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History has been made on the Korean peninsula today, as South Korean President Moon Jae-In and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un shook hands at the Demilitarized Zone between the two countries and pledged to work to denuclearize the peninsula and to declare the official end to the Korean War.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Rep. and governor candidate Dennis Kucinich's work with an organization sympathetic to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad (all times local):. 4:30 p.m.. The treasurer of an organization that paid former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich ...

Peace activist behind Dennis Kucinich speech fee met Hamas. The Ohio gubernatorial candidate accepted $20,000 to give a speech to a group sympathetic to Syria's Bashar al-Assad. Author: Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press. Published: 10:55 AM EDT April 25, 2018. Updated: 5:09 PM EDT April 25, 2018. COLUMBUS ...
The Latest: Peace activist behind Kucinich fee met Hamas. April 25, 2018 Updated: April 25, 2018 2:33pm. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Rep. and governor candidate Dennis Kucinich's work with an organization sympathetic to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad (all times local):.
Two months after peace activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir passed away, another link between India-Pakistan peace process snapped with the death of theatre activist and peacenik Madeeha Gauhar in Lahore on Wednesday morning. She was suffering from cancer and had been admitted to the hospital ...
Far from a fairy tale, peace activists live in a nightmare, because we are haunted by what happens on the ground when bombs drop and troops invade. The misery of those who live in a war zone is unutterably disturbing. And the grief of American families who lose a loved one to war is something I am ...

Peace activist Jean Gump spent more than four years in a federal prison for her role in a demonstration during which she poured blood in the shape of a cross on the hatch covering a Minuteman II missile silo in Missouri and painted the words “Disarm and live.” She was released from prison in 1990, about ...
A Filipino peace activist has been denied entry into the United States and is set to board a plane back to the Philippines early Thursday morning. Activists ... Supporters of Jerome Aba mobilized as soon as they realized that the peace activist from the Philippines wasn't going to get past Customs. His plane ...
BEDFORD — Peace activists are planning a nonviolent action in Lexington on Patriots' Day to protest what they call nuclear escalation. Massachusetts Peace Action says participants in Monday's demonstration will stand frozen for two minutes on Battle Green in Lexington before walking about three miles ...
BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Peace activists are planning a nonviolent action in Lexington on Patriots' Day to protest what they call nuclear escalation. Massachusetts Peace Action says participants in Monday's demonstration will stand frozen for two minutes on Battle Green in Lexington before walking about ...
Parker was also a peace activist. She worked with Stevie Moore and his Stop the Killing campaign. She also volunteered with Ride of Tears, a group that advocates an end to gun crime. The irony of Parker's violent death weighs heavily on those closest to her. "We're hurting," said Ride of Tears CEO Mary ...
Peace protestors once again took to the streets of Lashkargah City on Saturday carrying messages of peace to residents in the volatile southern province of Helmand. The protestors called on Afghans to join the campaign and raise their voices for peace and an end to violence. The peace convoy drove to Lashkargah's ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Seven Catholic peace activists were denied bail during a court appearance April 6, a day after they were detained after entering Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia to protest nuclear weapons. Calling themselves the Kings Bay Plowshares, the seven faced charges of ...
Calling themselves the Kings Bay Plowshares, seven Catholic peace activists were arrested at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia April 5. The protesters said they took the action to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and to repent for the "sin of white ...
Citing the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination this week, seven peace activists were arrested on Thursday morning after they made their way overnight onto the U.S. Naval Base in Kings Bay, Georgia where some of the nation's nuclear-armed submarines are stationed. According ...
A Memphis activist who fought to combat crime and violence has died after she was shot in Downtown Memphis last month. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Fellow activists said her death is another example of the tragic consequences of gun violence. Choosey Parker and her boyfriend were shot in mid-March ...
A Memphis woman who protested against gun violence has died after she was shot last month in Downtown Memphis near the Purple Haze nightclub. Toshia "Choosey Parker" Addison,41, died April 2 at the Regional Medical Center. Parker and her boyfriend were shot on March 18 near Lt. George W. Lee ...

