Torture still goes on in Turkish jails

Post Views: 13 One more news of torture from Tekirda? F Type prison sadly famous for torturing political prisoners. It has emerged that prisoners Ahmet Burak Ery?ld?r?m, Serhat Tüzer and Kemal Avc? in Tekirda? No 2 F Type prison have

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A Central Asian tinderbox

Post Views: 9 A Central Asian tinderboxBy Roman MuzalevskyEthnic violence between Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks in southern Kyrgyzstan has left hundreds dead, while thousands of people have fled the conflict zones to neighbouring Uzbekistan.Both the UN and the interim government – which

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The ITUC – representing workers in the globalised economy

Post Views: 14 ITUC General Secretary Guy Ryder today presented the theme report of the second ITUC World Congress “Now the People – From the Crisis to Global Justice”. Silence fell over the packed plenary room at the Vancouver Convention

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UN chief sets up panel on Sri Lanka war 0

Post Views: 4 The UN secretary general has set up a panel to look into alleged human rights abuses during the final stages of Sri Lanka’s civil war in 2009. Ban Ki-moon’s spokesman said the three-man panel would advise on

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Convenience food changes could save ‘thousands of lives’

Post Views: 200 Convenience food changes could save ‘thousands of lives’Sarah Boseley, health editorTens of thousands of lives could be saved if major changes were made to processed and convenience foods, the UK’s leading health watchdog will say today, challenging

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Spain: Migrant Children at Risk 0

Post Views: 3 Abolish Emergency Regime for Unaccompanied Children in Canary Islands(Geneva) – The Canary Islands government’s decision to keep more than 250 unaccompanied migrant children in unregulated emergency shelters puts the children at risk and threatens their well-being, Human

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¿El fin del Capitalismo “amable”? 0

Post Views: 1 La posible caida de los últimos bastiones de la Europa SocialA principios del siglo XIX el canciller austriaco von Metternich había propuesto la necesidad de instaurar un Concierto Europeo supranacional, por encima de los intereses de cada

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Embargoes and Blockades used as a Method of Warfare 0

Post Views: 1 Project for Pitiless Centuries“I listen to the blackbird. A song for those who died.Now it is still all left to do. So as not to lose sight of the goal, which is to lift the brutal blockade

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What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism

Post Views: 2 For those concerned with the fate of the earth, the time has come to face facts: not simply the dire reality of climate change but also the pressing need for social-system change. The failure to arrive at

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Gulf oil spill: A hole in the world

Post Views: 9 The Deepwater Horizon disaster is not just an industrial accident – it is a violent wound inflicted on the Earth itself. In this special report from the Gulf coast, a leading author and activist shows how it

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