On Monday October 19th', in cooperation with the ECCHR - European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, were held two pannel discussions on Guantanmo Bay and torture followed by the screening of Taxi to the Dark Side' (2007) . This film examines the American policy on torture and interrogation in general, and specifically the CIA's use of torture and their research into sensory deprivation. It includes arguments opposing the use of torture on political and military opponents, as well as defenses of such methods, attempts by the congress to uphold the standards of the Geneva Convention forbidding torture, and popularization of the use of torture techniques in shows like the TV series '24'.
ANKARA - Three weeks before the national elections, two bombs exploded in Ankara during a peace demonstration, killing 97 people and wounding 248.
NEW YORK/UNITED NATIONS - In a historic and unparalleled step, 193 countries agreed to reach the 17 Global Goals to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and fix climate change by the year 2030.
The UN Global Goals may be our last chance to save humanity and the planet. They shall achieve 3 crucial things in the next 15 years. End Extreme Poverty. Fight Inequality & Injustice. Fix Climate Change.
193 world leaders and UN member states will gather with the support of the Pope and commit to the Global Goals 2015 - 2030.