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On @democracynow- Weaponizing Health Workers: How Medical Professionals Were a Top Instrument in U.S. Torture Program

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The report finds medical personnel connected to the torture program may have committed war crimes by conducting human experimentation on prisoners in violation of the Nuremberg Code that grew out of the trial of Nazi officials and doctors after World War II.

European Parliament votes to recognize #Palestine statehood http://on.rt.com/ag1kzs  #FreePalestine #icc4israel

Deepest condolences to all families in Peshawar who lost loved ones today. Truly barbaric & cowardly act targeting children. Lost for words

In Hungary we are living through ‘white flight’ … What was previously segregation between different buildings becomes even more absurd: the Roma and non-Roma pupils have their classrooms on separate floors, although the entrance and the toilets are common. New on ERRC Blog: #Budapest Update: White flight from the 8th district’s schools: http://www.errc.org/blog/budapest-update-white-flight-from-the-8th-districts-schools/49 … via @errctweets #Roma @RomaRights

NY Times calls for prosecutions: „No amount of legal pretzel logic can justify behavior“ detailed in #TortureReport. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/22/opinion/prosecute-torturers-and-their-bosses.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0 …

On @democracynow– Weaponizing Health Workers: How Medical Professionals Were a Top Instrument in U.S. Torture Program http://owl.li/Gm1q4

Examples in #TortureReport indicate ppl are going to be damaged psychologically for a very long time says @viacopino1 http://owl.li/GlzQR

.@hrw @ACLU also call for a special investigation into #CIA torture and call for prosecution http://owl.li/Glyhm  #TortureReport

شيخي @salman_alodah #كليب_الحنين من أدائي وإخراج علي الغنيم @3Limg http://youtu.be/1hMMuRlhAv4  أرجوا أن يحوز على إعجابك "</p

إِنَّهَا صَفِيَّة!

الجمعة 07 محرم 1436 الموافق 31 أكتوبر 2014

سلمان العودة » المقالات » إِنَّهَا صَفِيَّة! http://www.islamtoday.net/salman/artshow-28-203087.htm … #مقال

Video: Leader performing funeral prayer for Ayatollah #MahdaviKani #Farewell2aRevolutionary

 
هشت برش از رابطه آیت‌الله مهدوی کنی و رهبر انقلاب
آیت‌الله مهدوی پس از طرح شبهه‌ی تقلب، خطاب به فردی که پیش از انتخابات مدعی حمایت از نامزدی خاص بود گفتند: «دیدی آقا را قبول ندارد. رهبری ما یک نوع تقدس دارد. ایشان اگر مقام ولایت و مقام رهبری را قبول داشت، نتیجه‌ی انتخابات را می‌پذیرفت و می‌رفت تا در دوره‌های بعد شرکت کند، ولی این کار را نکرد.»
farsi.khamenei.ir/others-report?id=28007

Video: Leader performing funeral prayer for Ayatollah #MahdaviKani https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6ix0z1zxH0&list=PLP9XKFcmDYv4hmgwVEXplXrfnVeZQk-St … #Farewell2aRevolutionary

Assembly of Experts leadership race may hint at power balance in #Iranhttp://www.iranpolitik.com/2014/10/23/analysis/assembly-experts-leadership-race-hint-balance-power-iran/ …

Leader expressed gratitude to disabled veterans & athletes who took part in the Asian #Paralympics in #Incheon. #Iran

بسمه تعالی
از موفقیت‌های افتخار آمیز شما عزیزان بسیار خرسند شدم. عزم و همت جوانان در همه‌ی عرصه‌ها چنین دستاوردهای با ارزشی را به همراه دارد. به یکایک شما عزیزان سلام میفرستم. ارتباط قلبی با معنویات را قدر بدانید.
خداوند یار و نگهدار شما باد.
سیدعلی خامنه‌ای
۱۳۹۳/۸/۳

پیام تقدیر از ورزشکاران جانباز و معلول ایرانی مسابقات پاراآسیایی اینچئون

 

مجموعه‌ی صوتی ملت حماسه

حضرت امام خمینی: «این مجالس عزای سیدالشهداست و مجالس دعا و دعای کمیل و سایر ادعیه است که می‌سازد این جمعیت را اینطور، و اساس را اسلام از اول بنا کرده است به طوری که با همین ایده و با همین برنامه به پیش برود. و چنانچه، واقعاً بفهمند و بفهمانند که مسئله چه هست و این عزاداری برای چه هست و این گریه برای چه اینقدر ارج پیدا کرده و اجر پیش خدا دارد، آن وقت ما را «ملت گریه» نمی‌گویند، ما را ملت حماسه می‌خوانند.»
http://farsi.khamenei.ir/audio-content?id=24436

