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05.08.2016 Pressenza Hong Kong

The human cost of nuclear weapons

The human cost of nuclear weapons

The human cost of nuclear weapons The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, a global humanitarian network Since their first use in 1945, the world has known about the catastrophic effects of nuclear weapons. Today, the urgency of the threat of these weapons has faded for many, and… »

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… »

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