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"I wanted to get more involved in the community promoting interfaith dialogue," said Tim Maloney, a convert to Islam and self-described peace activist who organized the event. "I wanted to promote more kindness and unity within the community." To that ...
Still sporting the mental scars of Islamophobia, the critical social worker has nevertheless embraced her ''accidental peace activist'' role. But she fears those perpetuating ''polarising views'' are undermining social justice and social cohesion. ''My ...
A video of an Israeli police officer assaulting a Palestinian man may have gone viral this week, leading senior officials to condemn it.
Anna Jarvis founded Mother's Day to honour her own mum, Ann Jarvis, a peace activist who cared for soldiers on both sides of the civil war.
The film follows Arredondo for the next 10 years as he evolves from a grief stricken father to an influential peace activist to the Boston Marathon bombing hero. His story of public involvement and private struggle raises questions about the American ...
The film reveals their transformational journeys from soldiers committed to armed battle to nonviolent peace activists, leading to the creation of Combatants for peace.
A group of Wellington peace activists has been awarded more than $3000 costs from police after successfully defending charges of trespass and obstruction.
Through protests and shareholder engagement, the Honeywell Project (1968-1990) sought to persuade Honeywell Inc. to start beating cluster bombs into Plowshares.
And according to the release, she was a peace activist in the '80s focused on nonviolent civil disobedience, and the editor of the interdisciplinary Up and Doing: Canadian women and peace.
The secretary general's surrender is so disheartening that it pushes peace activists to long for the old abattoir at Turtle Bay, for the blood of the slaughtered cattle would have smelt like jasmine, in comparison to the smell of putrid power politics ...
peace activists from Semarang, Central Java, held on Thursday a joint prayer and a candlelight vigil to remember Patmi, 48, a farmer from Kendeng, Rembang, who passed away on Tuesday.
Fisher's role is Pfc. Tomas Young, the heroic 24-year-old soldier and later peace activist who is severely wounded in this battle.
News clips from the attack bookend the film, but the movie focuses on Arredondo's transformation into a peace activist who creatively protested the war.
peace activist Ms Berry reacted by tweeting: "Tebbit not speaking for all, I value Martin Mcguinness as an inspiring example of peace and reconciliation.
Following the investigations, over a dozen animal rights groups and public figures, including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), famed peace activist Keith McHenry, and United Poultry Concerns signed a letter denouncing the chain and ...
As a peace activist, I am totally against many of President Trump's proposals. His increased militarism is marked by his appointment of generals to Cabinet posts, and his plan to add $54 billion to the already bloated $600 billion military budget ...
peace activist Maya Evans said: "We had a great time flying kites. Lots of members of the public asked why we were gathered.
The only woman on the crew of explorers and weary Viet vets is Mason Weaver, a photo-journalist and peace activist. She bonds with Kong but in a Dian Fossey way.
Asheville has so many talented musicians, sometimes they have to triple up - like The Three Davids. The group's musicians, all of whom are local residents, are ...
'Wasatia' is also the name of a movement launched exactly a decade ago by a Palestinian professor and peace activist, Mohammed Dajani. If you've heard his name before, it's most likely in connection with the uproar he caused a couple of years ago when ...
Noted activist Jan Arnow, who previously had been placed on diversion for financially exploiting a dying cancer patient and other charges, has been sentenced to four years' probation.
Okinawa peace Movement Center Chairman Hiroji Yamashiro, 64, had been detained for approximately five months for his protest activities regarding the new base construction in Henoko of Nago and the U.S.
Last peace activist cleared over protest charges. 23 Feb 2017. defence industry forum. The last peace activist facing charges as a result of a protest at a defence industry conference in Wellington has been found not guilty of trespass.
Residents of the various wards that comprise Washington, DC, would be chosen by lottery to serve on a board that would hire, fire and set the budget for police, ...
By Miriam Raftery March 18, 2017 (San Diego's East County) - The 50th Congressional district seat held by Republican Congressman Duncan D. Hunter has ...
The activists said the arrests by French and Spanish police targeted peace activists who were managing Eta's disarmament.
