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04.05.2018

Protest Against Neglect of Handmade Products

Protest Against Neglect of Handmade Products

Townhall, Bengaluru 6th May 2018, Sunday 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Gram Seva Sangh supports the struggles for sustenance of hand-making people across India, who constitute a majority of its poor, disadvantaged and marginalized. Over the last year, Gram Seva Sangh has been spearheading a movement to enable sustainable livelihoods… »

03.05.2018

Malalai Joya: I have to spread the truth about Afghanistan and awaken the consciousness of people

Malalai Joya: I have to spread the truth about Afghanistan and awaken the consciousness of people

Malalai Joya is an Afghan politician, activist and writer. As an elected Member of Parliament, on December 17, 2003 in the Loya Jirga assembly, she denounced the presence of people she called “warlords and war criminals” in Parliament. Since then she has suffered attacks and death threats, so much that… »

02.05.2018

#Truth for Sana

#Truth for Sana

Women’s March Milan supports the call for truth in the reported honor killing of young Italian-Pakistani woman Sana Cheema. We join the voices of activists Wajahat Abbas Kazmi, Sveva Basirah Balzini and Elena De Piccoli in demanding the #TruthForSana from Pakistani and Italian authorities. We cannot rest until a cause of… »

01.05.2018

Press Statement: Greening the Mines

Press Statement: Greening the Mines

It looks like the sun is not shining brighter for the mining industry as the government led by no other than the President himself, rants against mining companies compelling them to plant trees. Later on, this was followed by the Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources who… »

01.05.2018

Peace Comes to Korea: Let’s Understand Why

Peace Comes to Korea: Let’s Understand Why

By David Swanson When peace shows its face, and weapons companies’ stocks plummet, we have to do more than just cheer. We have to avoid misunderstanding where peace comes from. We have to recognize the forces that want to destroy it. We have to work to make it last and… »

28.04.2018

“Our Dreams Are Coming True”: Peace Activists Celebrate as Korean Leaders Vow to Officially End War

“Our Dreams Are Coming True”: Peace Activists Celebrate as Korean Leaders Vow to Officially End War

History has been made on the Korean peninsula today, as South Korean President Moon Jae-In and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un shook hands at the Demilitarized Zone between the two countries and pledged to work to denuclearize the peninsula and to declare the official end to the Korean War. Today’s… »

28.04.2018

A Piece of World Peace History In-The-Making

A Piece of World Peace History In-The-Making

By Jan Oberg Please watch the video below carefully. You’ll see what could – could, and most likely will – become a piece of world peace history. Note the body language of the two leaders – warm smiles and long handshakes. In spite of being one and the same nation,… »

27.04.2018

Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula

Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula

During this momentous period of historical transformation on the Korean Peninsula, reflecting the enduring aspiration of the Korean people for peace, prosperity and unification, President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea held an… »

27.04.2018

Arrest, Deportation of Sister Patricia Fox and International Support Groups Worries Social Development and Advocacy Networks

Arrest, Deportation of Sister Patricia Fox and International Support Groups Worries Social Development and Advocacy Networks

The Philippine Misereor Partnership, Inc. (PMPI), a social development and advocacy network pushing for peace and development, expresses concern over the series of arrests aimed at limiting the engagement of international partners and solidarity groups with the Filipino community. April 16, Sister Pat Fox, 71, an Australian missionary living in… »

21.04.2018

Open Line of Communication Between Korean Leaders

Open Line of Communication Between Korean Leaders

Seoul, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People”s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea opened today the telephone line that its leaders will use before their summit and as part of the approach and detente ongoing in the peninsula. The Seoul government said the channel connects the office of… »

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