Peace and Disarmament

12.02.2015

Ukraine – caught between two outsides

Ukraine – caught between two outsides

Much of the American media (and many of us in general) see the Ukraine in terms of the old Soviet Union, either leaping to a defense of Russia or to total hostility to it (as if we are re-fighting the Cold War). There is no sense of history. Not even… »

11.02.2015

Showing solidarity -Vigil for Japanese victims of ISIS in cities across Japan

Showing solidarity -Vigil for Japanese victims of ISIS in cities across Japan

By Yoko Narita (Tokyo, Japan) Japanese version Vigil for the victims of the recent ISIS hostage crisis, Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa, took place simultaneously in eight different cities (Sapporo, Sendai, Chiba, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, and Fukuoka) in Japan at five o’clock in the evening on February 8. This… »

09.02.2015

Sending UK troops to the Middle East will be another disaster

Despite the Prime Minister ruling out British troops on the ground in Iraq or Syria in parliament, the government looks set to send 2,000 British troops to Jordan, which borders both of them and is currently involved in bombing Syria. Government sources are reported as saying these will be combat… »

09.02.2015

2015 women’s walk for peace in Korea

2015 women’s walk for peace in Korea

On May 24, 2015, 30 international women peacemakers from around the world will walk with Korean women, north and south, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea. We will hold international peace symposiums in Pyongyang and Seoul where we… »

07.02.2015

Kremlin trio meeting on Ukraine constructive: Russia

A high-profile meeting between leaders of Russia, Germany, and France on the crisis in eastern Ukraine has seen “constructive” negotiations, officials in Moscow say. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the talks in Moscow between Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and French President Francois Hollande have… »

07.02.2015

Kiev Goverment Fears Merkel, Hollande reach Agreement with Putin

Kiev, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Angela Mérkel and Francois Hollande left the Presidential Administration building without making statements to the press on their five-hour meeting with President Petro Poroshenko and left for Moscow where they are now meeting with Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin. The so-called party of war… »

06.02.2015

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a German-French initiative to stop deadly clashes in eastern Ukraine is aimed at defending peace all over Europe. “It’s about representing our interests – German-French – but also European interests…. It’s about European peace… and the free self-determination of peoples, which is part of this… »

06.02.2015

The war in Libya: Hillary Clinton pinned down by secret recordings

The war in Libya: Hillary Clinton pinned down by secret recordings

According to U.S. Intelligence the decision to attack Libya was unjustified and illegitimate and was carried on solely by the determination of Hillary Clinton. For readers familiar with geopolitical affairs or who follow them carefully this will certainly not be a surprise. It might even cause a sarcastic smile and… »

05.02.2015

Boko Haram Facing Mounting Regional Military Pressure

Boko Haram Facing Mounting Regional Military Pressure

Human Wrongs Watch By Obinna Anyadike*   ABUJA , 4 February 2015 (IRIN)* – Nigeria and its neighbors have launched a major military offensive that has retaken a string of border towns from Boko Haram. The move comes just ahead of talks in Cameroon to… »

04.02.2015

The Three Roles of the Arab Peace Initiative

The Three Roles of the Arab Peace Initiative

Human Wrongs Watch By Walid Salem*, 2 February 2015 – TRANSCEND Media Service In the current context, almost 13 years after its initiation and after the passing away of King Abdallah of Saudi Arabia who originally initiated it, the Arab Peace Initiative is seen to have the following… »

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