Nuclear Insanity 0

Fukushima has raised, once again, the perennial questions about human fallibility and human frailty, about human hubris and man’s arrogance in thinking he can control nature. The earthquakes, the tsunami, the meltdown at Japan’s nuclear power plant are nature’s reminders

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Interview with Noam Chomsky 0

Frank Barat poses questions from artists, activists and journalists, on Egypt, corporate power, Palestine and more. For his second interview in less than a year with Professor Noam Chomsky (the first one took place in Cambridge in September 2010 and

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I HAVE A DREAM – Iñaki Egaña 0

              En agosto de 1963, ya ha pasado tiempo, Martin Luther King ofrecía el discurso que lo transportó a la eternidad: “I have a dream” (Yo tengo un sueño). Fue en Washington, en una

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Bosnia: Mladic Arrest Ends Reign of Impunity 0

(New York) – The arrest of notorious fugitive Ratko Mladic almost 16 years after his indictment for genocide shows that no one is beyond the reach of the law, Human Rights Watch said today. Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb army

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Vietnam: Free Maverick Legal Activist 0

    Dr. Cu Huy Ha Vu is escorted by police after his trial by the Hanoi People’s Court on April 4, 2011. Cu Huy Ha Vu’s Sentencing Opens Landmark

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Egypt to open Rafah crossing permanently 0

Palestinians wait before crossing into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing on Thursday, May 26, 2011. Egypt’s decision Wednesday to end its blockade of Gaza by opening the only crossing to the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory this weekend could ease the

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Ratko Mladic arrested, Serbian president confirms 0

Ratko Mladic (left), pictured with Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic in 1994, has been arrested in Serbia. Photograph: Reuters Former Bosnian Serb commander wanted for war crimes, including Srebrenica massacre, to be extradited to UN tribunal

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Un paso atrás con el medio ambiente 0

DIPUTADOS EN BRASIL APRUEBAN UN POLEMICO PROYECTO Brasil retrocedió en su política medioambiental, levantando restricciones a la deforestación de la selva amazónica. La Cámara de Diputados dio media sanción al Código Forestal, y será vetado parcialmente por la presidente Dilma

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G8 leaders urged to champion human rights in the Middle East and North Africa 0

Foreign Ministers of the G8 countries meet in Paris ahead of this week’s Summit© US Department of State Leaders of the G8 industrialized nations should take bold action to support human rights in the Middle East and North Africa following

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La crisis libia sigue sin apagarse 0

Los ecos mediáticos de la llamada “primavera árabe” parece que se apagan, al menso en relación con algunas de las realidades que han venido ocupando las noticias en los meses anteriores. Mientras que algunas cancillerías occidentales siguen empeñadas en presentarnos

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