Peace and Disarmament

27.09.2018

ICAN activists unroll 20 meter long banner on top of BNP Paribas building in Germany

ICAN activists unroll 20 meter long banner on top of BNP Paribas building in Germany

This morning, in a spectacular action for Nuclear Abolition Day, three German ICAN activists protested against BNP Paribas Bank’s investments in nuclear weapons. They unrolled a 20 meter banner with the slogan “Stop Investing in Nuclear Weapons” on the roof of the building where BNP Paribas has their offices. The… »

27.09.2018

Global protests at BNP Paribas offices: End support for nuclear weapons production!

Global protests at BNP Paribas offices: End support for nuclear weapons production!

Don’t Bank on the Bomb, a project in conjunction with ICAN, took advantage of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons to urge BNP Paribas to withdraw their $8 billion support for nuclear weapons producing companies. The production of nuclear weapons will soon be illegal under… »

27.09.2018

Nuclear Ban Treaty 38% of the way into force after only one year

Nuclear Ban Treaty 38% of the way into force after only one year

Anti-nuclear activists around the world were celebrating the tremendous achievement that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is almost half way into force on this the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.  The date, 26th September, commemorates the day in 1983 when Lieutenant Colonel… »

25.09.2018

Feeding Militarism: The US Imperial Consensus

Feeding Militarism: The US Imperial Consensus

By Dr Binoy Kampmark The US military industrial complex reigns like a ravenous ruler in search of new funding prospects. It has done well this year, with the Trump administration pushing the sale that the imperium needs more ruddy cash and indulgent expenditure to cope with all manner of evils. … »

24.09.2018

“Return the Occupied Territories!” Tomas Hirsch on the Israel-Palestine conflict

“Return the Occupied Territories!” Tomas Hirsch on the Israel-Palestine conflict

We interviewed the humanist Deputy [to the Chilean National Congress] of the Frente Amplio [Broad Front], Tomás Hirsch, given his recent visit to Israel and Palestine, asking him first of all in what context and why this trip to the area took place. Tomás Hirsch: I belong – although I… »

23.09.2018

Reasons for disarmament? All of them!

Reasons for disarmament? All of them!

Weapons never served to truly advance the human being. They were always used for the benefit of the few at the cost of the life, pain and suffering of the great majority, even though the latter was used and continues to be used as a justification. And victories – if… »

21.09.2018

Lawmakers Urge for Resources to Implement Peace Agreement in Colombia

Lawmakers Urge for Resources to Implement Peace Agreement in Colombia

Bogota, Sep 20 (Prensa Latina) Legislators from different parties in Colombia demanded from the government the resources to implement the Peace Deal with the former FARC guerrilla group.   Brought together in the Senate Peace Commission, the congress people expressed their concern about the current reintegration of former guerrillas who,… »

18.09.2018

Tribute to Silo: “The future is open, a future of all for all”.

Tribute to Silo: “The future is open, a future of all for all”.

16/9/18 Today marks the eighth anniversary of the death of Argentine thinker and writer Mario Rodríguez Cobos, who wrote under the pen name Silo. The founder of Universalist Humanism or New Humanism described himself simply as a writer and thinker. That his legacy goes far beyond that is beyond doubt. »

16.09.2018

How Afghanistan’s peace movement is winning hearts and minds

How Afghanistan’s peace movement is winning hearts and minds

By Roshni Kapur September 13, 2018 In May 2018, a group of seven Afghans in the mostly Taliban controlled province of Helmand set off on a more than 370-mile peace journey to the capital city, Kabul, sparking a nationwide movement. Residents of Helmand have been paying… »

11.09.2018

Leave Syria the Hell Alone

Leave Syria the Hell Alone

By David Swanson Last weekend I was on Iranian TV being asked about the meeting in Tehran at which the presidents of Iran and Russia had refused to agree with the President of Turkey to stop bombing people in Syria. I said Iran and Russia were wrong. I also said… »

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