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Glyphosate and the EU citizen’s right to know

Glyphosate and the EU citizen’s right to know

European citizens betrayed by the Strasbourg resolution on glyphosate Carlo Triarico for Osservatore Romano The whole story surrounding the decision by the European Union to authorize the use of glyphosate, the most widespread herbicide, is truly mysterious. An affaire noire on which it is necessary to shed light. The renewal of approval of glyphosate for 5 years, voted on 27

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Central Banks in the Dock

Central Banks in the Dock

On November 11, 1997, the Bank of England took a big step toward independence, courtesy of the second reading in the House of Commons of a bill amending the Bank Act of 1946. The bill gave legislative affirmation to the decision, taken by then-Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown, to free central bank operations from governmental control. This was a

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France keeps locking up people badly

France keeps locking up people badly

Ten years after its creation, the Controller-General for Places of Deprivation of Liberty no longer has to demonstrate its legitimacy and independence. Jean-Baptiste Jacquin for Le Monde Strange birthday. While the Controller-General for Places of Deprivation of Liberty celebrates his first ten years, France’s overcrowding prisons hit a new record. With 69.307 people locked up as of November 1, in 59.151

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Ratko Mladić sentenced to life imprisonment

Ratko Mladić sentenced to life imprisonment

The International Criminal Tribunal has sentenced the former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladić to life imprisonment for the crimes committed during the bloody conflict in former Yugoslavia in 1990s. Mladić was found guilty of ten out of eleven counts of indictments including the genocide of Srebrenica occurred on 11 July 1995 where 8372 men and teenagers were massacred. This sentence

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Today democracy dies in Cambodia. Hun Sen’s crackdown on dissent continues

Today democracy dies in Cambodia. Hun Sen’s crackdown on dissent continues

[version française en bas] Statement by the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty (NRPTT) on the dissolution of the main opposition party in Cambodia. This morning, with elections scheduled for June 2018, Cambodia’s Supreme Court, composed of members politically close to the Governing Party led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, decided to dissolve the main opposition party, Cambodia National Rescue Party

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Sam Rainsy proclaims his return to the CNRP

Sam Rainsy proclaims his return to the CNRP

Statement by Sam Rainsy, member of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty and honorary member of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella”, on his decision to return to the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) as an ordinary member. Today, 15 November 2017, from Washington DC, I proclaim that I have decided to return to the CNRP as an

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The Right to Know lands at the Univeristy of Milan

The Right to Know lands at the Univeristy of Milan

“Three years ago, it was only Marco Pannella and a bunch of radicals. Today a larger number of people believe in this campaign” says Laura Harth in her speech on the campaign for the recognition of the Right to Know, the theme of the conference held on Monday at the University of Milan. Different personalities described it as the new

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