KHAMENEI.IR

Öffentlich geteilt  –  12:36

 
گزارش تصویری از اقامه‌ی نماز بر پیکر آیت‌الله مهدوی کنی
http://farsi.khamenei.ir/photo-album?id=27995

12:40

فیلم اقامه‌ی نماز بر پیکر آیت‌الله مهدوی کنی
http://farsi.khamenei.ir/video-content?id=27990

مطابق با فتاوای حضرت آیت‌الله خامنه‌ای منتشر شد:
پاسخ به سوالات شرعی مخاطبان درباره احکام عزاداری اهل بیت علیهم‌السلامپرسیده‌ اند نظر آقا در مورد برهنه شدن در عزاداری چیست؟ اگر فیلمبرداری نشود و زنان نیز نبینند چطور؟ آیا از نظر فقهی، ایشان حرام میدانند این کار را؟
در پاسخ به این سوال باید عرض کنیم حضرت آقا توصیه فرمودند به برخی از مداحان که در عزاداری‌ها برهنه نشوند. اما این به عنوان یک فتوای فقهی نیست که ما بگوییم حرام است. خب اگر نامحرمانی نیستند، اگر مسئله سویی بر آن مترتب نیست، دشمنان سواستفاده نمی‌کنند خب ممکن است بگوییم حرام هم نباشد؛ مثلا یک جمع محدودی هستند فیلمبرداری هم نمی‌کنند، فقط مردان هستند حالا پیراهن را از تن درآوردند و سینه می‌زنند؛ اما به طور کلی توصیه ایشان این هست – به عنوان یک توصیه – که در عزاداری‌های مردها برهنه نشوند. چرا؟ چون ممکن است هم در معرض دید نامحرمان باشند و هم دشمنان باز از این مسئله سواستفاده کنند برای تبلیغ علیه مکتب اهل‌بیت علیهم‌السلام.
http://farsi.khamenei.ir/news-content?id=27988#30

· KHAMENEI.IR

اقامه نماز رهبر انقلاب بر پیکر حضرت آیت‌الله مهدوی کنی
http://farsi.khamenei.ir/audio-content?id=27989

KHAMENEI.IR

رهبر انقلاب بر پیکر حضرت آیت‌الله مهدوی کنی اقامه نماز خواهند کردمراسم تشییع پیکر حضرت آیت‌الله مهدوی کنی رئیس مجلس خبرگان رهبری ساعت ۸/۳۰ صبح پنج‌‌شنبه اول آبان‌ماه در دانشگاه تهران برگزار خواهد شد و حضرت آیت‌الله خامنه‌ای رهبر انقلاب اسلامی بر پیکر این عالم فقید اقامه‌ی نماز خواهند کرد.
همچنین به همین مناسبت مجلس بزرگداشتی از سوی رهبر انقلاب اسلامی در روز شنبه سوم آبان‌ماه ساعت ۱۵:۳۰ در حسینیه‌ی امام خمینی رحمه‌الله برگزار خواهد شد.پخش مستقیم مراسم از شبکه یک و شبکه قرآن

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رهبر انقلاب بر پیکر حضرت آیت‌الله مهدوی کنی اقامه نماز

تصاویری از مرحوم آیت‌الله مهدوی کنی در کنار رهبر انقلابحضرت آیت‌الله آقای حاج شیخ محمدرضا مهدوی کنی رضوان‌الله‌علیه، همه جا و همه وقت در موضع یک عالم دینی و یک سیاستمدار صادق و یک انقلابی صریح ظاهر شد و هرگز ملاحظات شخصی و انگیزه‌های جناحی و قبیله‌ئی را به حیطه‌ی فعالیت‌های گسترده و اثرگذار خود راه نداد. 
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BERESHITH

 

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In the whirlwind cascade of events that fill this opening parsha of the Torah, one can easily be overwhelmed by the sheer number of subjects discussed. Nevertheless, I think we can all agree that the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden, after they exercised their free will to disobey God’s commandment, is an important issue to dwell upon and discuss. What life was like within the Garden of Eden is pretty much an unknown to us. It is obvious that human nature was different there and that the prevalence of shame and tilttelating sexual desire was absent – certainly in a way that our world cannot countenance. But once driven from the Garden and apparently prevented from ever…

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OHCHR calls for authorities to allow deployment of #UN human rights officers

Egypt

Alarmed at ongoing violence, OHCHR calls for authorities to allow deployment of human rights officers

 
 

#Egypt: UN human rights office alarmed at the continuing violence and echoes the Secretary General’s strong condemnation of the ambush in the Sinai peninsula and also his call for investigation into deaths of 36 prisoners.

