Europe News

Amnesty Calls for NI Law Reforms

The Irish World newspaper, which is a community paper for Irish people living in Britain, reports that Amnesty International has called on the UK government to intercede in Northern Ireland's politics and grant samesex marriage as well as the right to abortion. The province of Northern Ireland, which was split from the Republic of Ireland after the events of the Irish Civil War, is part of the UK, and has its own legislative assembly.

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Russian Dissidents Celebrated in Play

BBC Radio Four dramatised the story of Pussy Riot at the weekend, the pro-LGBT, pro-democracy feminist punk rock group who were persecuted by the Russian State and the increasingly belligerent Russian Orthodox Church for their protest at the power of Vladimir Putin, the Russian President.

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Students in Spain Unite for Proper Sex Ed

It was not widely reported in the UK, but the left wing fortnightly paper The Socialist, formerly known as Militant, says that a school strike and demonstrations, whose demands include an end to classroom sexism and homophobia, linked up young people, veteran campaigners and a w

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Belgrade Pride Gains Official Support from PM

The pro-democracy broadcaster Radio Free Europe says that the Prime Minister of Serbia and the Mayor of the Capital City, Belgrade, joined several hundred LGBT activists in a show of solidarity for a Pride March and festival in the Balkan country.

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Feminist Paper Delights Readers

The New European newspaper, which is the main voice of the anti-BREXIT movement in the UK, has received largely good feedback for its pop up “feminist” edition edited by Caroline Crialdo-Perez and featuring contributions from Samira Ahmed, Claudio Rosen and the popular lesbian cartoonist

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29
Apr

The left wing weekly paper Socialist Worker says that around one hundred thousand people have protested in Budapest against the government of Victor Orban, which is anti-gay and has also b

08
Apr

The Times newspaper reports that Victor Orban's far right wing government in Hungary is eyeing a fourth term in power at this weekend's elections.  The government has been anti-EU and anti

01
Apr

The Independent is amongst those media this weekend to praise the new French independent film "120 BPM", which charts the politics and love at the centre of the Aids Coalition to Unleash P

31
Mar

The international service of Radio Romania, the state broadcaster based in Bucharest interviewed the head of the country's most prestigious film festival this week.

04
Dec

The Guardian reports that Gerry Adams, the President of Irish Republican party Sinn Fein, is to step down after thirty four years.

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