by Felipe Milanez The premier of the movie Ex-Shaman by Luiz Bolognesi at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival becomes the occasion for spreading a manifesto by Indigenous People of Brazil denouncing racism, violence and the loss of traditional knowledge: Shamans must exist and be respected, before it is too late, the world is devoid … Continue reading More Shamans, less intolerance! An Indigenous Manifesto at Berlin Film Festival
"If the insufficient supply of housing and excessive increase in prices continues we will continue to witness a loss of local population and the collapse of numerous local communities that give colour and life to the city." TO BUILD A LISBON FOR ALL! * OPEN LETTER TO THE GOVERNMENT, DEPUTIES, THE LISBON CITY HALL AND … Continue reading Open Letter: Living in Lisbon
This is a petition* addressing the dissolution of the Centre of Cultural Studies (CCS) at Goldsmiths, University of London. Its aim is to attract public attention to the conditions which led to this decision.
The ENTITLE (European Network of Political Ecology) collective is deeply concerned about recent infringements of academic freedom in Turkey and repudiates the purge of Turkey's universities. We are in solidarity with threatened institutions, academics and staff and call for the respect of institutional autonomy, freedom of speech and human rights. In the aftermath of the military coup attempt on 15 July, … Continue reading Solidarity with Turkey’s universities and academics under threat
The assassination of Berta Cáceres has galvanised environmental justice and human rights organisations around the world. The ENTITLE collective joins this international condemnation. Read more and sign the petition to show your support, to be used in mobilisations at Honduran embassies and consulates in the coming days, and at next week's session of the UN … Continue reading International call to condemn the murder of indigenous leader Berta Cáceres in Honduras
I am not closer to Giulio if I am Italian, Marxist, or studying unions. I can be Giulio tomorrow just because I am a researcher. Last week Giulio Regeni, a colleague and fellow researcher on fieldwork in Egypt was tortured to death for days. His body was discovered on Wednesday 3 February 2016, dumped on … Continue reading Giulio Regeni – We need a bigger protest to express our indignation
Petition in solidarity with the afro-ecuadorian ancestral community of La Chiquita and the Awá indigenous community of Guadalito versus two oil palm companies of the San Lorenzo Cantón, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador.* (Para la versión española de la petición, pulse aquí. Para a versão em português da petição, clique aquí.) Dear Friends, In this moment the first civil … Continue reading A Portrait of Human and Environmental Devastation — Stop the Invisibilization!!! Petition
Achieving substantial peace within Turkey and in the Middle East depends upon a thorough revision of war policies by all governments contracted with the Turkish regime and a genuine commitment to the de-escalation of militarization, including the cancellation of arms deals that support the violent suppression of democracy. [The following statement was released on 17 October 2015 … Continue reading Call by Academics for International Solidarity after the Ankara Bombing