Yearly Archives: 2019

Europe needs to take back its fight against anti-semitism. Intervention by Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata

Europe needs to take back its fight against anti-semitism. Intervention by Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata

Israel, a country that is an integral part of Europe and its values, has taken the initiative to present to the European Parliament a complaint report on what has been hiding for years “Behind the Mask” of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, explaining how this kind of campaigns act as soil for the plant of anti-Semitic hatred, radicalization

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Rampi and Angioli: “Why we will escort Sam Rainsy in Cambodia on the 9th of November”

Rampi and Angioli: “Why we will escort Sam Rainsy in Cambodia on the 9th of November”

After Sam Rainsy, exiled president of the leading party of the Cambodian democratic opposition (Cambodia National Rescue Party, CNRP) and honorary president of the Radical Party, announced his intention to return to Cambodia on Independence Day, the 9th of November, the 34-year-old government led by the former Khmer Rouge Hun Sen set into motion its resources instructing every lawyer, policeman

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The European Parliament and the Radical Party at the UN raise human rights issues in Iran

The European Parliament and the Radical Party at the UN raise human rights issues in Iran

Thursday September 19, during its plenary session in Strasbourg, an overwhelming majority of the European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning the continuing human rights violations in Iran. With 608 votes in favour, 7 against, and 46 abstentions, the European Parliament calls on the Iranian authorities to unconditionally release all arbitrarily jailed women’s rights defenders protesting against the hijab being compulsory,

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Why the resignation speech by Speaker Bercow matters

Why the resignation speech by Speaker Bercow matters

On 9 and 12 September John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, gave two extremely important speeches in terms of promotion and defence of the rule of law and parliamentary democracy. Anybody attaching great value to those issues will hardly remain deaf to the words spoken by Mr. Speaker. The first speech is the one in which he announced

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Sam Rainsy: Why I have decided to return to Cambodia

Sam Rainsy: Why I have decided to return to Cambodia

On 7 September, Sam Rainsy, co-founder and acting president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, Honorary president of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty and Honorary Member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” issued the following statement from Paris, where he lives in self-imposed exile. Exile has long been part of my life; even though

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Invisible hammer hanging over British people’s head

Invisible hammer hanging over British people’s head

Operation Yellowhammer aims to mitigate the disruptive effects of Brexit within the UK, and should last about three months. It was developed by the Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS), a department of the Cabinet Office responsible for emergency planning. To better prepare the British public for the eventuality of a no deal exit, the publication of document excerpts was expected on

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Xi’s Hong Kong Options – and Ours

Xi’s Hong Kong Options – and Ours

On 7 August Yang Jianli and Aaron Rhode published an article on “The American Interest” explaining why Hong Kong can show Xi Jinping that repressing freedom is a no-win proposition. On August 5, a day of unprecedented strikes and demonstrations, thousands of mostly young Hong Kongers gathered around the offices of the Legislative Council, near Admiralty station on Hong Kong

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A Special Relationship and a Special Responsibility to Stop Iranian Aggression Together

A Special Relationship and a Special Responsibility to Stop Iranian Aggression Together

United Against Nuclear Iran published several recommendations for a joint U.S.-U.K. Iran Strategy. As Boris Johnson takes over as prime minister of the United Kingdom and Dominic Raab begins his tenure as foreign secretary, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) is releasing a strategy paper recommending ways the U.K. and the U.S. can work together to combat the Islamic Republic’s hegemonic

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