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17.03.2011

Implications of the failure of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant

Steven Starr from Physicians for Nuclear Responsibility wrote for Pressenza about the events in Japan at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. “If enough brave people sacrifice their health and lives, against all odds they will manage to get the situation under control at Fukushima Daiichi. If not, then large areas of northern Japan could be left uninhabitable for centuries.” »

14.03.2011

World without Wars calls for a rapid end to the use of nuclear energy in the light of Japanese earthquake

The earthquake in Japan and the subsequent meltdown of nuclear reactors in Japan has caused fears of a nuclear catastrophe of unprecedented scale. With the approach of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, which non-industry supported investigations report the deaths of up to 950,000 people, World without Wars spokesperson speaks out about the use of nuclear energy. »

11.03.2011

World without Wars remembers the attacks on Atocha Station and expresses concern for the nuclear power stations in Japan

The World without Wars World Coordination Team today remembered the victims of the terrorist attacks of the 11th of March 2004 and denounced all forms of violent action and social injustice in the world with a visit to Atocha Station in Madrid. "We need reconciliation: a reconciliation between all peoples of all cultures and all religions." »

10.03.2011

World without Wars and Violence meets in Madrid in a moment of great hope and optimism

The International Coordination team of World without Wars started its meeting today in Madrid, Spain, bringing together all 12 members of the team coming from 11 countries who speak 8 different mother tongues. “The world is changing and we take strength from this and we hope that what we achieve in these days can also give inspiration and support to all our activists.” »

05.03.2011

New Vienna Organisation to Spur Disarmament

The Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation is a new feather in the cap for Austria, which served as a bridge between East and West under the leadership of Chancellor Bruno Kreisky in the 1970s, and was the venue of some early rounds of the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks (START) between the United States and the now defunct Soviet Union. »

22.02.2011

A new Park of Study and Reflection

After two years of several efforts and failures, finally it has been decided the creation of a new Park of Study and Reflection for the Czech Republic. The place is called Březno and it is located at about 45 minutes from Prague going North-West. In the site there are already buildings for the Center of Studies, Center of Work and for the Workshop. »

22.02.2011

A new Center of Studies for Mikebuda Park

During the same days in which at the Czech Republic the decision of creating a new Park of Study and Reflection is taken, at the existing one of Mikebuda in Hungry, it has been bought the new Center of Studies. It is located at the land next to the Park and it has already some existing buildings of an old school, which can be re-utilized after reparations. »

21.02.2011

Position statement regarding the situation in Libya

World without Wars is following the dramatic events of recent days in Libya with deep concern. The victory of non-violent popular protest in Tunisia and Egypt clearly did not serve as a lesson for Gaddafi who responds to demonstrations by hiring mercenaries, firing rockets and shooting protesters from helicopters, blaming “thugs, inmates, foreigners and Islamists”! »

16.02.2011

Hitler and the Germans. Nation and Crime.

This exhibit at the German Historical Museum shows 50 years of history. From 1920 with the appearance of Hitler as the “drummer” announcing the imminent arrival of a saviour to Hitler’s elevation to power in 1933 as the “Fuehrer” to his fiery departure in 1945 and final disappearance with the scattering of his ashes in 1970. »

14.02.2011

World without Wars to meet as the Arab world deals with the reality of a new Egypt

In a moment of global optimism following the non-violent revolution that swept through Tunisia and then Egypt, World without Wars and Violence meets to consider the current global situation and plan its strategy for the coming year. “We have not been this inspired at global events since the fall of the Iron Curtain.” »

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