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Michael Bloomberg Joins 2020 Democratic Field for White House

by John Dee #Democrats twitter@gaiaitaliacom #WhiteHouse   FInally he said “Yes”. Michael Bloomberg brings his huge personal fortune and decided to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. Former New York City Mayor announced he will join the race on Sunday 24th. His decision adds new uncertainty to a confused Democratic Party still uncertain about what to do to ...

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Democrats Won Virginia (and Trump doesn’t feel good)

by G.G. #Virginia twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Democrats   Democrats won complete control of the Virginia government for the first time in decades on Tuesday and claimed a narrow victory in the Kentucky governor’s race. President Trumps doesn’t feel very good indeed while Republicans are struggling and he’s becoming increasingly unpopular. Democrats captured both chambers of the legislature in Virginia. it’s a good ...

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House approved a resolution that sets out rules for president Trump’s impeachment

by John Dee #USA twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Impeachment   A strongly divided House of Representatives voted 232-196 on Thursday to endorse the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The vote is an historic action that set up a critical new public phase of the process of impeachment and  the resolution outlines the rights and procedures that will guide the process from here on ...

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HRW, in Cameroon Security Forces Kill Civilians and Rape Woman

by Gaiaitalia.com #HRW twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Africa   According to HRW‘s informations Cameroonian security forces have killed at least four civilians and raped one woman since mid-June 2019 during security operations in the North-West region of the country. Between the killed an elderly man with a physical disability and a young man with a mental disability. According to witnesses interviewed by HRW activists ...

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Botswana decriminalizes homosexuality

di Pablo “Pibe” Ruiz #Botswana twitter@gaiaitaliacom #LGBTI   According to HRW’s daily briefs Botswana deciminalizes homosexuality after a High Court’s ruling that scrapped the country’s anti-gay laws and rejected the imposition of up to seven years in prison for same-sex relationships, because they are unconstitutional. It’s another enourmous change for African LGBTI people after a similar constitutional challenge in Kenya last month: “Private ...

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The first pic of a Black Hole’s shaken scientists imagination

by Gaiaitaliaenglishnews #science twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #space   A picture of a black hole resident about 54 million light-years from Earth’s been taken by an international scientific team on Wednesday: the picture take announced a milestone in astrophysics – is been the first-black-hole-photo ever black hole. Scientists used a global network of telescopes to gain insight into ...

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Al Jazeera wins 49 prizes at New York awards festival

by G.G. #englishnews twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #media   Al Jazeera Media Network has scooped an incredible record number of prizes – 49! – at the prestigious New York Festivals TV and Films awards; between them the Broadcaster of the Year award for Al Jazeera English, which it won for a third consecutive year. Judges awarded the Qatar-based network ...

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Burkina Faso: Atrocities by Armed Islamists and Security Forces in northern Sahel Region

by Gaiaitalia.com English #HumanRights twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #HRW     According to HRW official site islamist armed groups and security forces have left deads and created widespread fear and displacement in the northern Sahel Region in Burkina Faso, as Human Rights Watch wrote in a press report released the last 22nd, march. According to the report the ...

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Islands: Four (fine) stories by Gabriella Vittoria Romano

by E.T. #Books twitter@iiiiiTiiiii #Islands   Already published in Italy by Kokoroko, “Islands” is a fine book elegantly written by Gabriella Vittoria Romano, a very nice italian woman living in Rome who’s now publishing “Island, four stories” in english for her international première thanks to the translation of Maria A. Stamp. Islands is a collection of ...

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HRW: South Korea’s Military “Sodomy” Law Violates Rights

by HRW #Asia twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #SouthKorea     A press note from HRW’s official site informs about South Korea’s law that bans same-sex conduct for soldiers wich violates its international human rights obligations and should be repealed – as Human Rights Watch said in an amicus brief submitted to the country’s Constitutional Court. Domestic and international human rights ...

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