Today’s human rights networks are
sophisticated, dense, and multifaceted. Access to the debates shaping these
networks’ activities, however, is still restricted by language, money,
ideology, and power.
españoles han participado en manifestaciones y protestas en los últimos cuatro
años. A partir del 1 de julio de este año pueden ser objeto de penas
desproporcionadas y hasta de encarcelamiento por ejercer sus derechos
Millions of Spaniards have engaged in protests over
the past four years. As of July 1 they can be subject to disproportionate fines
and even jail for exercising their democratic rights to freedom of expression,
assembly, protest and information. Interview.
Can the mass uprisings that happened across the Arab world in 2011 accurately be called an awakening? The editors of Arab Awakening defend the title of their section, while
admitting that it may be time to move on.
Unless the Syrian refugee emergency is treated as a truly global responsibility, we cannot expect hard-pressed countries in the region to maintain the generosity they have demonstrated since the crisis erupted.
On July 3-4, the LSE will
jointly host a seminar with openDemocracy on the impact of the
movements in the squares from 2011 onwards. Do they contribute to the
democratic renewal of our democracies and if so how? A conversation.
Europe is now almost completely integrated in terms of economic and
monetary policy. So European integration is yesterday’s word; tomorrow’s is
European democracy. We all are Europe!Deutsch. (8,907 words)