Press Releases

PHI on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: “The Greatest Genocide of Humanity”.

Humanity’s greatest genocide Nothing above the human being and no human being below another human being In December 2007, the UN General Assembly declared 25 March as the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic…

Interview with Professor Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and chair of the Nobel Women’s Initiative

“We need to focus on human security for sustainable peace” Landmines are among the most insidious and cruel weapons of all, because they do not distinguish between armed soldiers, civilians or even children. According to the Landmine Monitor 2020, explosive…

Popular initiative against arms exports started

Last week the people’s initiative against arms exports presented itself at a press conference and officially started collecting signatures. The voting rate is: “Within one year, the Senate and the citizenship create a legal basis that prohibits the transport and…

Ten years of war: the world must talk about Syria again

The spotlight is elsewhere, but people are still dying in Syria and a whole generation of children does not know what it means to live in peace. On the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the conflict, we listen to…

The Athens Bar Association condemns the instances of police violence – demands speedy accountability

The Athens Bar Association expresses its strong disgust for the instances of exceeding the legal boundaries of police violence against citizens, among them lawyers, that we witnessed in the center of Athens (on 6 March 2021) and in Nea Smyrni…

Vaccines: European Citizens’ Initiative for lifting patents reaches first 100.000 threshold

The European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Right to Cure’, a coalition of over 200 European civil society organizations from 14 European countries, reached a first threshold of 100.000 signatures today. The aim of the initiative is to push a legislative proposal to…

ICRC: Millions of young Syrians paid heavy toll during “decade of savage loss”

As the crisis in Syria moves into its second decade, a survey commissioned by the International Committee of the Red Cross highlights the heavy price paid by young Syrians. 1,400 Syrians between the ages of 18-25 were surveyed in Syria,…

Nuclear weapon facilities to expand in New Mexico

LANL leases second office complex in Santa Fe as nuclear weapons growth pushes admin staff off “The Hill” 2,000 more staff needed for “24/7” plutonium “pit” production mission for only 20 pits/year Today Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has announced…

Women’s day: equality starts at the school desk

Worldwide, only 27% of refugee girls receive secondary education, but it is through the education of women that all of society can improve. Learn about Still I Rise’s strategy for women’s inclusion and empowerment. Every 8th of March we talk…

Amnesty International statement on Aleksei Navalny

Amnesty International defines a prisoner of conscience (POC) as a person who has been deprived of their liberty solely because of their conscientiously held beliefs, or for discriminatory reasons relating to their ethnicity, sexuality, gender, or other identity, who has not used violence or advocated…

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