The European morale and ethics

The European Union is advertised,mainly through the top politicians, to be the flagship of morality in the whole world. We should never again repeat the same mistakes of the past, no more devastating wars again,no more extreme nationalism. That should probably be the real reason to create the EU. But what do we have now? What is the situation in the European community, the European … Continue reading The European morale and ethics

A letter from Alfred de Zayas to the UN Secretary General

OPEN LETTER TO THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES AND TO THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS MICHELLE BACHELET from Alfred de Zayas,  23 February 2019 Dear Mr Secretary General of the United Nations, dear High Commissioner for Human Rights, As former UN Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order (2012-2018) I would like to urge you to once … Continue reading A letter from Alfred de Zayas to the UN Secretary General

Weapons for the world

SIPRI has released a new Weapons Export report which shows us some interesting facts. Global arms trade: USA increases dominance; arms flows to the Middle East surge The volume of international transfers of major arms in 2014–18 was 7.8 per cent higher than in 2009–13 and 23 per cent higher than in 2004–2008, according to new data on arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace … Continue reading Weapons for the world