March 21st, 2019: Social Justice Horizons

Regional squares, national initiatives, and international events. March 21st, 2019 marks the XXIV edition of the Day of Memory and Commitment to remember the innocent victims of the mafias, promoted by Libera e Avviso Pubblico. It will mainly take place in Padua, but also in Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia, and the autonomous provinces of Trento Read more about March 21st, 2019: Social Justice Horizons[…]

Nobel peace prize winner calls on Congolese government to quit

Dr Denis Mukwege hits out at violence and failure to protect women in his home country Dr Denis Mukwege talks to the media after his Nobel peace prize win, at the Panzi hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photograph: Reuters The Congolese doctor named the joint winner of this year’s Nobel peace prize Read more about Nobel peace prize winner calls on Congolese government to quit[…]

60 TONS OF SPECIAL WASTE DIRECTED TO BURKINA FASO SEIZED AT SALERNO

On September 14, the ‘Guardia di Finanzia’ (‘Guard of Finances’, an Italian law enforcement agency), has seized 60 ton of special waste that was directed to Burkina Faso, stored in seven containers. The financers have recovered tires, compressors loaded with gas, car batteries and trucks, and numerous photovoltaic panels. The material was accompanied by a Read more about 60 TONS OF SPECIAL WASTE DIRECTED TO BURKINA FASO SEIZED AT SALERNO[…]

Mauritanian presidential hopeful arrested amid fears of political foul play

Campaigners voice concern over imprisonment of anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid on eve of legislative elections A prominent Mauritanian anti-slavery activist has been taken into custody before legislative elections next month in what rights groups fear is a politically-motivated move to silence opposition. Biram Dah Abeid, who heads Mauritania’s Initiative for the Resurgence of the Read more about Mauritanian presidential hopeful arrested amid fears of political foul play[…]