PKK extends unilateral ceasefire

Post Views: 0 Head of the Executive Committee of the Kurdistan Democratic Confederation Murat Karayilan stated that they have extended the unilateral ceasefire declared on 13 August for another month. “The ceasefire will be reviewed in a month time and

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Massive Protest March in Brussels Rejects European Austerity Plans 0

Post Views: 0 More than 100,000 trade unionists from throughout Europe took to the streets of Brussels today to oppose austerity measures which, if governments do not change direction, will have disastrous social and economic results. Parallel national protests taking

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The United States of income inequality 0

Post Views: 0 iStockphoto Understanding American anger: From Nixon to Obama, the gap between the rich and the poor keeps getting worse In 1968, reports Hope Yen for the Associated Press, the ratio expressing the share of wealth taken home

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EU to Launch Legal Action Against France 0

Post Views: 0 Roma Expulsions RowEU to Launch Legal Action Against France  AP The Stan family, Romas from Romania, in the village of Cenon, near Bordeaux, France: The European Commission is launching legal action against France over its expulsion of

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Heavy security for India Ayodhya site ruling 0

Post Views: 1 Heavy security for India Ayodhya site ruling   Security is tight in Ayodhya ahead of the court order Nearly 200,000 security personnel are being deployed in northern India ahead of a court ruling on the long-running Ayodhya

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Pressure mounts on Israel, accused of suppressing footage 0

Post Views: 0 Pressure mounts on Israel, accused of suppressing footage   International pressure on Israel is likely to grow as an expert panel investigating Israel’s boarding of a Gaza-bound aid flotilla four months ago has said Israel is suppressing

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ALL AT SEA – THE ABUSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABOARD ILLEGAL FISHING VESSELS 0

Post Views: 2 ALL AT SEA – THE ABUSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABOARD ILLEGAL FISHING VESSELS  In the year that the International Maritime Organization has designated “The Year of the Seafarer”, a new report published today by the Environmental Justice

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‘Slavery’ uncovered on trawlers fishing for Europe 0

Post Views: 3 ‘Slavery’ uncovered on trawlers fishing for Europe Exclusive: EJF find conditions including incarceration, violence, and confinement on board for months or even years Felicity Lawrence The trawlers have mostly been identified engaging in pirate fishing off west

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Saudi Arabia: Reform’s Uncertain Future 0

Post Views: 0 Saudi Arabia: Reform’s Uncertain Future King Abdullah Should Institutionalize Human Rights Protections King Abdullah and Crown Prince Sultan with Saudi women in the southwestern city of Najran. © 2010 AFP/Getty Images (New York) – King Abdullah should

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Karzai sets up body for peace talks 0

Post Views: 0 Karzai sets up body for peace talks Afghan president announces 68-member ‘high council for peace’ for holding talks with Taliban and other armed groups.Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, has appointed a high-level peace council to hold talks with the

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