OPEN LETTER TO THE HIGHEST REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC ON THE EVE OF THE VISIT TO ITALY OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN

OPEN LETTER TO THE HIGHEST REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC ON THE EVE OF THE VISIT TO ITALY OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN

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RNN 79: July 27 Nonviolent Radical Party Conference on the Rule of Law

RNN 79: July 27 Nonviolent Radical Party Conference on the Rule of Law

In the news: Conference on the Rule of Law at the Italian Senate; Della Vedova's initiative on legal cannabis; #astaradicale; Attack in Suruç, Turkey; The informal Eurogroup; Medicare; Death penalty in Zambia; War on drugs

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”...

05/21/2015

I present the Runnymede Tories

I present the Runnymede Tories

One of the commitments made by David Cameron's Conservative Party during the UK election campaign is the renewed attempt to withdraw the United Kingdom from the European Convention on Human Rights, in spite of the fact that one of the corresponding Court's main founders was Winston Churchill.

05/22/2015

Egypt condemns former President Morsi to death and hangs six alleged terrorists

ex Presidente Morsi

The death sentence for former President Morsi - the latest in over a hundred death sentences passed on members of the Muslim Brotherhood, including its spiritual leader Mohamed Badie - appears to be politically motivated and clearly fails to meet the minimum standards imposed by the Rule of Law and the guarantees for fair trial as adopted both at the international level and by Egypt itself.

05/21/2015

Another piece of Law 40 falls apart. Now let's free scientific research

Another piece of Law 40 falls apart. Now let's free scientific research

Another victory for the Luca Coscioni Association and the couples that decided not to surrender before the illogical and illiberal restrictions of Law 40 of 2004 on medically assisted procreation. Last week, the Consitutional Court cancelled another prohibition: access to assited procreation for fertile couples who are carriers of genetic diseases.

05/21/2015

My 56 marijuana plants seized, but I have not been arrested. Why?

Rita Bernardini

After numerous appeals, in the end the police did arrive. On behalf of the Public Prosecutor of Rome (Sost. Proc. Dott.ssa Silvia Sereni), on May 15 at 9 AM, a police squad searched my house and seized my cannabis plantation (56 plants). I am now under investigation for the offense under article 73 of Presidential Decree 309/90 (prohibition of cultivation of marijuana plants).