 

We again urge the Egyptian authorities to allow us to deploy #HumanRights officers.

 

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Egypt court bans Muslim Brotherhood

Our 2nd blog post in the series : with a new diagnosis for the health system

: arrest of Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Gehad El-Haddad raises concerns about :

Egypt rights council condemns violence against Christians

Egypt extends state of emergency for two months

High Rep’s speech to the European Parliament: Sounds like a „prayer“ at times… „we believe…“:

Ashton’s prayer:We believe in a constitution supporting democracy.We believe in RuleofLaw&Justice.We believe in respect f rights.

Morsi charged with insulting judiciary, jailed additional 4 days

Al Jazeera takes legal action against Egypt military government

Egypt detains journalist for publishing false information –

geht über Muslimbrüder hinaus. Einer der wenigen Kollegen in Nordsinai wurde festgenommen

There is real urgency on . Longer US, EU, others wait to use their leverage, the more entrenched new autocratic order will be.

Endowments Minister vows to ban begging near mosques

Journalist, lawyer arrested in Egypt, raising concerns over extent of military-backed government’s crackdown: -JM

Acc. to AVAED documented cases of disappearance of girls since Jan 2011 exceed 500. All under 18 years old

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20 questions Morsy refused to answer during interrogation

Military court continues crackdown on opposition with life sentences

Morsi supporters sentenced to prison for assaulting army troops

Egypt court orders closure of four media outlets

The coup is two months old and only 5 countries have recognised the coup – Israel, Saudi Arabia, United Arab…

Egypt prosecutors charge Morsi with ‚incitement to murder‘

authorities deport three Al Jazeera reporters via

Deposed Egyptian President Morsi to stand trial on charges of inciting murder of protesters – ,

RT: Who’s Who: for Egypt’s 50-member committee via

Egypt bans Al-Jazeera, detains journalists, raids outlets –

Brotherhood’s Beltagy flashing Rabaa sign after being arrested

Muslim Brotherhood’s Beltagy arrested

Egypt authorities detain more than 60 people associated with Muslim Brotherhood

Analysis: With Brotherhood out, old order shapes Egypt’s future

UNESCO director condemns killing of Egypt journalists

Mubarak appears in court for retrial

Egypt police arrest 5 employees of a religious website for the crime of describing the military takeover as a coup

Mubarak placed under house arrest

How can have an“inclusive democratic transition“when Muslim Bros is criminalized, shut down &members detained ?

Army blocking entrance to ahead of Friday prayers

Why take action against the arms fair? # bahrain

fear ‚ethnic cleansing‘ via

Journalists under threat in as authorities crack down on pro supporters – at least 5 killed this week!

(mehr …)

178TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF SRI RAMAKRISHNA (Wednesday, 13 March 2013 ) : LIVE

 

178TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF SRI RAMAKRISHNA : LIVE

on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 PROGRAMME:

 

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العودة: دمج الإسلاميين في السياسة كسب للمجتمع ولهم

 http://islamtoday.net/albasheer/artshow-12-181780.htm مشجعا قبول الجماعات الإسلامية الاحتكام للصناديق. سلمان العودة:اندماج الإسلاميين في السياسة كسب للمجتمع ولهم الأهرام

 

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SWAMI VIVEKANANDA’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, 3 February 2013

 

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Mishras 2012 Europen Musical tour

Dear Friends,

We are in Varanasi now and wish all of you. We are happy to inform you that our tour for Europe this year will be in October/ November 2012. So we are starting now for booking the Concert dates of Europe and just like to inform you that if you want to book any concert of us then please contact us soon as now we are booking the dates.

We are coming three musician Pandit Shivnath Mishra, myself Deobrat Mishra on Sitar and Prashant Mishra on Tabla. So please contact us soon for any information you need.

Hope to hear from you soon.

 

Yours, Deobrat Mishra

Sitar Artist.

