Líder del Partido Pirata de Berlín arrestado en una manifestación contra Erdogan

Líder del Partido Pirata de Berlín arrestado en una manifestación contra Erdogan

Bruno Kramm, el líder de la territorial berlinesa del Piraten Partei alemán fue arrestado ayer por “insultar a un representante de un Estado extranjero”. Durante la manifestación él citó un poema satírico escrito por el comediante Jan Boehmermann. La policía detuvo a Kramm frente a la Embajada de Turquía en Berlín. El arresto fue durante una protesta contra la decisión del gobierno alemán (a principio […]

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Head of Berlin Pirate Party Jailed Over Erdogan Protest

Head of Berlin Pirate Party Jailed Over Erdogan Protest

This post is also available in Russian. Bruno Kramm, the head of the Berlin branch of Germany’s Pirate Party, was arrested yesterday for ‘insulting a representative of a foreign state’. During a protest he had quoted a satirical poem by the comedian, Jan Boehmermann. Police arrested Kramm in front of the Turkish embassy in Berlin. The arrest came during a protest against the German government’s […]

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1.500 European Local Authorities Declared TTIP Free Zones

1.500 European Local Authorities Declared TTIP Free Zones

Negotiators working on the TTIP want the job to be done quickly, before Obama’s end of presidency in USA. However, a very significant movement of local authorities are rising all around Europe against this treaty between EU-US. More than 1500 regions, municipalities, local governments and councils in European countries have already passed motions declaring themselves as TTIP/CETA/TiSA-free zones! Many of the representatives of these authorities (together with activists, NGOs […]

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German Pirate Party Receive 2.2 % in Elections, No Seats in Parliament

German Pirate Party Receive 2.2 % in Elections, No Seats in Parliament

The first results of the German federal election were revealed on Sunday 22 September, 2013. The German Pirate Party received about 2.2 % of the votes, 0.2 percentage points more than in the last federal elections of 2009. This was a good result but unfortunately not enough for them to receive mandates in the German Parliament. Despite the internal issues the German party had this year, their number of voters has increased in comparison to the last federal election […]

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High Hopes for the German Pirates on Sunday’s Election

High Hopes for the German Pirates on Sunday’s Election

Sunday September 22, 2013 sees the federal elections for the German Pirate Party. Pirate Times sat down with candidate MP Felicitas Steinhoff to discuss these last few days before the election. “Two thirds of the  voters are still undecided, so it depends on how many people we can  mobilize till Sunday”, noted Felicitas. Everything is unpredictable until the closure of the polls and the counting of the votes. […]

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