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San José de Apartado: a model of peace… surviving the war April 13, 2014 5:00 pm

San José de Apartado: a model of peace… surviving the war

They are trying to show that peace and justice can work. But the paramilitaries and the Army don’t accept this. Since 1997, 250 members [...]
 
Yehuda, Helga and other children of the Holocaust April 13, 2014 3:04 am

Yehuda, Helga and other children of the Holocaust

The story goes that in 1999 a group of students were left speechless upon discovering the forgotten story of Irena Sendler, a Polish woman [...]
 
Bristol and its anarchist bookfair April 13, 2014 12:02 am

Bristol and its anarchist bookfair

On the 26th of April there will be a gathering on the theme of literary libertarianism, made up of a programme of chats, workshops [...]
 
 
Facts and lies about abortion in Europe March 16, 2014 4:02 am

Facts and lies about abortion in Europe

 “Women who go through abortion can face infertility, increasing chances of breast cancer or even becoming a child abuser”.    Nuria Riutord Lleonart   [...]
 
Childhood: forced labour, poverty, illness and death March 16, 2014 3:53 am

Childhood: forced labour, poverty, illness and death

For every 1,000 live births, 48 are likely to die before the age of five, 35 in their first year and 21 before they [...]
 
A campaign for human rights amid war March 16, 2014 12:00 am

A campaign for human rights amid war

The organisation, War on Want, invites activists with experience of war-stricken lands to explore ways to protect populations threatened by violence in a meeting [...]
 
 
Luis Asdrúbal Jiménez Vaca: grounds for exile and to live March 9, 2014 3:28 am

Luis Asdrúbal Jiménez Vaca: grounds for exile and to live

When he returned to Urabá in 1977, he found a region that was prosperous but in the grip of terror, whose inhabitants were beginning [...]
 
International commission on behalf of “The Five” March 2, 2014 4:50 pm

International commission on behalf of “The Five”

The international campaign for the release of the Cuban prisoners – accused of espionage and incarcerated in the USA in 1998 – is gathering [...]
 
“Even if we lose our lives” February 23, 2014 2:33 am

“Even if we lose our lives”

This is the evocative title of a dramatised reading that will be performed by Amnesty International on the 28th of February, to raise awareness [...]
 
 
The People’s Assembly arrives in Rotherham February 23, 2014 1:46 am

The People’s Assembly arrives in Rotherham

A year after its birth the tide of protest against David Cameron’s policy of budget cuts is setting up a Yorkshire People’s Assembly.   [...]
 
Nieto Arroyo: “Violence stops us choosing to live in peace” February 16, 2014 1:50 pm

Nieto Arroyo: “Violence stops us choosing to live in peace”

The renowned Mexican writer, author of the book “Women kill best”, talks about the self-defence forces in Michoacán and Guerrero and other scenes of [...]
 
Picketing for Palestine: Boycott apartheid February 16, 2014 12:02 am

Picketing for Palestine: Boycott apartheid

Victory to the Intifada is holding a demonstration outside Marks and Spencers on Oxford Street, join them to end the apartheid. This will be [...]
 
 
“Syria in the context of the Arab Spring” February 9, 2014 12:02 am

“Syria in the context of the Arab Spring”

This is the central idea of the talks and discussions that will take place on February 15th regarding the war that is devastating the [...]
 
Those that hate anyone who defends and builds democracy February 9, 2014 12:01 am

Those that hate anyone who defends and builds democracy

Fishermen profit in troubled waters. This proverb defines what some former colonial powers (and enduring neo-colonial powers) do with their daring and inflammatory politics [...]
 
Elephant slaughter February 2, 2014 5:15 pm

Elephant slaughter

In Pretoria, South Africa, recent statistics suggest that African poachers kill one of these huge animals every 15 minutes.   Jorge V. Jaime   [...]
 
 
 

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