 

Contact us at: mishramusic@hotmail.com

Website: www.music-of-benares.com

Facebook: Deobrat Mishra

Cell: 0091-9451586700

Note: we are also sending you a attachment of recent concert photos and Video Link on youtube we did with 108 Sitar players in Varanasi to save holy River Ganges. Please have a look. You can see more picture of it on my facebook account: Deobrat Mishra

My father Pandit. Shivnath Mishra made a history in Varanasi-India to conduct a orchestra of 108 sitar players. Total musician where 151 including Tabla players and Flute players.

 

Varanasi (Sanskrit: वाराणसी ) is a city situated on the banks of the River Ganges in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, 320 kilometres (199 mi) southeast of state capital Lucknow. It is regarded as a holy city by Buddhists and Jains, and is the holiest place in the world in Hinduism (and center of earth in Hindu Cosmology). It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and probably the oldest of India. The Kashi Naresh (Maharaja of Kashi) is the chief cultural patron of Varanasi and an essential part of all religious celebrations.The culture of Varanasi is closely associated with the River Ganges and the river’s religious importance. The city has been a cultural and religious centre in North India for several thousand years.

The Benares Gharana form of Indian classical music developed in Varanasi, and many prominent Indian philosophers, poets, writers, and musicians resided or reside in Varanasi, including Kabir, Ravidas Their Guru Swami Ramanand, Trailanga Swami, Munshi Premchand, Jaishankar Prasad, Acharya Shukla, Ravi Shankar, Girija Devi, Hariprasad Chaurasia, and Bismillah Khan. Tulsidas wrote Ramacharitamanas here, and Gautama Buddha gave his first sermon at Sarnath located near Varanasi (Kashi). Varanasi is home to four universities: Banaras Hindu University, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies and Sampurnanand Sanskrit University. Residents mainly speak Hindi and Kashika Bhojpuri, which is closely related to the Hindi language. People often refer to Varanasi as “the city of temples”, “the holy city of India”, “the religious capital of India”, “the city of lights”, and “the city of learning.”

 

Mishras Press release:

Very rare to see three generation master musician’s on same stage.

11th GENERATION FATHER AND SON SITAR MASTERS of Benares Gharana

From their home city of Benares, an ancient spiritual centre of traditional music and Indian culture, “The Mishras” are bringing classical North Indian Ragas and meditative music to the world audience, gifting the audience with a fabulous performance and a spiritual experience. Join this father and son duet of two of the worlds finest Sitar Artist and Prashant Mishra on Tabla grandson of Pandit Shivnath Mishra as they inspire one another to new levels of loving interplay.

PANDIT SHIVNATH MISHRA

Pandit Shivnath Mishra was born on the 12th of October 1943, in Varanasi (North India). Also known as “Legend of the Sitar”, he is the 10th generation of the prominent Benares Gharana lineage of top class singers including Pandit Bade Ramdas Mishra and Panditji Great Grand Father. Since childhood, his highly musical family could see signs of a masterful musician in him. When Panditji was five years old, he began studying vocal music with his father, Badri Prashad Mishra, and his uncle-guru, Pandit Mahadev Prashad Mishra. However, when he was eight his musical inclination led him to study the sitar. In a family of great classical Indian vocalists, he was the first one who mastered the sitar.

Due to the vocal influence from his family as well as the Benares Gharana tradition, he is one among few artists in Contemporary India who ‘sing inside’ while playing a musical instrument. His lively, powerful and unique style has praised him with innumerous titles by the most representative authorities and institutions of music in and outside India. In 1966, when he was only twenty-three, he received a gold medal in the All India Music Conference, in Calcutta.

1979 marks the beginning of his performances abroad. Sine then, he has been constantly on tour in many foreign countries, among them Germany, Italy, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Japan, Holland etc. In 1999, he gave his first concert in the USA and Canada. During his tours, he has performed with several international jazz artists such as John Handy, Paul Horn, David Freezen, Ben Conrad, Berred Kworrase, George Figgler Aimester among others. Moreover, he participated in many conferences and recitals including the Condolence Metal of Late Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi, in Germany. He also took part in programs broadcast by the BBC Television and the German Radio.

