LI News Issue 495

 

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EC delegates set to participate in climate change summit – 9 days to register


Just 9 days remain to register for the 197th Executive Committee meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, a central feature of which, it can now be confirmed, will be the EC delegations’ participation at COP22 – the UN’s global climate…

RELIAL congress: LI president calls on Latin American liberals to fight for freedom


Convening in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra on 14-15 October, LI President Dr. Juli Minoves addressed the Congress of LI cooperating organisation, Red Liberal de América Latina (RELIAL), the regional…

LI president of honour weighs in on US presidential elections

Donald Trump lacks moral leadership, LI President of Honour Hans van Baalen MEP, has told an event hosted by the International Network of the VVD (LI full member – Netherlands) at the Hague Institute for Global Justice this week.

FNF awards Raif Badawi Award to refugee journalists from Iraq

Hivy Ahmed, Haneen Hassan, Suzan Yahya and Shadan Fathulla from Halabja (Iraq) are radio journalists who broadcast every day from a refugee camp in Iraq in three different languages on controversial issues, such as women’s rights or honour killings. They were awarded…

Elections in Montenegro confirm liberal presence in Parliament

The first elections in Montenegro organised after the Balkan nation was invited to join the NATO alliance have brought a victory of the ruling coalition, with the participation of the Liberal Party of Montenegro (LPCG – LI member). LPCG will be represented in the…

LI HRC bi-annual meeting to debate radicalisation and freedom of belief

Under the theme Freedom of Belief in an Era of Radicalization, the LI Human Rights Committee will convene for a second time this year, on Tuesday 6 December 2016, to discuss strategies to debunk the stigmatization of religious and in particular Muslim minorities when it comes to…

Yavlinsky warns of Kremlin’s renewed threat to the world

Founder of LI full-member Yabloko, Grigory Yavlinsky, has warned of the latest dangers Vladimir Putin’s government poses to the present world order, in a recent article published online.

Arrest of UPND party leader in Zambia prompts exceptional ALN concern

LI cooperating organisation Africa Liberal Network (ALN) has expressed exceptional concern over the arrest and detention of members of the United Party for National Development (ALN member – Zambia), including the party leader, Hakainde…

The next edition of LI News will follow on 28th October 2016

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