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At UN Amal Clooney Calls For Journalists Release by Myanmar Whose Aung San Suu Kyi Cites Sovereignty

Sep 29, 2018 Celebrities, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, September 28, 2018 – Amal Clooney Participated on a Side Event on Press Behind Bars: Undermining Justice and Democracy today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photos: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock UNITED NATIONS — At the UN on September 28, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney called for the release of journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo by Myanmar, which detained them in December 2017 while they were investigating the murder of Rohingya men and boys in the Rakhine State village of Inn Din. “Police planted government documents on the journalists while [Read More]

At UN For Earth Day, Climate Hero Comic Book By 21-Year Old From India Is Celebrated, 2015 Chennai Floods Turned Into Art

Apr 20, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 19 2018 – Sona Sridhar, 21-year-old artist from India, winner of the first ever UNICEF Climate Comic Contest launching her comic book on climate change during the Event entitled “Youth Power the Planet: an SDG Activate Talk to Celebrate Earth Day” on the occasion of International Mother Earth Day (22 April) today at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire   By Kurt Wheelock To celebrate Earth Day 2018, on April 19 at the United Nations there was the distribution of a comic book by Sona Sridhar, a 21-year-old artist from [Read More]

Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at NYC Gay Pride March

Jun 27, 2016 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

New York, June 26 2016 Mayor Bill de Blasio: Everything we could have asked for in terms of the day to celebrate everything this city stands for; to celebrate the most vibrant LGBT community anywhere in the country; to celebrate a city that believes in respect for all people and inclusion. That is what we say – when we talk about New York values – our values are inclusion, tolerance, understanding, diversity. That’s what we believe in. That’s what we celebrate today.   Chirlane and I have marched in many, many Pride Parades, but this one will be truly special. [Read More]

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