Category Archives: News

France | French lawmakers approve total ban of mobile phone use at schools

The National Assembly on Thursday approved a law to impose a total ban of mobile phone use in the country’s primary and middle schools.

With the ruling “Republic On the Move” party dominating the lower house of parliament, the government won lawmakers’ green light to implement its proposal to prevent pupils aged 11 to 15 from using mobile phones in schools.

Glyphosate dans du miel : des apiculteurs portent plainte contre Monsanto

Le syndicat apicole de l’Aisne a porté plainte ce jeudi à Lyon contre le fabriquant d’herbicide Monsanto pour « administration de substances nuisibles ». Il dénonce un danger pour la santé.

World must unite against ‘preventable tragedy’ of ocean pollution: UN chief

From carrying your own water bottle, to volunteering for a local clean-up, everybody needs to do something to stop plastic pollution from getting into the world’s oceans, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his message for World Oceans Day.

Ukraine | Interview with Igor Guschwa, Ukrainian journalist who fled to Austria seeking political asylum

Published in Jungewelt (Germany), June 2, 2018 (translation from original German to English by A Socialist In Canada)

Igor Guschwa is editor-in-chief of the Ukrainian Internet news publication Strana.ua. In February 2018, fearing for his life, he fled to Austria and applied for political asylum.

Rohingya Genocide: the forgotten women painted by Hannah Rose Thomas

by Milena Rampoldi

In the following a second interview with the artist Hannah Rose Thomas I already talked to about her project with Yezidi women. In this second interview I asked her questions about the Rohingya women she met and painted in Bangladesh.