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Will the EU Become a Criminal Union Tomorrow?

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Lund, Sweden, Mar 17 (IPS) - The EUropean Union – a criminal?

The EU that has peace as it's top goal and received Nobel's Peace Prize?

The EU with Schengen and Dublin?

Myanmar's Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis

Thursday, March 17, 2016

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Mar 17 (IPS) - The persisting humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar has been a global concern after two bouts of organised mass violence against them in 2012. While the Rohingya persecution has been going on for nearly four decades, Myanmar's reforms launched in 2011 facilitated the international media's coverage of the mass violence.

A “Colombian Triangle” for Daesh in Libya?

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

MADRID, Mar 16 (IPS) - Besieged by US, UK, French, Russian and Syrian war crafts and ground intelligence, both in Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (Daesh from its original acronym in Arabic) has reportedly been searching for a new base in the North of Africa, specifically in Libya, in what has been called the "Colombian Triangle."

Are We Entering Into a Long Term Stagnation?

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

ROME, Mar 15 (IPS) - Larry Summers, Clinton's minister of treasury, has made few friends in life. At that time, he was instrumental in eliminating the Glass Stegall Banking Law, which since 1933 separated the bank's customer deposits from the financial activities of the Stock Exchange, releasing a flood of money which created the present monster financial system.

‘Worse Than World War I’

Monday, March 14, 2016

MADRID, Mar 14 (IPS) - When the leaders of 28 European states enjoy again this week their exclusive flights, luxurious suites and official limousines, to meet for a new summit in Brussels to adopt a final decision on their proposed plan of using refugees as bargaining chips, 20.000 Syrians will most probably be still starving in the Idomeni camp in Greece, in a situation that has been described as "worse than World War I."

Can Europe Survive – Back to a Better Yesterday?

Friday, March 11, 2016

ROME, Mar 11 (IPS) - The last formal act of European disintegration was the last negotiation between 28 European leaders and the Prime Minister of Turkey. The deal, against all international treaties, is a total capitulation to European values. Europe will give Turkey 6 billion dollars, and in exchange Turkey will keep refugees from coming to Europe. Or better, will screen everybody, and send to Europe only the Syrians who are eligible for political asylum.

Palestinian Refugees from Syria

Friday, March 11, 2016

GAZA, Palestine, Mar 11 (IPS) - In the safety of his sister's bare flat in Beit Hanoun, Gaza, 42 year-old Iyad Yusef still shakes his head in disbelief when he recounts the journey that from war-torn Syria, brought him and his family to the relative safety of the blockaded strip.

Clean Clothes – Fashion Free of Slave Labour in Argentina

Thursday, March 10, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Mar 10 (IPS) - In Argentina, there are now 20 brand names that guarantee that their garments are produced by workers in decent working conditions, thanks to the Clean Clothes network, aimed at eradicating slave labour in the garment industry, which illegally employs some 30,000 people in sweatshops around the country.

“Take My Iraqis and Give Me Some Syrians” - Europe to Turkey

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

MADRID, Mar 08 (IPS) - In a yet another violation of international laws and their own human values, 28 European countries have just agreed with Turkey to open a new "bazaar" of refugees, this time using the old barter system. i.e. Iraqis and Afghans in exchange of Syrians.

Border Restrictions Violate 1951 Refugee Convention

Thursday, March 03, 2016

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 03 (IPS) - When the United Nations commemorated "Zero Discrimination Day" on March 1, there was an implicit commitment by the 193 member states to abhor all forms of discrimination – including against women, minorities, indigenous people, gays and lesbians and those suffering from AIDS.

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