Being one of India’s premiere sitar artists of all times, Pandit Shivnath Mishra was the Head of the Music Department at the Sampurnanand Sanskrit University of Benares, in Varanasi, for 36 years. At this time, in 1994, he formed the “Music of Benares” which consists of a group of North Indian (Hindustani) classical musicians whose aim is to familiarize audiences all over the world with Hindustani music in general and the Benares Gharana in particular. What is characteristic of the Benares Gharana is exactly the singing of the Thumri, a light Indian classical music that is highly ornamental and thus very emotional and expressive. At a time when many different Gharanas mix with each other, the “Music of Benares” group keeps this ancient tradition alive.

Incorporation of this style with the “Jugalbandi” presentation, in which there are two solo artists sharing the stage, has created a unique synthesis of classical and folk that appeals to audiences everywhere. But this is not just Jugalbandi, this is a duet between a Guru and his Shishya (disciple) and, in this case, between father and son. Seeing this special interaction on stage is no doubt an unforgettable and mesmerizing experience.

Deobrat Mishra – biography

Deobrat Mishra is no doubt one of the most energetic and innovative sitar artists of India. Selectivity, melody and rhythmic complexity are typical features in his lively playing style.

Born in 1976, he represents the 11th generation of the Benares Gharana tradition. As a young child he studied tabla with his mother, Pramila Mishra, who is the granddaughter of the well-known tabla player Pandit Baiju Mishra. He started by studying vocal music with his father at the age of five and began his sitar lessons a year later. That same year, after only six months of studying the sitar, he gave his first public performance on stage. Five years later, he performed for the first time on the All India Radio.

Since 1994 he has been touring throughout Europe with his father. In the same year he was chosen to receive the award of the best young sitar player of India. In 2000 he received the “Jewels of Sound Award” in Mumbai. His many projects include music workshops, solo performances for radio and television as well as world music programs with Indian and European artists. Moreover, he is the one in charge of cultural events and music lessons provided by the Academy of Indian Classical Music, the school he founded along with his father, Pandit Shivnath Mishra, in 2006.

Recently, he received a Masters degree in sitar from the Prayag Sangit Samiti in Allahabad. Among many other projects, the Mishras performed and recorded their music with the Western Symphony Orchestra of Italy in 2005. Nowadays, they fully dedicate their art to similar projects including annual tours around the world.

Above all, the Mishras (father and son) serve as two of India’s leading cultural ambassadors of our times

Prashant Mishra is one of the best young Tabla player of benares music tradition. When he was five he started to learn tabla with the family member of Biru Mishra of Varanasi also studying Tabla presently with Mr.Chakkan lal Mishra(Student of Great Tabla player Anokhelal Mishra..

Soon after few years of hard practice with his grandfather Pandit Shivanath mishra and uncle Deobrat mishra he was able to perform with Mishras His skills beautifully compliment and support the Mishras in their concerts.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/Aviral-and-nirmal-flow-of-the-Ganga/news

In 2004 he won first prize in Tabla competition organized by Sangeet Natak Academy Uttar Pradesh India. He received many awards for his tabla playing at many different places. The Mishras tour will help to support the Academy Of Indian Classical Music School in Varanasi, India.

Additionally, the Mishras support their Academy of Music in Benares, India where they keep alive the tradition of their music amongst young musicians. Every January and February, the Academy is open to international students of all ages and skill levels. These study tours to India are a cultural experience combining ashram style living and intensive music instruction in one of the world’s oldest cities.

Visit: www.benaresmusicacademy.com

For more information, contact Deobrat Mishra: mishramusic@hotmail.com
Visit our website: www.music-of-benares.com

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Note: Mishra or Misra (Hindi: „मिश्र“ „मिश्रा“) is a Hindu Brahmin surname found mostly in the northern and central parts of India. It is one of the most widespread Brahmin surnames in the fertile Gangetic plain region and in the Indian states of Delhi, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Orissa, Assam and West Bengal. It is also found in countries such as Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago under the anglicized version of Misir, due to migration owing to agricultural/plantation employment. The surname is also found in Nepal, Fiji and Mauritius, as well as in other Indian diaspora communities.

In Hinduism, Brahmin refers to the class of educators and preachers. It is the highest class in the caste system. There are many references in the Ramayana and Mahabharata about the importance of a Brahmin. In the Vedic period, the Brahmins preferred isolation and solely dedicated their life to propagating knowledge and Dharma. However Misras have historically been martial Brahmins and in earlier years, many were drafted into the army. 

