Peace and Disarmament

Ukraine, the kitchen of dehumanisation

This photo of a fallen Russian soldier in Ukraine is part of a new culinary start up in Kiev. It is a cake. You can choose from the pictures of the “dead aggressors” the one you like the most and…

Expulsions that liberate

18 July 2022, El Espectador It is 6:12 p.m. on Saturday 16 July; I am walking along and I get the first message announcing news as petty as it is absurd: Humberto de la Calle – the only statesman we…

Drop all charges against Ruslan Kotsaba

In Ukraine, a trial against Ukrainian journalist, pacifist and conscientious objector Ruslan Kotsaba will be held on Tuesday 19 July 2022, simply because he publicly expressed his pacifist views. The International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR), War Resisters’ International (WRI), the…

Ukrainian pacifist and objector Ruslan Kotsaba on trial again

In Ukraine, a trial against Ukrainian journalist, pacifist and conscientious objector Ruslan Kostaba will be held on Tuesday 19 July 2022, simply because he publicly expressed his pacifist views. The International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR), War Resisters’ International (WRI), the…

US: Guns Have to Go

According to the Gun Violence Archive, there have been 354 mass shootings in the US so far in 2022, and more than 24,000 people in this country have died as a result of gun violence (mass shootings, suicides, homicides, accidents,…

Two crimes in one: the horrific relation between War and Human Trafficking

Bombs, blood, civilians’ bodies lying on the streets, buildings burned to ashes and screams of horror. These are just a few of thousands of things that we imagine when we think of war. Sadly, it goes further, deeper and darker,…

‘You Don’t Got This’: Peace Group Blasts NYC’s New Nuclear Survival PSA

It’s difficult to take shelter during a thermonuclear attack, says ICAN, “when, in a matter of seconds, houses up to 175 kilometers away from the epicenter crumble like they are made of cards.” By Brett Wilkins Peace advocates on Tuesday…

Narek and the Nagorno Karabakh War

In his now classic “The Clash of Civilizations”, Samuel Huntington foresaw in the post-Cold War period a series of potentially explosive conflicts based no longer on the opposition between ideologies, but rather on the opposition between civilizations; the identity factor,…

Three Illuminating Quotes About The War In Ukraine

Noam Chomsky, John Pilger, and Chris Hedges have lent their expertise to the subject of the war in Ukraine with some recent comments that help bring some much-needed clarity to an often confusing and always contentious issue. Here they are:…

Interview with Sophia Sakorafa on NATO, Greece’s position and her resignation from the Greek Parliamentary Arms Committee

Last Monday, July 4th, the Deputy President of the Greek Parliament and MP of MeRA25 (greek DiEM25), Sophia Sakorafa, published a statement on social media about her resignation from the Greek Parliamentary Arms Committee, blaming the procedure that is systematically…

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