Peace and Disarmament

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4 January 2022. The Spectator Colombia, fourth day of the year 2022. The notebook has 365 pages. They say that the pages are blank, but it is not true: they are tattooed with the emotions, illusions and disappointments of the…

The Pentagon and CIA Have Shaped Thousands of Hollywood Movies into Super Effective Propaganda

Propaganda is most impactful when people don’t think it’s propaganda, and most decisive when it’s censorship you never knew happened. When we imagine that the U.S. military only occasionally and slightly influences U.S. movies, we are extremely badly deceived. The…

Innocent?

28 December 2021. The Spectator Last column of 2021. This year, five million people died in the world on account of COVID-19, not including the suicidal who were not infected by the virus, but collapsed from isolation, hunger or abuse;…

At Long Last, Ban Weaponized Drones

Former President Barack Obama recently tweeted that the day of a school shooting was the worst day of his presidency. Well, it certainly shouldn’t have been a good day, but, seriously, what the filibuster? Was it a bad day because…

Paradigm change needed to address the current crisis in Ukraine, Russia and NATO

Statement of the IPPNW Executive Committee issued 17 December 2021 The International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) is deeply concerned about the current tensions between NATO, Ukraine and Russia. There is an acute danger of war which…

Open Letter from Mayors for Peace to NPT States Parties

On behalf of Mayors for Peace, a global non-governmental organization with 8,059 member cities, we are writing to express our views prior to the NPT Review Conference that will open next January in New York. We urge all participants to…

Stockholm Initiative excludes nuclear weapons ban

On the occasion of yesterday’s ministerial meeting on the Stockholm Initiative, co-chaired by German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, Xanthe Hall, Disarmament Officer of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, comments: “The ministers of the so-called Stockholm Initiative…

New York City Council votes for Nuclear Weapons Divestment, Reaffirms NYC as Nuclear Weapon Free Zone and calls on US to sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

New York City-based members of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) are celebrating the bipartisan adoption of a package of nuclear disarmament legislation by the New York City Council, Thursday, December 9, 2021. “As a…

Mongolia accedes to UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

Mongolia acceded to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) on 10 December 2021, becoming the 57th state party. In a speech to the national parliament in October, the Mongolian foreign minister, Battsetseg Batmunkh, said that joining this landmark…

CHT In Bangladesh Towards Peace And Prosperity: Peace Accord In 1997 Paves The Way

by Hafizur Talukdar The Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord has entered into two eras. The agreement was signed 24 years ago with the aim of ending the bloody clashes between the Bengalis and the government forces and establishing peace with…

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