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OUR APPROACH PDF Print E-mail
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Among its 'campaigns', the SOLON NGO includes and makes known the campaigns of all the NGOs, as well as those of the Panhellenic Network of Ecological Organisations, of which it is a member, of the Network of Voluntary Organisations, and other collective agencies of which it is also a member - as well as others. Campaigns such as those which concern genetically modified products, and climate change, together with political campaigns as regards issues of promoting democracy, political and intellectual freedom, and peace are promoted. This column is an open forum for all those who also wish to propose campaigns through our website. It is open to such an approach, just as it is open to the monitoring or coverage of events when this emerges as a responsible position.

 
Myanmar must release all prisoners of conscience PDF Print E-mail
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Myanmar1Myanmar released more than 6000 prisoners on 12 October 2011. But only about 200 of those released were political prisoners, including prisoners of conscience—that is, people held solely for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association.
The government of Myanmar needs to release all prisoners of conscience immediately.

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Libya: NTC must take control to prevent spiral of abuses PDF Print E-mail
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Amnesty_International-1AI Index: PRE01/454/2011
The National Transitional Council (NTC) must get a grip on armed anti-Gaddafi groups to stop reprisal attacks and arbitrary arrests, Amnesty International warned as it released a major report into human rights violations during the Libyan conflict.

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36 hours to end ocean clear-cuts Print E-mail
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1559_1560_bottom-trawling_1_460x230Our oceans are being systematically destroyed, and we have 36 hours to raise the alarm. The seafood industry uses long chains of heavy metal disks to drag nets across the sea floor in search of fish, crushing everything in their path. This bottom-trawling is like clear-cutting a forest to catch a parrot -- and only our outcry can stop it.

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International call for food reserves PDF Print E-mail
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International Call for Food Reserves, Brussels, 1-2 June 2010Decisive action is needed to address structural causes of food insecurity and prevent a repeat of recent food price spikes. In Brussels, June 1–2, IATP—along with Collectif Stratégies Alimentaires and Oxfam Solidarity—will host a seminar with experts, government officials, farmers organizations and NGOs looking at the challenges and opportunities linked to food reserves, and making recommendations for how to put an effective reserves system in place. Read the full text below. 
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