Palestine’s own ‘Liberation Day’ is coming

    Edition 2: No. 33    Palestine’s own ‘Liberation Day’ is coming Roqayah Chamseddine* There is a fire burning beneath the ashes of occupation inPalestine; these are the flickering embers of resilience which have long advanced the people’s struggle for national liberation, and inPalestinethey continue to rage. The historical narrative of Palestinian resistance is…

Israel’s Nukes Derail U.S. Non-proliferation Goals

          Israel’s Nukes Derail U.S. Non-proliferation Goals By Victor Kattan Overview United States President Barack Obama swept into office with a powerful commitment to the cause of nuclear non-proliferation. However, the escalatingU.S.sanctions and covert actions againstIran’s alleged quest for a nuclear weapon as well as its increased military presence in the…

Seminar flays police action on Vasco ,Goa madrassa

A seminar on positive politics to empower marginalized sections of the society held at the Ravindra Bhavan here by the Popular Front of India in collaboration with Citizens Welfare Front saw speakers criticizing the recent police action against the Vasco madrassa and demanding a burial ground for the Muslim community in Margao. Director Alternatives, Ranjan Solomon created a flutter…

Round table on SEZ in Goa

Concerned citizens and citizens’ organizations representing various sections of society today unanimously expressed their concerns about the implications of having foreign enclaves within local territory in the guise of special economic zones. The meeting saw the convergence of concerns of various organizations including the Tribes of Goa, Bailancho Saad, Alternatives, Peaceful Society, PMCA (People’s Movement…

Shack Owner’s society march to CRZ office to protest non-allotment of shacks in Goa

TEAM HERALD CALANGUTE Shack owners on Friday marched to the office of Science and Technology at Saligao-Pilerne in protest against non-allotment of shacks at Baga, Mandrem and other beaches in the State. Goa Shack Owners Welfare Society General Secretary John Lobo, Cruz Cardozo, Centre for Responsible Tourism Director Fr Maverick Fernandes, Ranjan Solomon and hundreds…

The Interfaith Youth Summer Institute

Interfaith Youth Summer Institute (IYSI) 16 June 2009  The Interfaith Youth Summer Institute began with fifty youth representing Bahai, Hindu, Muslim, Christian and Buddhist faiths at the Pilar Retreat Center in Goa. The programme began with interfaith worship prepared by the delegates from various religious backgrounds. It was refreshing to see representatives of different religions…

European Nations May Investigate Bush Officials over Prisoner Treatment

European Nations May Investigate Bush Officials over Prisoner Treatment By Craig Whitlock European prosecutors are likely to investigate CIA and Bush administration officials on suspicion of violating an international ban on torture if they are not held legally accountable at home, according to U.N. officials and human rights lawyers. Many European officials and civil liberties…