32th Annual Meeting of the International Association for Impact Assessment 27 May – 1 June 2012 | Porto, Portugal

IAIA12 Energy Future: The Role of Impact Assessment

Porto, Portugal 27 May – 1 June 2012

 

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UPDATE : IAIA’s statement to Rio+20
http://www.iaia.org/publicdocuments/Rio20.pdf

An environmental impact assessment is an assessment of the possible positive or negative impact that a proposed project may have on the environment, together consisting of the environmental, social and economic aspects. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impact_assessment

The Equator Principles (EPs) are a voluntary set of standards for determining, assessing and managing social and environmental risk in project financing.

Project financing, a method of funding in which the lender looks primarily to the revenues generated by a single project both as the source of repayment and as security for the exposure, plays an important role in financing development throughout the world (See http://www.bis.org/publ/bcbs118.pdf). Project financiers may encounter social and environmental issues that are both complex and challenging, particularly with respect to projects in the emerging markets.

The Equator Principles in full can be found at:

http://www.equator-principles.com/resources/equator-principles.pdf.

Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFIs) commit to not providing loans to projects where the borrower will not or is unable to comply with their respective social and environmental policies and procedures that implement the EPs. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equator_principles

The 32nd annual conference of the International Association For Impact Assessement, Energy Future: The Role of Impact Assessment will take place in Porto, Portugal from 27 May – 1 June 2012.

A defining issue throughout human history has been how societies have pursued the supply and management of energy. Our view of the world and the world economy over the last 3-4 human generations has been shaped by assumptions of infinite energy supplied primarily by fossil fuels. Impact assessments have scrutinized thousands of energy projects, but few have considered the long-term future supply and sources of non-renewable and renewable energy as critical to decision-making. Now, however, the basic principle of limitless energy is under challenge.

Impact assessment has proven to be a powerful evolving tool able to incorporate environmental, social and health concerns, among others, in decision-making processes. More integrated approaches are being tested for biodiversity and climate change. Understanding the future of energy must also be one of the highest priorities for impact assessment professionals.

What is the role of impact assessment on future global, national and local energy decisions and choices? How can we tackle the environmental and social risks that will appear as a result of our quest for the development, production and management of new energy sources?

IAIA is a forum for advancing innovation, development, and communication of best practice in impact assessment. For more information about what we do, visit http://www.iaia.org .

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Themenabende im Monat Mai / Juni mit Shri Sarvabhavana

 

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The Bhagavad Gita (pronounced: [ˈbʱəɡəʋəd̪ ɡiːˈt̪aː] ( listen)), also referred to as Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu scripture that is part of the ancient Sanskrit epic Mahabharata. Due to its presence in the epic, it is classified as a Smṛiti text. However, those branches of Hinduism that give it the status of an Upanishad also consider it a Śruti or „revealed text“.[1][2] As it is taken to represent a summary of the Upanishadic teachings, it is also called „the Upanishad of the Upanishads.“[3] HERE

 

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LIVE STREAM: RIGHTS OF MOTHER EARTH: RESTORING INDIGENOUS LIFE WAYS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND RESPECT

 

International Indigenous Conference
APRIL 4 – 6, 2012 

at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence Kansas

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Click here to read the rest of the invitation letter

Law of the Rights of Mother Earth (SpanishLey de Derechos de la Madre Tierra) is a Bolivian law (Law 071 of the Plurinational State), that was passed by Bolivia’s Plurinational Legislative Assembly in December 2010. This 10 article law is derived from the first part of a longer draft bill, drafted and released by the Pact of Unity by November 2011. The full bill remains on the country’s legislative agenda.

The law defines Mother Earth as „a collective subject of public interest,“ and declares both Mother Earth and life-systems (which combine human communities and ecosytems) as titleholders of inherent rights specified in the law. The short law proclaims the creation of the Defensoría de la Madre Tierra a counterpart to the human rights ombudsman office known as the Defensoría del Pueblo, but leaves its structuring and creation to future legislation. HERE

Indigenous Environmental Network

„A network of Indigenous Peoples empowering Indigenous Nations and communities towards sustainable livelihoods, demanding environmental justice and maintaining the Sacred Fire of our traditions.“

In April 2010, a historical moment occurred.  More than 32,000 people, including Indigenous Peoples, social movements, small farmers and some world governmental leaders, converged in Cochabamba, Bolivia for the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth.  Two outcomes of this conference were the Cochabamba Peoples Accord and the Universal Declaration on the Rights of Mother Earth. The Accord and Declaration gave voice to peoples of the world experiencing the effects of climate chaos and its many accompanying issues, including  depletion of freshwater and other natural resources and the problems of food security, poverty and environmental crises, along with the financial meltdown within the United States and globally.

