Peace and Disarmament

16.08.2018

[UK] Alarm over involvement of children at Armed Forces Day events

[UK] Alarm over involvement of children at Armed Forces Day events

By  Press Release Point  Posted June 30th, 2018 for Ekklesia Local authorities around the UK have been challenged over the involvement of children in events to mark Armed Forces Day this weekend (Saturday 30 June). Human rights groups warned that the armed forces are increasingly… »

11.08.2018

How international travel is changing the narrative on violence in Chicago

How international travel is changing the narrative on violence in Chicago

By Henry Cervantes August 10, 2018 When one sees Chicago in headlines, violent images — particularly those involving African American and Latino youth — often come to mind. The city’s segregated neighborhoods, like Austin, Englewood, North Lawndale, Garfield Park and Little Village, are predominantly black and… »

10.08.2018

How do we decolonize Peace Research?

How do we decolonize Peace Research?

By PRIO (Peace Research Institute Oslo) blogs Posted August 6, 2018 by Christiana Kallon & filed under International Summer School This is a guest blog post by a student who attended this year’s Peace Research course… »

09.08.2018

Syrian army secures borderline with Jordan, Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

Syrian army secures borderline with Jordan, Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

“We have lived a frightening life in the past three years under the IS control. They robbed our house and furniture but did not give us money. When the Syrian army bombarded here, we escaped to the valley. Soldiers came over telling us not to escape because this area is… »

09.08.2018

Colombia marches for life and for Peace

Colombia marches for life and for Peace

By Diana Hernández (translation Pressenza London) On Tuesday, August 7, the right-wing and Uribe presidency of Colombia was assumed by Iván Duque, in the midst of a wave of murders of social and union leaders that has been taking place in recent months. There is also concern that Duque is… »

09.08.2018

Nagasaki Peace Declaration

Nagasaki Peace Declaration

As on the 6th of August we published the Hiroshima Peace Declaration, today is the anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing and we publish the Nagasaki Peace Declaration calling on Japan and all other nations to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. It was on this… »

06.08.2018

Hiroshima Day: Mayors for Peace

Hiroshima Day: Mayors for Peace

Mayors for Peace to Rafael de la Rubia, World without Wars and Violence I hope this email finds you well. Let me express our heartfelt gratitude for your continued support for the activities of Mayors for Peace. Today, the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Mayor Matsui… »

06.08.2018

City of Hiroshima peace declaration

City of Hiroshima peace declaration

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, which with the bombing of Nagasaki 3 days later, caused the immediate deaths of over 200,000 people, and the subsequent deaths of tens of thousands more.  Every year, the City of Hiroshima commemorates the victims and calls for peace and… »

04.08.2018

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know

August 3, 2018 ICAN Next week marks 73 years since two atomic bombs were dropped over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Hundreds of thousands of people were killed and maimed, and the effects are still being felt today. But while the mushroom clouds became iconic symbols of mass… »

01.08.2018

Peace as Form of Life

Peace as Form of Life

By Tito Alvarado Of the world’s more than six thousand extant languages, three thousand have little chance of continuing to be used in the next century. This tragic fact represents a terrible finding: we will lose three thousand ways to approach life and humanity from the perspective of others in… »

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