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27.03.2020

Japanese American Activists Hold National Day of Action to Release All Immigrants in Detention Facing Threat of Covid-19

Japanese American Activists Hold National Day of Action to Release All Immigrants in Detention Facing Threat of Covid-19

Tsuru For Solidarity is joining Detention Watch Network’s #FreeThemAll campaign to release immigrants in ICE detention to prevent migrant jails from becoming epicenters of COVID-19 spread. In doing so, Tsuru For Solidarity will share stories of how illness and disease in the WWII camps impacted Japanese Americans, and why this… »

19.03.2020

Treat migrants with dignity and respect during pandemic: UN migration agency

Treat migrants with dignity and respect during pandemic: UN migration agency

The importance of treating migrants with dignity and respect has not changed, UN migration agency (IOM), spokesperson Joel Millman has told UN News, adding that the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on migrants, highly represented in the food industry, which is now seeing widespread shutdowns, is ‘a huge concern’… »

18.03.2020

March 8: The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence ends its journey in Madrid

March 8: The 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence ends its journey in Madrid

After 159 days travelling the planet with activities in 51 countries and 122 cities, overcoming multiple difficulties and unforeseen events, the World March team concluded its trip in Madrid on March 8, a date chosen as a tribute and a sign of support for women’s struggle. This arrival was celebrated… »

11.03.2020

Could the Coronavirus Change our Civilization Forever?

Could the Coronavirus Change our Civilization Forever?

Everything’s changing very rapidly in the last few weeks — economically, ecologically, technologically, and socially. Different from other large scale disruptions, this one has no end in sight. Hurricanes, earthquakes, and blackouts have a short life span; everyone waits for the problem to pass and then starts reconstruction and a… »

08.03.2020

When a Weapons Show Is Canceled By Coronavirus

When a Weapons Show Is Canceled By Coronavirus

Imagine a weapons show canceled because of coronavirus. It may already have happened. It’s certainly imaginable. But now try to imagine a coronavirus show canceled by a bomb threat. Can you picture a fossil fuel lobbyists’ retreat canceled by coronavirus? Of course you can. It may have happened already. But… »

07.03.2020

Nipponzan Myohoji: Peace Pagoda Inauguration in South India

Nipponzan Myohoji: Peace Pagoda Inauguration in South India

Palms together in Peace: It would be our great pleasure to hold a ceremony of peace and host many of Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Muslims, adherents of other religions, and peace activists as guests. – Rev. Masao Ishitani Sensei, Veeriruppu Village, Sankarankovil, Tamil Nadu, South India “In the dramatic… »

02.03.2020

Americas: States cracked down on asylum and the right to protest in 2019

Americas: States cracked down on asylum and the right to protest in 2019

As millions took to the streets to protest rampant violence, inequality, corruption and impunity, or were forced to flee their countries in search of safety, states across the Americas clamped down on the rights to protest and seek asylum last year with flagrant disregard for their obligations under domestic and… »

25.02.2020

When the people lead, leaders follow — lessons from the fight to impeach and remove Trump

When the people lead, leaders follow — lessons from the fight to impeach and remove Trump

The Senate may have betrayed the American people, but the movement for impeachment secured critical victories that will propel us forward in the longer battle for democracy. By Anthony Torres Without hearing from witnesses or reviewing new evidence, the Senate declared last week that our Constitution does not apply to… »

25.02.2020

Nonviolent Action for Peace

Nonviolent Action for Peace

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War George Lakey’s new book is called How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning. On its cover is a drawing of a hand holding up two fingers in what is more often considered a peace sign than a victory… »

14.02.2020

The 2nd World March in Latin America with its message of Peace and Nonviolence

The 2nd World March in Latin America with its message of Peace and Nonviolence

Whilst the world has been bursting with bad news (Trump’s failed impeachment, Bolsonaro’s assault on Brazil’s human rights and the Amazon, pipelines, climate change and failure of climate discussions in Madrid, Australian fires, the Brexit debacle, Bolivia coup and descent into tyranny, the coronavirus, etc) the Second World March for… »

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