For a new human right: the Right to Know

For a new human right: the Right to Know

Today the Nonviolent Radical Party, No Peace Without Justice and Hands Off Cain launch a crowd funding campaign aimed at the organisation of...

RNN 56: Crowd funding for the Rule of Law: NOW!

RNN 56: Crowd funding for the Rule of Law: NOW!

In the news: Formigoni convicted again; Degree Honoris Causa to Marco Pannella; Appeal for Bahrain opposition; Euthanasia campaign continues; Moratorium in Ohia; Obama and drug policy

The written proceedings of the Conference “Rule of Law vs Reason of State” presented at Westminster

The written proceedings of the Conference “Rule of Law vs Reason of State” presented at Westminster

Last October 22 the House of Commons in the Palace of Westminster in London, hosted the presentation of the written proceedings of the Brussels Conference “Rule of Law vs Reason of State”...

12/20/2012

L’ONU appelle à l’interdiction mondiale des mutilations génitales féminines

Jeudi, les Nations Unies ont incontestablement marqué une étape historique dans la lutte pour endiguer, voire réprimer une violation manifeste et largement répandue des droits humains individuels: l'Assemblée Générale a adopté, par consensus, une résolution appelant tous les États à approuver des lois interdisant et pénalisant la pratique des mutilations génitales féminines (MGF).

12/20/2012

Banning Female Genital Mutilation - Emma Bonino on The New York Times

The fight to eliminate the scourge of female genital mutilation is breaking new ground. The United Nations General Assembly is poised to adopt a resolution on Thursday calling on all states to enact legislation banning this egregious human rights violation.

12/20/2012

Marco Pannella's hunger and thirst strike International Press Review

FROM:MTV, TV naz_ ungherese (MTI) / UPI / Sharjah-UAE: Gulf Today (AFP) / TAZ "die Tageszeitung" (Berlino) / DPA / El Siglo de Durango (Mexico) / Terra_com / Hn Online (Ecopress group Bratislava/ ag_ TASR) / Magyar Nemzet (MTI) / Tribune de Geneve, Lausanne: Le Matin 24 Heures (AFP/Newsnet) / China Times (Taiwan) / Notimex (Mexico)/ radio svizzera int_ (AFP portoguese)/ RTL Belgio (ag_Belga)/ Radio int_ Ollandese serv_ spagnolo (ANP/AFP) / 
12/10/2012

Brussels Antenna of the Radical Party joined the Tibetan gathering atSchuman and march to the Chinese Embassy (6 km)

On Human Rights Day 2012 Tibetans all over the world will be protesting to show solidarity towards Tibetans inside Tibet as the wave of self-immolation continuing in Tibet reached 92 under Chinese Government’s repressive policies. Tibetan organizations and Tibet support groups in Belgium are jointly organizing this demonstration to intensify efforts to convince the Chinese government to resolve the issue of Tibet through dialogue.

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11/26/2012

Ban FGM Campaign: Draft resolution adopted by the UNGA Third Committee is a landmark step in global efforts to put an end to this human rights violation

Today the Social, Humanitarian Cultural Affairs Committee (commonly referred to as the Third Committee) of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted the draft resolution Intensifying Global Efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilation” submitted by the African Group at the UN last October. The UNGA is expected to consider its adoption in December in the framework of its 67th session.

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