Peace and Disarmament

19.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Korea-UN: Political peace conference needed

Korea-UN: Political peace conference needed

UNITED NATIONS: POLITICAL PEACE CONFERENCE NEEDED! Please sign our petition: Dear United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, On this 70th anniversary of Korea’s division, we urge the United Nations to broker a Political Peace Conference, as called for in Article 4 Paragraph 60 of the Korean War Armistice Agreement, to … »

18.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

ICAN campaign, NPT, and the humanitarian initiative

ICAN campaign, NPT, and the humanitarian initiative

Dear Friends, [Alice Slater writes] There’s no doubt that the ICAN campaign and the humanitarian initiative which started in Norway, and then went on to Mexico and Austria has shaken things up at the NPT.   There’s a new impatience with the nuclear weapons states’ commitment to a “step by step” … »

16.05.2015 Reaching Critical Will

Ban nuclear weapons, reject massive nuclear violence

Ban nuclear weapons, reject massive nuclear violence

Throughout the four weeks of the nuclear non-proliferation review conference at the UN in New York, the campaign group “Reaching Critical Will” of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom produces a daily newsletter.  Pressenza reproduces this editorial with the permission of Ray Acheson, the editor.  At … »

16.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Bangsamoro Basic Law needed for Mindanao

Bangsamoro Basic Law needed for Mindanao

Caloocan City Representative Edgar Erice said that Congress owes it to our fellow Filipinos in Mindanao to pass the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). “Basta tayo sa Kongreso gawin natin yung trabaho natin, ibigay natin yung para sa mga kababayan nating Muslim (For us in Congress, let’s do our job and give our Muslim countrymen what they deserve),” Erice said during a forum on the proposed law organized by the House of Representatives … »

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