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28.04.2009

Youth Organizations Take Action for Peace

Under the slogan “The future is on its way” hundreds of young people took part in a demonstration in the town center of Buenos Aires to support the Worldwide March for Peace and Non Violence. »

23.04.2009

Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi proposes International Convention To Eradicate Poverty

Lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Shirin Ebadi, the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, was in Montreal at the Millennium summit on April 16 with others major players and key figures from government organizations, civil society, and leading international humanitarian organizations to raise awareness on the importance on sustainable development and the eradication of poverty. At the Summit, Dr. Ebadi proposed an International Convention to eradicate poverty. »

20.04.2009

To Obama on Torture: Do the Right Thing

President Obama's decision to release the "torture memos" was a victory for transparency; but his decision not to prosecute the agents who committed torture is wrong, and betrays his own calls for accountability and moral renewal. »

19.04.2009

Mia Farrow calls out for immediate action to avoid famine in Darfur

Actress and UNICEF ambassador Mia Farrow was a guest speaker at the recent Millenium Summit in Montreal. She spoke about the crisis in Darfur, a region she has visited 11 times since 2004. »

14.04.2009

India and Pakistan: Common Dreams – Good Neighbours

The problems between India and Pakistan are not problems of common people, but problems of those who are deciding for all. »

12.04.2009

Nuclear disarmament: the first step towards constructing a world of Peace

We are starting to see signals from different sectors about the urgency for nuclear disarmament, the first of the objectives of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence. »

12.04.2009

Rigoberta Menchú Endorses the World March for Peace and Nonviolence

The Nobel Peace Prize winner recently confirmed her support for the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, an initiative of the Humanist Movement. She also said she would be pleased to welcome the marchers when they pass through her country. »

06.04.2009

GANDHI WALK

'In this age of the atom bomb, unadulterated nonviolence is the only force that can confound all the tricks of violence put together.' »

06.04.2009

10,000 people marched on Wall Street to protest the wars

On April 4, in honor of Dr. King and his visionary 'Beyond Vietnam' speech in 1967, 10,000 people marched on Wall Street to protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and to demand a larger investment in the needs of our communities. Labor, veterans, students, immigrant rights groups, military families, faith-based people, women's groups, and community groups joined for a lively, vibrant march. »

04.04.2009

It’s Time To Get Rid Of Nuclear Weapons

The destructive force of nuclear weapons in the world today is hundreds of millions of times more powerful than that of the atom bomb dropped in Hiroshima in 1945. President Barack Obama’s proposal to reduce atomic warhead arsenals by 80 percent has given rise to the hope of eradicating the threat of nuclear proliferation »

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