Initial reflections on the UN decision to establish a multilateral legal framework for the processes of public debt restructuring

                                Jubilee South / Americas, Lutheran World Federation Program on Illegitimate Debt and Ecological Justice, CADTM-AYNA Since the imposition of the economic policies of the last dictatorship[1], the Argentine people have continued to suffer the impacts and consequences of the debt […]

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Lecture by H.E President Mahmoud Abbas Cooper Union New York

State of Palestine Palestine Liberation Organization   Lecture by H.E President Mahmoud Abbas Cooper Union New York   September 22, 2014  President Bharucha, Mr. Clark distinguished faculty and guests, religious leaders, dear students and members of the Cooper Union community, thank you for this opportunity to speak at one of the world’s most distinguished Colleges. […]

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SPECIAL REPORT II GAZA UNDER FIRE Israel’s Criminal Assault on the Occupied State of Palestine

State of Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Negotiation Affairs Department 22 August 2014 OVERVIEW  – Statistics after 48 days of the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip (July 6th – August 22nd). Since the beginning of Israel’s continues and deliberate attacks on the defenseless Palestinian civilians in Gaza, Palestinian causalities and destruction of properties have been increased severely. On […]

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SPECIAL REPORT GAZA UNDER FIRE! Israel’s Criminal Assault on the Occupied State of Palestine

State of Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization, Negotiation Affairs Department. 21 August 2014 OVERVIEW Statistics after 47 days of the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip (July 6th– August 21th). Since Israel violated the latest ceasefire and withdrew its negotiations team from the ceasefire talks in Cairo, Israeli occupation forces killed at least 48 Palestinians including women and […]

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‘F*** the poor!’ is the message from a top executive at African Bank

In a terrifying glimpse this week into the dark heart of unsecured lending in South Africa, a former top executive of African Bank, Tami Sokutu, scorned the poor who were sucked into debt by easy loans from his now failed company.   Sokutu, who made more than R50-million in share options and earned another R35-million […]

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PHROC Launches an Urgent Appeal Calling for International Intervention on Behalf of Palestinian Civilians in Gaza

The Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council (PHROC) calls for an urgent intervention on behalf of the international community to protect civilian victims of the Israeli aerial bombardment and ground invasion – so-called “Operation Protective Edge” – in the Gaza Strip. As of 3 pm on 30 July, at least 1,263 Palestinian civilians had been killed, […]

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