LIVE STREAM: RIGHTS OF MOTHER EARTH: RESTORING INDIGENOUS LIFE WAYS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND RESPECT International Indigenous Conference APRIL 4 – 6, 2012  at Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence Kansas


IEN will be live streaming this conference here on our home page, or … If you would like to join in the conversation we will be moderating and responding to comments as the live stream is taking place on our new blog – Click here to view and participate. Note: Breakout sessions will not be streamed.

Live stream times and the topics/talks/panels that will be streamed are listed on the right side bar.

Rights of Mother Earth

In April 2010, a historical moment occurred. More than 32,000 people, including Indigenous Peoples, social movements, small farmers and some world governmental leaders, converged in Cochabamba, Bolivia for the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth. Two outcomes of this conference were the Cochabamba Peoples Accord and the Universal Declaration on the Rights of Mother Earth. The Accord and Declaration gave voice to peoples of the world experiencing the effects of climate .

Download and Print Flyer – PDF During the Cochabamba world conference, President Evo Morales of Bolivia officially proposed that the United Nations adopt a declaration that recognizes that Nature or “Mother Earth” has certain inherent rights that we humans must respect and defend. The adoption by the United Nations and national and local governments of the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth would expand the class of holders of legally rights and would initiate a global process of transformation.

Our prophecies and teachings tell us that life on Mother Earth is in danger and is coming to a time of great transformation. As Indigenous Peoples, we are accepting the responsibility designated by our prophecies to tell the world that we must live in peace with each other and the Earth to ensure harmony within Creation.

Our Indigenous lifeways are the original “green economies.”  This is more than an abstract philosophy. Our Mother Earth is the source of life.  Water is her lifeblood.   The well-being of the natural environment predicts the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual longevity of our Peoples.   Mother Earth’s health and that of our Indigenous Peoples are intrinsically intertwined.  When our homelands are in a state of good health our Peoples are truly healthy.  This inseparable relationship must be respected for the sake of our future generations and for the well-being of the Earth herself.

Alliances are being formed, globally of Indigenous and non-indigenous groups and individuals committed to creating a system of jurisprudence that sees and treats nature and Mother Earth as a fundamental, rights bearing entity. A paradigm, that is based on Indigenous thought and philosophy needs to be forwarded which grants equal rights to nature and which honors the interrelation in all life.

This is the greatest challenge facing humanity in the 21st Century. How do we re-orientate the dominant industrialized societies so that they pursue human well-being in a manner that contributes to the health of our Mother Earth instead of undermining it? In other words – how do we live in harmony with Nature?

A 3 day conference has been scheduled at HaskellIndian Nations University, in Lawrence, Kansas, April 4-6, 2012 with Indigenous Peoples together from the North and Global South to learn more and to have a discourse about this Rights of Mother Earth, Rights of Nature movement.

We invite humanity to come together to improve our collective human behavior so that we may develop a more sustainable world.  We can preserve, protect, and fulfill our sacred duties to live with respect in this wonderful Creation.  We have the power and responsibility for change.

Tom B.K. Goldtooth
Indigenous Environmental Network

Dr. Daniel Wildcat
Haskell Indian Nation University

And we’re back! http://t.co/82tyLZf5 – live stream Rights of Mother Earth – #rightsofmotherearth live on http://t.co/7dCTgmAR

 @IENearth on Twitter , http://www.facebook.com/Indigenous-Environmental-Network
Origin of Environmental Science From Vedas.  The oldest and simplest form of Nature-worship finds expression in Vedic texts. 
„According to one indigenous theory established in the Upanishads, the universe consists of five basic elements,1. earth or land, 2. water, 3. light or lustre, 4. air, and 5. ether. The nature has maintained a status of balance between and among these constituents or elements and living creatures. A disturbance in percentage of any constituent of the environment beyond certain limits disturbs the natural balance and any change in the natural balance causes lots of problems to the living creatures in the universe.“ http://www.sanskrit.nic.in/svimarsha/v2/c17.pdf

See Also 

http://www.facebook.com/Ecocide Website: http://www.eradicatingecocide.com/ 

Book „Eradicating Ecocide“ by Polly Higgins:

http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/books/eradicating-ecocide.html 

http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/environment/environ/index.htm

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