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A critical look at the status quo and immigration October 27, 2014 12:53

A critical look at the status quo and immigration

On November 1st and 2nd, the fifth and final festival of the “This is not a gateway” organization will be held at the Bishopsgate [...]
 
Impunity and its social roots October 26, 2014 12:16

Impunity and its social roots

In November IFEX is organising an international campaign to end impunity for crimes against journalists. And impunity concerns everyone, as long as the powerful [...]
 
Dancing on graves October 20, 2014 17:23

Dancing on graves

The question still stands: “Had her life been good or bad?- – Which is a different way of asking Cresso’s question. The reasons for [...]
 
 
Objective: Stop Hinkley C October 20, 2014 01:12

Objective: Stop Hinkley C

A group of activists is collecting signatures in order to stop the construction of a nuclear power plant in the United Kingdom.   The [...]
 
Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed: It’s dangerous to be a gay Imam” October 19, 2014 23:54

Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed: It’s dangerous to be a gay Imam”

This progressive imam is convinced that the rejection faced by homosexuals in the majority of  mosques in the West comes from the manipulation by [...]
 
Muslim and gay: when your faith is your enemy October 19, 2014 23:52

Muslim and gay: when your faith is your enemy

Violence is a part of everyday life for some LGBT Muslims, and not only the type of physical violence doled out on the streets [...]
 
 
Abdullah Al-Andalusi: “Gay marriage makes no sense” October 19, 2014 23:50

Abdullah Al-Andalusi: “Gay marriage makes no sense”

An expert in the Islamic world, and defender of the principles of the Q’uran, this son of a Portuguese mother and a North African [...]
 
Witches don’t exist, but in Nepal they seek them out and kill them October 19, 2014 23:08

Witches don’t exist, but in Nepal they seek them out and kill them

Accusing a Nepalese woman of practising black magic could lead to her death, while her children will have to live with the stigma of [...]
 
Seven days to eliminate hate crime October 17, 2014 01:03

Seven days to eliminate hate crime

Every year since 2012 “National Hate Crime Awareness Week” has been celebrated. It is an event to commemorate victims of hate crime, killed in [...]
 
 
Argentine cinema at the London Film Festival October 16, 2014 00:26

Argentine cinema at the London Film Festival

For the 58th edition of the London Film Festival, a series of films from Argentina will be shown. The event will start on the [...]
 
Travelling from Wales to England for a better salary October 12, 2014 00:02

Travelling from Wales to England for a better salary

With the slogan “Britain needs a pay rise”, on the 18 October trade unionists will take trains to say no to Cameron’s austerity policy [...]
 
Devo Max must be achieved in Scotland October 12, 2014 00:01

Devo Max must be achieved in Scotland

On the 19th of October a march will take place in support of the administrative autonomy of Scotland, the Devo Max measure, faced by [...]
 
 
Valentina Montoya Martínez sings to free the silence October 5, 2014 03:53

Valentina Montoya Martínez sings to free the silence

A Chilean singer living in Edinburgh, her life and work are profoundly marked by her political exile to the UK in 1977, when she [...]
 
Self defence groups… bring… violence down in Cruz Grande October 5, 2014 01:36

Self defence groups… bring… violence down in Cruz Grande

A year and a few months after their establishment the greatest victory for these groups in Cruz Grande, a town on Mexico’s Costa Chica, [...]
 
Venezuela, the intervention of the USA, and the spirit of Chavez October 4, 2014 23:14

Venezuela, the intervention of the USA, and the spirit of Chavez

On 4th October the annual meeting against American intervention in Venezuela will take place. The late president of the country will, of course, be [...]
 
 
 

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