Long interested in setting the poetry of Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh and verses from the Avatamsaka Sutra to music, he created two expansive suites of five pieces each for the Flower Garland Orchestra, a 14-piece ...
One by-product of the November election is fear... including fear of nuclear war increasing for the first time in years. peace activists consider the.
At least 200 Palestinian and Israeli peace activist joined on Friday the freedom March "United Against the Policy of Home demolishing and Evictions" that was organized by Combatants for peace and and Standing Together collation at the village of a ...
Israeli soldiers invaded, Friday, the town of Kufur Qaddoum, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, and fired at the protesters, wounding two Israeli peace activists with rubber-coated steel bullets, and causing dozens of protesters to suffer ...
It passed, 73-45, after "surprisingly little" discussion, said John Raby, a longtime peace activist who submitted the petitioned warrant article.
Bengaluru, March 15: Away from her home in Manipur, peace activist Irom Sharmila had a 'lonely' 45th birthday in Kerala on Tuesday.
Soon enough, a ragtag mob is assembled, consisting of a squadron lead by pessimistic Lieutenant Colonel Packard (Samuel L. Jackson), and renegade ex-SAS spy James Conrad (Tom Hiddleston), while peace activist and war photographer Mason Weaver ...
And they did so with impunity granted by the armed forces (Special Powers) Act. Horrified by the incident, now remembered as the 'Malom massacre', a 28-year-old peace activist by the name of Irom Sharmila began a fast to death in protest. She demanded ...
Gilgit: PML-N Gilgit-Baltistan chapter will observe the anniversary of its founding member, Saifur Rehman, as a day to renew the pledge for peace or "Youm-e-Tajdeed-e-Ehd-e-Aamn" on March 19.
Ali Abu Awwad is an unlikely Palestinian peace activist. His brother was killed during the Second intifada, while he and his mother both spent years in Israeli jails.
Carine Kaneza, a Burundian peace activist, was abruptly stopped from making her briefing at the UN Security Council meeting Thursday, after Russia allegedly objected to her participation.
Among the LOCOS there's now an icon of street art who pioneered lettering as a kind of narrative abstraction, a godfather of surf-aesthetic paradigm, an abstract expressionist peace activist, a raw jazz-infused provocateur, and a pop-inflected finish ...
peace activist and author Arun Gandhi (foreground) speaks in front of a photo of his grandfather Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and proponent of nonviolent civil disobedience.
Take a wild ride on Kong: Skull Island a slick new film about the ferocious Gorilla that never fails to amaze. However the campy story and the chaotic acting, one thing still remains, it's the violent, creepy and mysterious creatures that will get you ...
In the same square meters away from the anti-THAAD rally venue, peace activists from about 10 advocacy groups staged an event, titled "The Day of peace Action," to oppose the deployment of THAAD, which they said threatens peace in the Korean ...
What is poetry? "Poetry is just the evidence of life," Leonard Cohen explained. "If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
Opposition lawmakers and peace activists have accused the government of trying to cover up the worsening safety situation. They say the government violated Japan's war-renouncing constitutional principles by continuing with the mission despite the ...
Hataman, whose office is overseeing the activity, said they are expecting peace activists supporting the Moro cause to attend the peace week's symbolic kickoff on Monday at the 32-hectare ARMM compound.
Once an architect in Los Angeles, Dung is now a monk in Plum Village, the spiritual retreat started by peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh in France.
Imphal, March 11: It was a 'shocking' defeat for peace activist-turned-politician Irom Sharmila in Manipur Assembly elections 2017 on Saturday.
He was a Roman Catholic priest who served as a United States Army Chaplain during the Vietnam War. In a 1967 battle, he carried more than 20 wounded soldiers to safety.
The night's keynote speaker was Ghada Ghazal, a Syrian refugee, interfaith educator, and peace activist. She shared an issue she believed needed to be addressed.
Many peace activists and progressive people across our country are very confused and think they have to pick sides and to support the Democrats who have lately been demonizing Russia in a kind of recycled version of redbaiting.
veteran peace activist Dr Gershon Baskin, who negotiated with Hamas for the release of Gilad Shalit, said: "Hamas has not yet accepted any new manifesto.


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