Tag Archives: Far-right

Hungary | “Almost nobody seems to care” Interview with Gáspár Miklós Tamás

In an interview, Hungarian philosopher Gáspár Miklós Tamás tells the Dissident Blog why freedom of speech and democracy are in decline in his home country.

UN slams Colombia for failing peace process, warns for international intervention

The United Nations on Friday bashed Colombia’s failures to carry out a peace process and warned for intervention of the International Criminal Court.

The international organization said it was “extremely concerned” over an increase in killing of social leaders in Colombia, and blamed disinterest and corruption for impeding peace in the country.

Ukraine | March on 8th of March. Violence in Ukraine: the Story of a Banner

Ukrainian feminist activists organized a march for women rights in the international women day and faced to right violence in the center of Kiev.

Feminist Alyona Lyasheva tells the story in her blog:

“For 8th of March we have decided to raise several problems, which women in Ukraine are faced with everyday. Among those: poverty and precarious working conditions, domestic violence, church leaders lobbying the Istanbul Convention rejection, as well as a problem turned daily experience – radical right-wing violence against feminist and LGBT+ activists.

Italy | Italian elections roundup: The centre can hold, but it is weakened

by Chris Bambery

With the possibility of another far-right leader in a European government, the left needs to get its act together

On Sunday night the Italian elite and their European counterparts went to bed clinging to one seemingly comforting thought. Even if their favoured outcome,  a return of a pro-EU, neoliberal centre-left government to office in Rome, seemed ruled out by that day’s elections, surely that old rogue, Silvio Berlusconi, could form a government in which his right-wing coalition would dominate.

Le sociocide colombien

José Antonio Gutiérrez Dantón

La situation des (non-)droits humains en Colombie est extrêmement préoccupante. Au lieu d’ouvrir la porte à la paix et à l’espoir, l’après-accord avec les FARC-EP apparaît comme une période marquée par l’incertitude et la violence. Alors qu’on fait des comptes joyeux sur la réduction des morts violentes de membres des  forces dites de sécurité, du côté des organisations et des mouvements populaires et de gauche, la réalité est terrifiante.