Turkish Pirates Hanging Tools of Freedom on the Tree of Censorship

Turkish Pirates Hanging Tools of Freedom on the Tree of Censorship

A bill that imposes censorship on the internet has brought great turmoil in the Turkish society. Thousands of people keep on demonstrating in the squares of the country, requesting its withdrawal and even cope with the forces of repression!

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Los piratas turcos cuelgan herramientas de libertad en el árbol de la censura

Los piratas turcos cuelgan herramientas de libertad en el árbol de la censura

Una nueva ley impone la censura en internet y ha creado un gran revuelo en la sociedad turca. Miles de personas siguen manifestándose en las plazas del país, solicitan la retirada de la ley y soportan la represión de las fuerzas del orden. La ley 5651 adoptada recientemente por el parlamento turco permite que un juez pueda solicitar desactivar una página si alguien reclama que […]

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The Importance of the Common European Election Programme

The Importance of the Common European Election Programme

European Pirates are moving on to the next level by adopting the Common European Election Programme (CEEP) and getting ready for the European elections of May. The CEEP was adopted by consensus, last November, in Athens So far, Pirate Parties of France, Germany, United Kingdom, Catalonia, Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Netherlands have adopted the CEEP, Sweden has adopted it, except for two paragraphs and Austria […]

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Spanish Pirates to Elect their MEP Candidates by Open Primaries

Spanish Pirates to Elect their MEP Candidates by Open Primaries

Confederación Pirata, an association of Spanish regional Pirate Parties, started an open and fully democratic process for the election of its list of candidates for the Euroelections 2014.

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Happy Birthday Pirate Movement and Happy Public Domain Day

Happy Birthday Pirate Movement and Happy Public Domain Day

Today, 1 January, is the birthday of the Pirate movement and at the same time we celebrate the Public Domain Day.

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Arrr, it was a real pirate year! (Part 2)

2013: The year in review (Continued) JULY Internet and Social Media as Tools of Freedom  ”Internet and Social Media as Tools of Freedom” was organized by MEPs Pawel Zalewski (EPP) and Amelia Andersdotter (Greens/EFA). The aim of the conference was to discuss the role of the Internet and social media in revolutions for building civil societies.    Luxembourgish government fell apart, re-elections in October ..the […]

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Arrr, it Was a Real Pirate Year! (2013 in Review)

Arrr, it Was a Real Pirate Year! (2013 in Review)

The year 2013 in review (Part 1) 2013 was a very good year for the pirate movement. During the past year the Pirate Movement experienced many historic events. The first three national Pirate MPs were elected (in the parliament of Iceland), the first two Pirates councilors (in the city district of Samobor in Croatia), the first rate Pirate unionist (in the Board of Representatives for the Greek Teachers Federation in Greece). The efforts […]

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Second Congress for Greek Pirates: Self-Criticism and a Proposal for Cooperation from the Left

Second Congress for Greek Pirates: Self-Criticism and a Proposal for Cooperation from the Left

The further progress and development of the Party were the dominant topics of the 2nd Congress of Pirate Party of Greece.

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Common Political Agenda Agreed by European Pirates in Athens

Common Political Agenda Agreed by European Pirates in Athens

by consensus , European Pirates adopted a common political agenda in Athens. “PPEU Athens 2013” will be remembered for the formulation of a first ever common Pirate programme.

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European Pirates: A Common Programme for European Elections

European Pirates: A Common Programme for European Elections

European Pirates are building the foundations of a pioneering movement, one that is unique in history, by compiling a common political agenda that links pirate ideology to real life. After the manifesto of the European Pirate Party (PPEU) in Warsaw, Pirates will gather in Athens next weekend, 2 – 3 November , to jointly develop a common  programme for the Euro-elections in 2014. The meeting will take […]

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