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Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

Commemoration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

On 10 March 2018 the Global Committee for the Rule of Law "Marco Pannella" and the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty joined a commemoration in Geneva, Switzerland, to mark the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan uprising of 1959 against the Chinese occupation. The demonstration started off with a march from Jardin des Anglais to Place des Nations, in front of

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10 March demonstration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

10 March demonstration in Geneva: “Europe Stands With Tibet”

On Saturday 10 March, a delegation of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transnational (NRPTT) and the Global Committee for the Rule of Law “Marco Pannella” (GCRL) will join the event “EUROPE STANDS WITH TIBET” in Geneva, Switzerland. On the 59th anniversary of the Lhasa uprising against the Chinese occupation, which the Tibetans celebrate annually all over the world, pro-Tibet organizations

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Dr Yang Jianli warns against Chinese raising influence

Dr Yang Jianli warns against Chinese raising influence

Saturday 24 February, Chinese scholar and human rights defender Dr. Jianli Yang was in Italy after having participated at the UN opening of the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, alongside other prominent human rights defenders. He drew attention to the increasing influence exerted by China on a global scale and stressed the need to promote the universal value of the

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Demonstration in support of Venezuela’s opposition

Demonstration in support of Venezuela’s opposition

Wednesday 21 February GCRL President Giulio Terzi took part in the demonstration #SOSVenezuela held in front of the Italian Parliament to show support and friendship to the Venezuelan people and to demand that the deteriorating situation in the South American country be urgently addressed by the Italian authorities. President Terzi was joined by Secretary General Matteo Angioli and by the

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Ahmet Altan: “The Rule of Law in Turkey is Dead”

Ahmet Altan: “The Rule of Law in Turkey is Dead”

On Friday 16 February, the maximum penalty requested by the Public Prosecutor of the 26th Istanbul Criminal Court was inflicted on the world-renowned intellectuals Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak and four other writers and journalists. It is the aggravated life sentence. They were convicted of “subversion of the constitutional order of the Republic of Turkey, belonging to a terrorist

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EU Ombudsman: citizens have the right to know

EU Ombudsman: citizens have the right to know

Following an 11-month inquiry, European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, issued on 13 February a recommendation relating to the transparency of the Council legislative process. As Mrs O’Reilly puts it: “EU citizens have a treaty-based right to participate in the democratic life of the Union. Citizens cannot properly exercise this right unless the EU legislative process is sufficiently open to allow citizens to

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