While talking to the students, Halperin said Gandhi, a peace activist, believed that children could change the world. “I believe he's absolutely right,” she said. “Gandhi's a very important man. He wrote a quote called, 'Be the change you want to see in the world.'” She said there are many ways they can teach ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - - A peace activist is fighting for her life after falling victim to the very kind of crime she's trying to stop. Choosey Parker was shot March 18 near the Purple Haze nightclub downtown. Two men have been charged in the incident, according to police records. Alan Neal, 27, of West Memphis ...
In 2012 after the rampage shooting of 20 school children and six educators, in Newtown, Conn., Connecticut lawmakers passed some of the toughest gun measures in the country: 1) expanding an existing ban on assault weapons; 2) prohibiting the sale of magazines with more than 10 rounds; 3) requiring ...
Parents of murdered peace activist mark 15th anniversary of her death. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. The Daily Star. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month...$12 | 3 months.
Lenore Yarger and Steve Woolford have answered the phone at the G.I. Rights hotline for 16 years. Service members can call the number for free and confidential counseling on benefits, regulations, discharges, grievances, and what it means to be a conscientious objector. The hotline is sponsored in part ...
LAHORE - Indian peace activist OP Shah on Friday said that a meaningful dialogue between India and Pakistan was the only way forward to improve relations between the two countries. Speaking at a round-table discussion on “Pak-India Relations and the way forward”, Shah said that the two neighbours ...
International peace activist Kathy Kelly addressing a rally. Kelly will be the keynote speaker at the annual Lepoco dinner March 17. (Contributed photo/Lepoco). Daniel Patrick SheehanContact ReporterAbout the Valley. The swords-to-plowshares people are out there still, laboring in parts of the world where daily life makes ...
Baroness May Blood yesterday unveiled the blue plaque in honour of peace activist Saidie Patterson at Shankill Methodist Church in Belfast. Picture by Mal McCann ... A PEACE activist committed to "fairness and equality" was honoured in Belfast yesterday on International Women's Day. A blue plaque to ...
Alice M. Hague, a fashion illustrator, watercolor artist and peace activist, died Thursday in Buffalo after a brief illness. She was 88. A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, the former Alice Myers graduated from Fort Wayne High School and from the Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown, Massachusetts, where ...
Sally Breen, 82, of Windham, longtime peace activist in Maine. She was a member of Peace Action Maine for more than 25 years and participated in numerous protests. By Melanie CreamerStaff Writer. Email Writer · 207-791-6361. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article. Sally Breen, an ...
RIP Betty Peterson, iconic peace activist and voice for change. Legendary advocate for environmental, feminist and Civil Rights causes passes away in Halifax at age 100. Posted By Jacob Boon on Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 10:58 PM. click to enlarge Peterson, pictured here shortly before her 100th birthday.
Geoff Foster, director of organizing and policymaking at UTEC, addresses marchers ahead of the UTEC Silent March for Peace on Wednesday. The march was in response to recent deadly shootings in the city. The marchers are at the intersection of Warren and Central Streets in downtown Lowell.
FRESNO, Calif. - The President dropping an order, as three country's military mights drop missiles on Syria. "They had the targets picked out, the aerial operations for each of these countries picked out," Fresno County Republican Party Vice Chairman Mark Johnson said. "I think this was a very measured ...
Lisa Stiller, Board of Consistent Life Network and long time peace activist based in Beaverton, Oregon, states; "Peace activists and supporters of Consistent Life Ethic are joining in this vigil and the March for Our Lives in opposition to all violence. We believe comprehensive gun safety legislation, which ...
NEW YORK, March 13 (KUNA) -- A team of Kuwaiti peace activists took part in the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women held at the UN ... During the meeting, the conferees addressed a host of challenges women are facing in various fields, the Kuwaiti peace activist said, adding that ...
The humble 34-foot wooden ketch is a "peace boat" made famous as the vessel a group of Quaker peace activists tried to sail to the Marshall Islands in ... According to Golden Rule project manager Helen Jaccard, the boat was built in Costa Rica and San Pedro not long before peace activists tried to sail to ...
Geoff Foster, director of organizing and policymaking at UTEC, addresses marchers ahead of the UTEC Silent March for Peace on Wednesday. The march was in response to recent deadly shootings in the city. The marchers are at the intersection of Warren and Central Streets in downtown Lowell.
