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Stopping the arms fair in London

Part of this email was written to you from inside a body bag outside the Cutty Sark. We were there to get in the way of a lavish drinks reception, hosted by arms company BAE Systems to woo delegates to…

Can nuclear war be avoided?

 PressInfo Contact TFF Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research Vegagatan 25, S – 22457 Lund, Sweden (+46) 738 52 52 00 Can nuclear warbe avoided?       By Gunnar Westberg, TFF Board member TFF PressInfo # 343 Lund, Sweden,…

‘A Culture of Peace’

Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by thanking H.E. Sam Kutesa, President of the General Assembly for convening this meeting on the topic of ‘A Culture of Peace’. I believe the issue at hand today is of…

OCCUPY joins Stop the Arms Fair and Campaign Against the Arms Trade for 6 day occupation of DSEi

See Facebook page for information, pictures and videos In September, the world’s largest arms fair is taking place in London. Weapons and equipment specifically designed to inflict suffering, pain, injury and death will be bought and sold in London Docklands.…

Japanese opposition parties and people protest in Tokyo

August 30, 2015 in the afternoon, Tokyo Japan, 120,000 people held a protest rally against the security bill. Shouting slogans: “fascists intolerable!” “Abe step down!” “Abandon Security Act!” This was the largest rally held in Japan recently, with the largest…

UN Forum on The Culture of Peace to Include the Role of Media

Read the headlines on any given day, and it’s easy to assume that people are driven by conflict and greed. But are we getting the whole—or even the true—story? Michael Nagler, a noted peace scholar and award-winning author, will discuss…

Lampedusa, Italy and Gangjeon Village, South Korea win 2015 IPB peace prize

The IPB is delighted to announce its decision to award the annual Sean MacBride Peace Prize to two island communities who, in different circumstances, show proof of a profound commitment to peace and social justice. LAMPEDUSA is a small island…

NATO must be consigned to the rubbish heap of history

During the weekend conference on NATO and Russia in the Baltic Area organised by the No to War, No to NATO campaign, Reiner Brown, co-President of the International Peace Bureau participated in a panel meeting on the subject of Common…

“NATO is not the solution for security in the Baltic”

This weekend in a conference in Helsinki, Finland organised by the “No to war, no to NATO” campaign and hosted by peace and anti-war organisations from Sweden and Finland, a string of experts, diplomats and peace campaigners echoed the sentiment…

Jammu & Kashmir: is it really about who started it?

Pakistan India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy Joint Statement Is it really about who started it? The Ceasefire violations on the LoC and the International Border, by India and Pakistan must stop immediately September 3, 2015 The Indian government…

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