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Ex-UN arms inspector: Get rid of Assad’s arsenal

Deutsche Welle, Press Release Ex-UN arms inspector: Get rid of Assad’s arsenal Former UN arms inspector Rolf Ekéus tells DW why it’s unlikely that the expected UN report on the use of chemical weapons in Syria will include a smoking…

Occupy vs the London Arms Fair aka DSEi

From Occupy London “Marking almost two years since Occupy took on London Stock Exchange, this mass mobilisation will challenge another pillar of global injustice: the arms industry which dominates public spending priorities, and profits from conflict and repression. The action…

Humanist Party: Ceremony/Vigil for a Nonviolent Solution & Against a Possible US Military Strike in Syria

Just before President Obama deliver his speech TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 AT 7 PM 46th Street & Queens Blvd under the arch, Sunnyside, Queens New York City Humanist Party   >> No to military attacks on Syria by any country >> We request…

Obama and Putin: Time For Diplomacy on Syria

“Never has the use of violence brought peace in its wake. War begets war, violence begets violence.” So said Pope Francis, addressing the crowd on Sunday in the Vatican City’s St. Peter’s Square. He was speaking about the crisis in…

Ex-World Leaders Urge U.S. to Forego Military Attack on Syria

By Thalif Deen | UNITED NATIONS, Sep 4 2013 (IPS) – The United States, which is preparing to launch a military strike on Syria, is being cautioned by several former world leaders and Nobel Peace laureates to seek a political…

Occupy vs. the London Arms Fair

On Sunday the 8th September, the Occupy movement will take action against the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEi) arms fair in East London, which is billed as “The world leading defence and security event”. Marking almost two years since Occupy…

Latin America reaffirms anti-nuclear commitment

The Treaty of Tlatelolco is the conventional name given to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean. It is embodied in the OPANAL (the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin…

Against US airstrike on Syria

We started to cover Syria, it was February 2012, because we believed a red line had been crossed: demonstrations against Assad were being swept away by bullets and mortar fire. But confrontation between the regime and the newborn Free Army,…

London to host one of the world’s biggest arms fairs and why it shouldn’t happen.

By Kaye Stearman 13 September 2012 for OpenDemocracy. After being home to several Olympic competitions this summer, London’s ExCel Centre is to host one of the world’s most important arms fairs in 2013. But the event’s past affiliations with autocratic…

Photo contest “Peace is…”

Vacations are usefull for imagining changes for your future. That is what we discovered this August and we decided to change the Closing Date of your entries! The new Closing Date is November 30th! Judges will take place on December…

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