With just about 24 hours left before South Sudan's peace negotiations end in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, activists say their hopes for a lasting truce are rapidly diminishing. A coalition of civil society activists known as Task Force for the Revitalization Forum issued a statement Thursday asking the ...
Ann Wright, a retired U.S. Army colonel and former U.S. diplomat turned peace activist, will speak at two Chico venues Tuesday. Wright is a hero of anti-war activists and the movement for justice for Palestinians. She will speak about the 2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla challenging the Israeli naval blockage of ...
Ann Wright, a retired U.S. Army colonel and former U.S. diplomat turned peace activist, will speak at two Chico venues Tuesday. Wright is a hero of anti-war activists and the movement for justice for Palestinians. She will speak about the 2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla challenging the Israeli naval blockage of ...
“Yoko Ono” is often synonymous with “John Lennon” in the media, but there is much more to Yoko than her connection to The Beatles and her iconic marriage to the late Lennon. Born in Tokyo on February 18th, 1933, Ono grew up in Tokyo, San Francisco, and New York City. The kanji translation of Yoko ...
Asma fought till end for Indo-Pak peace: Activists Asma Jahangir. Tribune Reporters. Chandigarh/Amritsar, Feb 11. In Asma Jahangir's death, East and West Punjab have lost a towering figure who fought for solidarity between the two regions and worked relentlessly to defend the rights of religious ...
Featured image: Phyllis Duncan during a 2016 peace march in Maywood. | Courtesy Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch. Phyllis Duncan, the founder of Mothers of Murdered Sons and the Women's Community Leadership Council, was recently among 10 people selected to be inducted into Triton College's ...
Nwadike, Jr. is a peace activist, video journalist and YouTube personality best known as the “Free Hugs Guy” online. He is the founder of the Free Hugs Project, which produces motivational videos to spread love, inspire change, and raise awareness of social issues. His “Free Hugs” videos have reached ...
KUALA LUMPUR: A peace activist has called for abstention from the use of arms in the resolution of the world's many conflicts, warning that the failure to do so might lead to the extinction of mankind. Lee Man-hee, a Korean War veteran and currently chairman of an organisation called Heavenly Culture, ...
Landrum Bolling, a former president of Earlham College and adviser to President Jimmy Carter. Photo Credit: Earlham College. By The Washington Post February 4, 2018 6:41 PM. Print See Comments Share. Share Tweet Share Email. Landrum Bolling, a Quaker who preached nonviolence in the world's trouble spots, ...
(BIVN) – Jim Albertini, a peace activist with the Kurtistown-based Malu 'Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action, says the only shelter is peace when it comes to the threat of nuclear war. “I'm here to offer a citizen's response to the growing threat of nuclear war and Hawaii's monthly nuclear attack ...
It takes far more practice than I've done to achieve the states of zen that Hanh, a 91-year-old peace activist and spiritual leader, exudes. But I think we can all relate to the need to slow down, at least every once in a while, and that taking steps, whether by sitting, walking, or just taking a deep breath, can ...
The increased US war effort against the Taliban and Daesh in Afghanistan is unlikely to bring peace to the war-torn country. In fact, according to peace activist and coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence Brian Terrell, the US is escalating the war with no discernible military objective and Afghan ...
A group of pacifists met outside the Madison Municipal Court for the a Vigil for Peace demonstration Monday. Attendees held signs and passed out pamphlets to pedestrians walking by on the corner of Doty Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Occasionally, a passing car would honk to show ...
To say I chose a rather interesting time to convert to Judaism is an understatement. Considering the current political climate, I'll admit that I braced myself for certain negative reactions to my being Jewish. Being queer, transgender, and Hispanic, I've had my share of slurs thrown at me. My social group and ...
Browsing the Internet, one can find a deluge of entries on social justice and peace activists, but very little about their own introspections on how they see and feel themselves as activists. Seeking to fill at least partially that void I aim to explore in this article what it is like to be an activist in America for social ...
More than 100 people were arrested for peacefully protesting against the Defence & Security Equipment International arms fair (DSEI) in London last September. The event is one of the biggest arms fairs in the world and attracted buyers from some of the world's most repressive regimes. Some protesters ...


 

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