Politics

22.05.2009

Noam Chomsky begins his collaboration at Pressenza Agency with his new article “The Torture Memos”

Pressenza announces Noam Chomsky, whom The New York Times Book Review has called "arguably the most important intellectual alive," as a new featured columnist. In his inaugural article, the professor at the MIT and author of over a 100 books comments on the use of torture by the Bush administration to obtain evidence proving the connection between Al-Qaeda and Iraq within the greater historical context. »

19.05.2009

Barack Obama proposes the creation of a Palestinian State

In a meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister, Obama made a proposal that marks a difference with the previous policy pushed by his predecessor George W. Bush. »

06.05.2009

As an unfortunate development is seen the resignation of Nepal’s Prime Minister

The healing of the nation stands as a priority and this means integrating the Maoist Army with the National Army. »

04.05.2009

Nuclear Disarmament Back on the Agenda

IPS - Over the last few days, the Chilean capital has hosted two very different activities that, however, had a common objective: promoting global nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. »

23.04.2009

It’s time for citizens to exert pressure for Peace

“Governments only mobilize today if there is popular pressure,” said Rafael de la Rubia, coordinator of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, thankful for the support declared by the mayor of Bogotá in the launching of the initiative in Colombia. »

16.04.2009

Evo’s gesture of active nonviolence leads Bolivian legislators to approve electoral reforms

Bolivian legislators approved an historic electoral law increasing the representation for the Bolivian people from low income rural areas. »

15.04.2009

“This March can send an important message: War is good for nothing”

Hicham Hamdan, the Lebanese Ambassador to Argentina, ensured that Arab countries will give a positive response to the proposals of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence. »

25.03.2009

The Czech govt has fallen: a victory for democracy, disarmament and nonviolence

Yesterday the government of conservative Czech Prime Minister, Mirek Topolanek, was dismissed by Parliament with a motion presented by the Social-Democratic opposition. This is a great victory for the Non-violent Movement against the bases in the Czech Republic that saw the real possibility to oppose the installation of US military radar bases. »

18.03.2009

Let’s stop the war in Irak and all wars

World Without Wars Association promotes manifestations in various cities of the world during the week that marks the 6th anniversary of the invasion of Irak »

07.02.2009

Obama Initiative an Important Signal to the World

Obama´s administration will present a plan to Russia calling for an 80% reduction in each country's stockpile of nuclear weapons »

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