Peace and Disarmament

18.10.2019

Nonviolence Charter: Progress Report 15 (October 2019)

Nonviolence Charter: Progress Report 15 (October 2019)

By Robert J. Burrowes, Anita McKone & Anahata Giri Dear Fellow Signatories of the Nonviolence Charter, How are you all? And welcome to our most recent signatories and organizations! This is the latest six-monthly report on progress in relation to ‘The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World’ –… »

17.10.2019

Extinction Rebellion targets arms industry: Disarm to Decarbonise

Extinction Rebellion targets arms industry: Disarm to Decarbonise

XR Peace has today joined with other anti-arms trade activists to stage a day of action targeting key players in the polluting, oppressive arms industry. At 8am, XR Peace activists glued and locked themselves onto the doors of Leonardo UK’s HQ in Great George Street to protest the company’s involvement… »

17.10.2019

Human Violence: Pervasive, Multi-dimensional and Extinction-threatening

Human Violence: Pervasive, Multi-dimensional and Extinction-threatening

Violence is pervasive throughout human society and it has a vast range of manifestations. Moreover, some of these manifestations – particularly the threat of nuclear war (which might start regionally), the climate catastrophe and the ongoing ecological devastation, as well as geoengineering and the deployment of 5G – threaten imminent… »

15.10.2019

Chile: Congressman Hirsch presents project against war

Chile: Congressman Hirsch presents project against war

Today, Tuesday, October 15, Humanist Congressman Tomás Hirsch will present, together with Congressmen Labra (PC), Fernández (PS), Marzán (PPD), Mirosevic (PL), Boric (Conv) and Girardi (PPD) a constitutional reform project that seeks to make Chile renounce war as a method of conflict resolution. The initiative has a pure article that… »

13.10.2019

Achieving the Possible

Achieving the Possible

 A Lesson from Two, Middle East, Antinuclear Activists By Jhon Sánchez I always had asked myself what I can do to abolish nuclear weapons. The feeling of powerlessness sets on me. I’m not a diplomat, nor a head of state, nor an elected official. With that feeling, on October 10,… »

12.10.2019

The 2nd World March: two journeys in one for the nonviolent revolution 

The 2nd World March: two journeys in one for the nonviolent revolution 

At the launch of the 2nd Wold March for Peace and Nonviolence in Madrid, on October 2nd, International Nonviolence Day that commemorates Gandhi’s birth, Rafael de la Rubia said: “It should be said that this is not just a peripheral journey through the surface of the planet, through the… »

12.10.2019

Ecuador: Resistance goes on

Ecuador: Resistance goes on

Pictures: Marcelo Rivera, William Tipán and Walker Vizcarra Video: Walker Vizcarra Ecuador has had 9 days of protests and paralysis at the national level, after having ordered the elimination of subsidies and other economic measures by executive decree. The days of protest have been… »

11.10.2019

The Nobel Committee Is Doing Better

The Nobel Committee Is Doing Better

By David Swanson The committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize was right not to give the prize to Greta Thunberg, who deserves the highest prizes available, but not one created to fund the work of abolishing war and militaries. That cause ought to be central to the work of… »

11.10.2019

Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize: but big challenges still await Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize: but big challenges still await Ethiopia

Mohammed Girma, University of Pretoria for The Conversation Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. He becomes the 100th Nobel Peace Prize winner, and the first Ethiopian to receive the accolade. Abiy is the 12th winner from Africa to be awarded the… »

11.10.2019

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence enters Africa

The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence enters Africa

By Antonio Gancedo After several members of the Base Team of the March in Tarifa came together, some from Seville and others from the Port of Santamaría, together they headed for Tangier in Morocco It is in Tarifa where several members of the Base Team of the March came together… »

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