Peace

04.06.2016 David Swanson

Lessons for Peace from Back in the USSR

Lessons for Peace from Back in the USSR

In the early 1980s almost nobody from the United States traveled to the Soviet Union or vice versa. The Soviets wouldn’t let anybody out, and good Americans were disinclined to visit the Evil Empire. But a woman in California named Sharon Tennison took the threat of nuclear war with the… »

29.05.2016 Johanna Heuveling

Preparations for a World Peace Congress in Berlin

Preparations for a World Peace Congress in Berlin

“The World is over-armed and Peace is under-funded”. With these words from Ban Ki-moon the International Peace Bureau (IPB) is organising a World congress for Disarmament at the Technical University in Berlin from the 30th of September to the 2nd of October. On the 27th of May… »

28.05.2016 Tony Henderson

United youth voice demands for peace in South Korea

United youth voice demands for peace in South Korea

In many cities besides Seoul, including Sydney, New York City, Manila, Shanghai, Cape Town and Oakland; youth, women, and citizens generally marched for peace on May 25, 2016, with the behest to replace the current culture of war with a culture of peace. The World Peace Gate in Seoul’s Olympic… »

20.05.2016 Pressenza Athens

Palestine in the Media: A call for light and hope in the darkness

Palestine in the Media: A call for light and hope in the darkness

Pressenza was invited to participate in the Palestine International Forum for Media and Communication that took place on May 18-19, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. Our representative, Marianella Kloka, was given the opportunity to address with a short speech the audience, mainly Arab journalists and media consultants, during the final session:… »

12.05.2016 Pressenza IPA

Memorial Day – Palestinian-Israeli ceremony

Memorial Day  – Palestinian-Israeli ceremony

Text and images by Aaron Elberg On Memorial Day Israelis remember those fallen for their country. However, in the eleventh consecutive ceremony, thousands of people came yesterday, Tuesday, 10, to commemorate in a ceremony different from the ones that are usually carried out, those who have fallen on both… »

10.02.2016 Human Wrongs Watch

Violence Is a Preventable Disease

Human Wrongs Watch By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate* BELFAST, 9 February 2016 (IPS) – The World Health Organization has said that ‘Violence is a preventable disease’ and people are not born violent, rather we all… »

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