Pact 30-40 years ago? A pact that had about 70% of NATO’s military expenditures where today’s Russia has 8%? How did we get on after… »

04.09.2016

Humanists reject violence in Bolivia

Humanists reject violence in Bolivia

No to Violence in Bolivia, yes to social transformation We denounce the acts of violence in Bolivia that led to the deaths of four miners in alleged clashes and of two government officials cowardly murdered after being tortured. After centuries of subjugation and struggle, for the first time in the… »

04.09.2016

The Humanist Party says “No to the institutional coup d’état in Brazil”

The Humanist Party says “No to the institutional coup d’état in Brazil”

Impeachment of Rousseff carried out by neoliberalism. The limits of formal democracy. The urgent need to build real democracies. The constitutional president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, has been found guilty of corruption by the Senate and has been definitively relieved of her functions.  It must be highlighted that she hasn’t… »

03.09.2016

Switzerland pushing back people to Italy

Switzerland pushing back people to Italy

Switzerland is facing wide criticism for turning back thousands of people at the Swiss-Italian border. Between July and August, the Swiss authorities have pushed back 7,000 at the Como(Italy)-Chiasso(Switzerland) border. The Swiss Refugee Council (OSAR), the Italian Association of Juridical Studies on Immigration (ASGI), the Swiss… »

02.09.2016

The Death of a Small Syrian Boy

The Death of a Small Syrian Boy

One Year After Aylan Kurdi’s Drowning, Mediterranean Death Tolls Rise By Judith Sunderland One year ago today, a three-year-old boy named Aylan Kurdi drowned in the Aegean Sea. Having fled the war in Syria with his family, Aylan died on the final stretch of the arduous journey to safety… »

01.09.2016

Rights Activists Honored

Rights Activists Honored

Clockwise: Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, Burundi, Ratnaboli Ray, India, Nicholas Opiyo, Uganda, Kalpona Akter, Bangladesh, Yonous Muhammadi, Greece. Four courageous and tireless advocates for human rights are the 2016 recipients of the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism, Human Rights Watch said today. The winners, leading voices for… »

31.08.2016

New York Dreamer Challenges Nationwide Immigration Injunction

New York Dreamer Challenges Nationwide Immigration Injunction

NEW YORK — A first-of-its-kind lawsuit opened up a new front in the defense of the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration relief initiatives, known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (expanded DACA). The lawsuit filed in the U.S. »

30.08.2016

“Silo, A Spiritual Path” wins another award, at Scandinavian Film Festival

“Silo, A Spiritual Path” wins another award, at Scandinavian Film Festival

“SILO A SPIRITUAL PATH” WINS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE AT THE SCANDINAVIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, HELSINKI, FINLAND The multi award winning documentary film, Silo A Spiritual Path,  is an Official Selection for the Scandinavian International Film Festival that runs from September 7th – 12th  in Helsinki, Finland and has just received… »

29.08.2016

Jeremy Corbyn: secure houses for all

Jeremy Corbyn: secure houses for all

A million new homes and every family in a secure home they can afford A new generation of council homes to end the housing crisis New rights and security for private tenants and new opportunities for home ownership Jeremy Corbyn MP, leader of the Labour party, today pledges that a… »

27.08.2016

Noam Chomsky, Oliver Stone Sign Letter Against Brazil’s Coup

Noam Chomsky, Oliver Stone Sign Letter Against Brazil’s Coup

By teleSUR The letter is also signed by the likes of Indian novelist and activist Arundhati Roy, activist and author Naomi Klein and artist Tom Morello. rom Oliver Stone to Noam Chomnsky, highly influential international artists and intellectuals published a letter condemning the impeachment process against suspended Brazilian… »

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