Monthly Archives: November 2020

Iran: Joint Appeal for Dr Ahmadreza Djalali

Iran: Joint Appeal for Dr Ahmadreza Djalali

JOINT APPEAL FOR DOCTOR AHMADREZA DJALALI The Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” and its President Amb. Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, the Federazione italiana Diritti Umani (FIDU) and eight other organisations are calling on the European Union for immediate action in support of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali, sentenced to death in Iran and currently at grave risk of

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Cambodia: new trial against the democratic opposition

Cambodia: new trial against the democratic opposition

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – On November 26th, yet another trial is set to start against 140 members of the Cambodia National Rescua Party (CNRP), officially dissolved after a Constitutional Court ruling in 2017, in a move called “the end of democracy” in Cambodia, effectively eliminating the entire democratic opposition in the country. This decision, followed also by the arrest of

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The Value of Freedom: Burning Questions for Hong Kongers

The Value of Freedom: Burning Questions for Hong Kongers

Lecture at the Senate of the Italian Republic By Joshua Wong Rome, November 18, 2020 – Almost exactly one year after Joshua Wong’s first hearing at the Senate of the Italian Republic, causing a diplomatic row between Members of the Italian Parliament and the Chinese Ambassador to Italy who had accused them of “making a grave error” and “acting irresponsabily”,

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Solidarity with Hong Kong’s Pan-Democratic Legislators

Solidarity with Hong Kong’s Pan-Democratic Legislators

Joint Declaration: full solidarity with Hong Kong’s Pan-democratic Legislators On November 11, 2020, the adoption of a new resolution by China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) allowed the Hong Kong Executive to immediately disqualify four Members of the Legislative Council without the possibility of judicial appeal. The four pan-dem Legislators Alvin Yeung, Dennis Kwok, Kwok Ka-ki and Kenneth Leung

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US Democracy is alive and kicking

US Democracy is alive and kicking

Statement by Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata and Matteo Angioli, respectively President and Secretary General of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, on the US elections and the victory of Democratic candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice President. With the election of Joe Biden as 46th President of the United States, an election

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October 2020

October 2020

PHOTO OF THE MONTH – Brussels, 23 October 2020: sit-in by activists of the Cambodian opposition in Europe and the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Tranaparty in front of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China Dear friend, the monthly newsletter of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” is back with a full range of news

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Propaganda made in China: Italy at a crossroads

Propaganda made in China: Italy at a crossroads

In Italy, China is no longer a mere news item: it directly makes the news. In a sector continuously struggling for its survival, the staggering number of secret agreements with CCP media outlets should be of huge concern. The analysis by Laura Harth published by Formiche.net We have written multiple times about the fundamental role of information to counter the

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