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The Russian Justice outlaws the organizations of the Russian opposition Navalni and declares them "extremists"
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The Russian Justice outlaws the organizations of the Russian opposition Navalni and declares them "extremists"

The Russian Justice declared this Wednesday "extremists" to several organizations linked to Alexei Navalni, which means in practice the immediate dismantling of the opposition leader's political movement, currently in prison for an old criminal case."After a 12 and a half hour hearing, the Moscow Municipal Court officially recognized the Navalni offices, the Anti-Corruption Fund (FBK) and the Fund for the Protection of Citizens' Rights (FZPG) as organizations extremists, "the defense said on its Telegram account. "The decision is subject to immediate execution regarding the cessation of the activities of these organizations", explained in turn the press service of the court in its...
More than 1.5 million people with severe poverty in Spain do not have access to the minimum income due to design flaws
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More than 1.5 million people with severe poverty in Spain do not have access to the minimum income due to design flaws

Oxfam Intermón alerts that more than 1.5 million people living in severe poverty are not eligible for the Minimum Living Income (IMV) and asks for changes to facilitate access, one year after its approval. The organization estimates that with better design and greater investment, the IMV could cover the entire population who currently live in severe poverty, that is, about five million people.But for this, he proposes to multiply by five the expenditure that will be made this year in this measure, estimated at 1,500 million euros."The flaws in its design and implementation make it a tool with limited impact on reducing poverty and inequality in our country ", explains Oxfam Interm...
Marisa Caprile, the designer’s most supportive sister, asks for help for Cambodia: "Either we bring them food, or they die"
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Marisa Caprile, the designer’s most supportive sister, asks for help for Cambodia: "Either we bring them food, or they die"

Marisa Caprile, the sister of the well-known designer, is the President of PSE For the Smile of a Child, an NGO of French origin that works in the education and feeding of thousands of children in Cambodia. The pandemic has affected the organization's day-to-day life: schools have been closed since mid-February, families they have no income as they are confined, they cannot access food because the markets are closed ...From Spain, she along with dozens of volunteers are raising money to bring emergency food aid through their main event at the moment: Phnom Penh Express 2. The initiative consists of traveling the 13,000 kilometers that separate Madrid from the capital of Cambodia. This open to ...
The ‘last’ of the Cañada Real: "We are living like dogs"
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The ‘last’ of the Cañada Real: "We are living like dogs"

At Rocío's house, the refrigerator works hooked to a butane bottle. "A ruin." For the shower, a basin is filled with water and placed on the wood stove. "If you want it for the night you have to put it on now in the morning." And at bedtime you have to cover yourself with three blankets. "And not lying down alone, we resort to human warmth." Almost eight months ago, part of sectors 5 and 6 of the Cañada Real de Madrid they were left without electricity supply and these are the circumstances in which some 4,000 people have lived since then, 1,800 of them minors.Rocío has been here for 27 years, the same as her eldest son has, a boy with a disability who you need to sleep with the light on because any noise scares you. "They have brought him a light with a recharging battery and, as w...
A study warns of the use of harmful chemical substances in the packaging of fast food restaurants in Europe
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A study warns of the use of harmful chemical substances in the packaging of fast food restaurants in Europe

A study carried out by European environmental and health associations detected the use of perfluoroalkylated chemicals (PFAS) in food packaging used by fast food restaurant chains in Europe. The use of these chemicals, which are harmful to health, is a widespread practice, according to the results of the research published this Thursday, which recorded that more than 70% of the analyzed samples showed an intentional treatment with PFAS. "PFAS are widely used in food packaging and disposable tableware in Europe," said the study involving the Alliance for Health and the Environment and seven other European non-profit organizations dedicated to environmental and health issues. .The ...
Mediterranean: more than 1,400 migrants arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa
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Mediterranean: more than 1,400 migrants arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa

More than 1,400 migrants arrived on the weekend of May 8, 2021 aboard around 15 boats on the small island of Lampedusa in southern Italy, media reported, while an NGO warned that hundreds of other people were in trouble in Maltese waters. Nearly 400 migrants of different nationalities, including 24 women and children, were on board a ship that was intercepted off Lampedusa, Italian news agencies said.→ INVESTIGATION. Lampedusa mayor wants no more migrantsAnother 20-meter-long boat carrying 325 people was intercepted 13 km from the coast of the island, while hundreds of other migrants arrived aboard smaller boats. These arrivals of migrants have been denounced by Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right Italian party of the League, who is to be tried for having blocke...
Israel accuses a Spanish aid worker of a Palestinian NGO in a case of terrorist financing
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Israel accuses a Spanish aid worker of a Palestinian NGO in a case of terrorist financing

Juana Ruiz Snchez, accused of belonging to an "illegal organization", works in a local health NGO that Israel links to a financing scheme of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.Cooperator Juana Ruiz Snchez.EFE saline emerge Jerusaln Updated Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 01:01Justice The lawyer for the Spanish woman detained without charge by Israel: "She is suffering a lot" Israel has formally accused the Spanish Juana Ruiz Snchez of "belonging to an illegal organization" and "participation in activities of an illegal organization", among other charges, following an investigation into the financing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).The military court in Ofer, near Ramallah, on Thursday filed formal charges against the 62-year-old Spanish-Palestinian aid...
Burkina Faso kills eight terrorists for their involvement in the murder of Spanish reporters Beriáin and Fraile
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Burkina Faso kills eight terrorists for their involvement in the murder of Spanish reporters Beriáin and Fraile

The Burkina Faso Army has announced the death of eight terrorists allegedly involved in the attack perpetrated last week in southeastern Burkina Faso in which the Spanish journalists David Beriáin and Roberto Fraile were captured and murdered, with Irish citizen Rory Young. Spanish journalists and Young, founder of the non-governmental organization Chengeta Wildlife, were killed after an attack carried out on April 26 against a mixed anti-poaching patrol in Kompienga province, near the border with Benin and Togo.The victims they were part of a group of about 40 people with which contact was lost in Arly National Park, a "dangerous area because it is a field of operations for terro...
India is fighting the clock to curb oxygen starvation: "In the ICU there are 30-year-old Covid patients"
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India is fighting the clock to curb oxygen starvation: "In the ICU there are 30-year-old Covid patients"

The banyan tree is a typical ficus in India, considered even sacred, and it has a very particular way of spreading. Its branches grow downwards and when they touch the ground they take root, emerging a new trunk from which the process begins again. This is the way an immense forest can become actually made up of a single tree.José Antonio Hoyos thus sees the current world, as an immense banyan tree, in which we should not "sin provincialism." "This is a global problem. Closing borders seems to me a very coherent measure but it is about having an open mind, if not, it will not be solved," says Anantapur, referring to the terrible second wave of the coronavirus that is ravaging India.With figu...
An Israeli military court will review the appeal to release the Spanish detained without charges
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An Israeli military court will review the appeal to release the Spanish detained without charges

An Israeli military court will review this Wednesday an appeal to release the Spanish humanitarian workerJuana Ruiz, detained for two weeks by Israel, confirmed her lawyer to Efe. The court extended his arrest on Monday until Sunday, when his fifth court hearing is scheduled, but has considered assessing the requirement of his lawyer to review this deadline. Spain today demanded that Israel improve the conditions of Juana Ruiz, who resides in the occupied West Bank and has been working for a Palestinian NGO for decades, and has been detained since April 13 without formal charges having been filed.The Army declared to Efe that it is a suspect of an alleged money laundering scheme ...