Peace

07.01.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

Photo exhibition shows another face of Afghanistan

Photo exhibition shows another face of Afghanistan

It’s been said that peace is not merely the absence of war, but the presence of justice. That spirit underpinned the Peace Campaign 2015 photo exhibition that ran from November 25 to 27 in the historical Bagh-e Babur Park in Kabul. By Wahida Paikan Organized by Watch on Basic Rights Afghanistan … »

06.01.2016 Baher Kamal

… And All of a Sudden Syria!

… And All of a Sudden Syria!

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* 5 January 2016 (IPS) – The “big five” – i.e., the most military powerful states on earth (US, UK, France, Russia and China) have just agreed that it would be about time to end the Syrian five-year long human tragedy. Before reaching … »

03.01.2016 Redacción Chile

Peaceful New Year 2016

Peaceful New Year 2016

2016 marks five years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Peace Boat will continue to support recovery efforts in the region and sail for a nuclear free, sustainable future. 2015 was a historical year marking 70 years since the end of World War II and Japanese colonisation in … »

28.11.2015 Rédaction France

COP21 – war and peace

COP21 – war and peace

Par Ben Cramer. An argu­ment can be made that COP21 must address the sub­ject of war and peace as an eco­log­i­cal issue. Because secrecy veils the true num­bers, it is dif­fi­cult to accu­rately deter­mine the amount of atmos­pheric pol­lu­tion caused by the mil­i­tary. Nonethe­less, it is sig­nif­i­cant. »

20.11.2015 Tony Henderson

A Culture of Peace Is the Best Alternative to Terrorism

A Culture of Peace Is the Best Alternative to Terrorism

 As the culture of war, which has dominated human civilization for 5,000 years, begins to crumble, its contradictions become more evident. This is especially so in the matter of terrorism. By David Adams, World Beyond War http://worldbeyondwar.org/a-culture-of-peace-is-the-best-alternative-to-terrorism/ What is terrorism? Let us begin with some of the … »

06.09.2015 Pressenza Budapest

“NATO is not the solution for security in the Baltic”

“NATO is not the solution for security in the Baltic”

This weekend in a conference in Helsinki, Finland organised by the “No to war, no to NATO” campaign and hosted by peace and anti-war organisations from Sweden and Finland, a string of experts, diplomats and peace campaigners echoed the sentiment expressed by the opening speaker Markku Kangaspuro of the … »

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