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06.08.2015 Pressenza Budapest

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

5 seconds: A reflection on Hiroshima

At a press conference on the 5th of August organised by the Greek branch of World without Wars and Violence and the Greek peace campaigner Panos Trigazis, in Athens, Nikos Stergiou gave this reflection on the Hiroshima bombing and it’s continued ramifications today. I close my eyes and I count … »

21.03.2015 Tony Robinson

Czechs object to US military show of strength: “Tanks? No, thanks!”

Czechs object to US military show of strength: “Tanks?  No, thanks!”

Czech anti-war campaigners have launched a new campaign to focus opposition to the proposed procession of US military equipment through the country having completed military exercises in the Baltic as part of “Operation Atlantic Resolve”. The US is building up its military capacity by upgrading its hardware and increasing numbers … »

12.02.2015 Pressenza Budapest

Greece: this is our chance

Greece: this is our chance

By Nikos Stergiou, World without Wars and Violence, Greece Last night was a different one in Athens. People were not used to this kind of attitude from the police, the media, the European people and the Greek Government itself. After more than 4 years since people gathered at the central … »

06.10.2014 Mundo sin Guerras y sin Violencia

2nd Active Nonviolence International Film Festival awards

2nd Active Nonviolence International Film Festival awards

The 2nd Active Nonviolence International Film Festival (FICNOVA) has awarded special prizes to five productions from different countries. FICNOVA is organised by volunteer teams of World without Wars and Violence, an international organisation of the Humanist Movement, together with other humanist organisations, groups and individuals who share the same purpose … »

25.09.2014 Pressenza Budapest

2nd of October: A World without Violence is Possible

2nd of October: A World without Violence is Possible

Only a couple of weeks have gone by since the virtual campaign for the 2nd of October, #nonviolenceday, started and it’s already spreading around the planet.  The campaign was created with the aim of increasing awareness of nonviolent ways to respond to the conflicts and violence we live in. More … »

10.08.2014 Mundo sin Guerras y sin Violencia

World without Wars calls on world governments to put into effect a “Uniting for Peace Resolution (377)” at the UN General Assembly

World without Wars calls on world governments to put into effect a “Uniting for Peace Resolution (377)” at the UN General Assembly

World without Wars and Violence, Humanist Organisation Press Release Every Israeli and every Palestinian is a sacred being. The recent ceasefire attempted to bring an end to four weeks of fighting that killed nearly 1,900 Palestinians, mostly civilians. Sixty-four Israeli soldiers and three civilians were also killed. World without … »

11.05.2014 Pressenza IPA

5th International Photo Contest “Peace Is”

5th International Photo Contest “Peace Is”

After being exposed at 8 different cities in Greece and Cyprus, and with more than 4000 visitors, the exhibition is now in Athens! From 13 until 16 May, at the Cultural Center of Athens, Academy Str. 50 (entrance from Solonos str.), at the Eu-topia cafe of the Information Centre Europe Direct, the … »

13.03.2014 Rafael De la Rubia

Ukraine: Warlike confrontations inadmissible today

Ukraine: Warlike confrontations inadmissible today

Again the same polarizations, tensions, provocations and pre-war situations. The conflict in Syria has not been resolved and the echoes from Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq, are still sounding. But the insatiable war machine needs even more feeding – this time in another strategic area for those playing geopolitics: the Ukraine. Rafael … »

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