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Press conference on the right to know tabled at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Press conference on the right to know tabled at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

After more than five years of activities conducted mainly in Europe, but with far-reaching implications in all corners of the world – in China, Hong-Kong, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Venezuela, the Middle East, plus the difficult situation of Poland and Hungary – the Radical Party, the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, The Syracuse International Institute and the

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Judge Mazur: “In Poland the subjugation of the judiciary to the executive is a harsh reality”

Judge Mazur: “In Poland the subjugation of the judiciary to the executive is a harsh reality”

On 6 September, Senator Roberto Rampi and Matteo Angioli met judge Dariusz Mazur from the district of Krawkow. What follows is the interview to judge Mazur by Matteo Angioli, broadcasted by Radio Radicale. Matteo Angioli: Dariusz Mazur is a judge from the district of Krakow, in Poland, actively engaged against the governmental reform of the judiciary that has occurred in

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European Banks Implicated in Cambodia’s Microcredit Scandal

European Banks Implicated in Cambodia’s Microcredit Scandal

What follows is a piece by Sam Rainsy published by The Brussels Times on 6 July The unfolding microcredit scandal in Cambodia involves two well-respected European banks, BRED in France and Triodos Bank in the Netherlands. Both subscribe to the concept of “ethical banking”. But each has a stake of 12.5% in ACLEDA, Cambodia’s biggest commercial bank and the local

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CHINA: NEW REPORT ON THE CCP’S CAMPAIGN TO SUPPRESS UYGHUR BIRTHRATES IN XINJIANG

CHINA: NEW REPORT ON THE CCP’S CAMPAIGN TO SUPPRESS UYGHUR BIRTHRATES IN XINJIANG

  IPAC releases report on sterilisation of Muslim minorities in China; commits to political action Wed. July 1st, 12 AM: Press conference at Italian Senate New evidence suggesting that the Chinese Government is pursuing a birth-prevention program targeted at Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region, was released today by the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) and in its Italian version

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Armando Armas: Is Hong Kong the New Tiananmen?

Armando Armas: Is Hong Kong the New Tiananmen?

What follow is the English version of an article by Armando Armas, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of Venezuela and honorary member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, published on June 7 in La Gran Epoca on the repression in Hong Kong, and the abuse of violence by the Chinese

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Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China launched

Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China launched

The membership of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China has ballooned to over 100 legislators from 13 countries, in under a week. The rise makes the alliance the single largest bloc of politicians concerned about the rise of China. At the time of launching, on 6 June, the alliance was made up of 18 legislators from 9 countries. It now stands

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Embajador Giulio Terzi escribe al Presidente Juan Guaidó

Embajador Giulio Terzi escribe al Presidente Juan Guaidó

Carta enviada en ocasión del foro: “Venezuela, esperanzas y lecciones. Hacia un nuevo relato democràtico en America Latina” (English version below) Roma, 11 de Junio 2020 Excelentisimo Presidente Juan Gerardo Guaidò Marquéz, Estimado Comisionado Julio Andrés Borges, Su Excelencia Embajador Antonio Ecarri, Antes de todo, los agradezco inmensamente por organizar una tan prestigiosa conferencia, que es una vez mas testimonio

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Italian MPs support an international appeal for Hong Kong

Italian MPs support an international appeal for Hong Kong

Lord Chris Patten, the last British governor of Hong Kong, has called for a United Nations special envoy to be appointed to defend human rights in the city amid a growing international outcry against China’s move to impose a controversial national security law intended to crush dissent. “The establishment of an international contact group to coordinate a global response would

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