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The massacre in Gaza one year on June 30, 2015 08:32

The massacre in Gaza one year on

On the 8th of July it will be one year since 2,200 Palestinians were murdered. To mark the date, Friends of Al Aqsa are [...]
 
In 2050 there will be no food to cure the world’s hunger June 29, 2015 22:35

In 2050 there will be no food to cure the world’s hunger

The dishes that we have on our table every day have behind them a multi-million industry where the big companies accumulate wealth to the [...]
 
Refugees: taken in, yes, but unwanted and forgotten June 29, 2015 22:35

Refugees: taken in, yes, but unwanted and forgotten

Victims of war, terror and natural disaster; eight people request refugee status every minute, but all too often the drama just changes the location. [...]
 
 
The Left in Spain turns its back on Latin America June 22, 2015 23:52

The Left in Spain turns its back on Latin America

Emerging parties like Podemos are attempting to distance themselves from the revolutionary process in Latin America as a result of the smear campaign carried [...]
 
Mining, fear and land rights in Colombia June 22, 2015 00:02

Mining, fear and land rights in Colombia

Mining communities must face everything from paramilitary terrorists, to guerrillas and multinational companies, in efforts to protect their land. Discussion on the subject and [...]
 
Amir Amirani: The media are acting like war cheerleaders June 6, 2015 23:26

Amir Amirani: The media are acting like war cheerleaders

Ignoring public opinion in what was the biggest worldwide protest against the war in Iraq has meant that over half a million people died [...]
 
 
The indelible marks of sexual violence in armed conflicts June 1, 2015 01:55

The indelible marks of sexual violence in armed conflicts

Sexual violence in conflict is a tragedy that particularly devastates women and girls. It has become an instrument of war for Islamic State (IS), [...]
 
Mourners of the Ayotzinapa “missing” victims speak out May 31, 2015 03:27

Mourners of the Ayotzinapa “missing” victims speak out

A father, a survivor and a worker speak of their outrage and grief in the face of their loss. The 43 students have still [...]
 
Namibia… the always survivor May 24, 2015 22:29

Namibia… the always survivor

It is a stable nation in terms of its political situation, despite having endured for decades a high degree of suffering, repression and shame. [...]
 
 
“We are many”… The greatest protest in history May 17, 2015 10:08

“We are many”… The greatest protest in history

This documentary captures the moment when a global rally against the Iraq war took place, and shares analysts’ opinions of the disaster. The film [...]
 
“Euro-Caravan 43″ for the Ayotzinapa students May 10, 2015 20:20

“Euro-Caravan 43″ for the Ayotzinapa students

After passing through 17 European cities, representatives of the missing students in Mexico, one of the parents among them, will be holding a demonstration [...]
 
Aytzinapa parents, your struggle is our struggle May 10, 2015 01:36

Aytzinapa parents, your struggle is our struggle

The EuroCaravan 43, representing the parents of the Rural Teacher College in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, arrives in London the 19th of May, and this is [...]
 
 
The shadow of racism in the USA May 4, 2015 18:36

The shadow of racism in the USA

The recognition by North American politicians that discriminatory police practices against minorities are a systemic problem intensifies national controversy on the topic.     [...]
 
Talk of peace and women in Colombia April 26, 2015 21:12

Talk of peace and women in Colombia

A Colombian attorney specialising in defending women’s rights will deliver a speech in London on the 30th of April.    Her name is Claudia [...]
 
Facing forward and keeping eye contact April 26, 2015 19:10

Facing forward and keeping eye contact

At the London Book Fair 2015, where Mexico featured central stage, I could look in the eye, again, some of the realities of my [...]
 
 
 

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