Peace and Disarmament

17.06.2013

Noam Chomsky at the 2013 Global Media Forum

Noam Chomsky at the 2013 Global Media Forum

Today Noam Chomsky spoke at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn, and we leave for you the link to his very much interesting words:… »

13.06.2013

Manning Aunt Testifies at Military Trial; Assange Emerges in Testimony

Manning Aunt Testifies at Military Trial; Assange Emerges in Testimony

The trial of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning continues at Fort Meade, Maryland. On Tuesday, Manning’s aunt testified he told her of his initial hope that the video he released of a U.S. helicopter shooting dead Iraqi civilians would become “big news” in the United States. Prosecutors also elicited more… »

06.06.2013

Hacker Who Alerted Gov’t Testifies at Bradley Manning Trial

Hacker Who Alerted Gov’t Testifies at Bradley Manning Trial

The military court-martial of accused Army whistleblower Bradley Manning continued at Fort Meade, Maryland, on Tuesday for a second day. Witnesses included Adrian Lamo, the convicted computer hacker who turned Manning in to U.S. authorities after the two became friends online. Lamo testified that Manning expressed hope the files he… »

04.06.2013

Syrian dust

Syrian dust

It sounds like a jet approaching, and everybody, it’s a matter of instants, stares at each other, your words stifled in your mouth; but it’s only a gate that slides and shuts. A hatchet chopping fi-rewood is a burst from a kalashnikov, the step of a woman’s heel a sniper… »

30.05.2013

U.S. Chemical Weapons in Panama

U.S. Chemical Weapons in Panama

During an inspection visit in 2001, a team of specialists from the OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons), confirmed the existence of US chemical weapons in Panama, left behind –like other war materials and poisoning items- by the US armed forces who had to evacuate the country to… »

28.05.2013

Mass Rally for Bradley Manning at Fort Meade on June 1st

Mass Rally for Bradley Manning at Fort Meade on June 1st

After more than three years of imprisonment, including nine months of torture, Nobel Peace Prize nominee Bradley Manning’s trial will finally begin June 3rd, 2013, in military courtroom at Fort Meade, Maryland. The outcome of this trial will determine whether a conscience-driven 25-year-old WikiLeaks whistle-blower spends the rest of his… »

27.05.2013

Hans Blix tells UK it does not need Trident. But war is already a little nuclear

Hans Blix tells UK it does not need Trident. But war is already a little nuclear

At the Hay literary festival Hans Blix, nuclear weapons inspector whose advice was spectacularly disregarded over Iraq’s WMD, has told the UK that renewal of its Trident nuclear capability with a cost of £100 billion would not serve any purpose, or make Britain safer. He suggested it may have more… »

24.05.2013

A peaceful solution of the conflict must be decided by the Syrian people alone – Interview to Paul Larudee

A peaceful solution of the conflict must be decided by the Syrian people alone – Interview to Paul Larudee

Paul Larudee has been part of the delegation that with Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, has visited Syria in early May. Paul wrote various press releases that Pressenza published together with the articles of Marinella Correggia, who was part of the same delegation. In this interview, we… »

23.05.2013

On the Road to Damascus: brief-report

On the Road to Damascus: brief-report

Antonio C. S Rosa, editor, TRANSCEND Media Service, participated, May 1-11, 2013 in the Mussalaha International Peace Delegation to Lebanon-Syria alongside Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire, from Ireland, and 15 others from eight countries. This peace activist has compiled and written a report on the days progress, on… »

14.05.2013

International campaign to free Nathan Blanc, Israeli refusenik

International campaign to free Nathan Blanc, Israeli refusenik

On May 12, 2013, Nathan Blanc was sentenced to a tenth term, of 28 days in prison. He had been released from military prison on Sunday, May 5, 2013, after serving a 20-day term for refusing to serve in the Israeli Army.  So far he has been sentenced to… »

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