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About 15 students and activists and two speakers gathered adjacent to the University of Minnesota Police Department's headquarters to call for the department to disarm. Students for a Democratic Society, an activist student group, organized the event, and attendees handed out fliers, spoke to passers-by ...
“Progress toward nuclear disarmament is stalled and actually things seem to be moving in the opposite direction,” Powers said. “(The documentary) is extremely ... On April 5, activists were arrested for another break-in similar to the ones chronicled by the documentary. Seven protesters, including Jesuit ...

To conclude the ceremony, Binalakshmi Nepram, Connecticut College's Rescue Scholar-in-Residence, spoke about the work she has done as a human rights and disarmament activist in her home country of India, and how vital exposure to global education is for the next generation of peace advocates.
(MAPLEWOOD, NJ) -- Professor David Foglesong of Rutgers University, and peace activists David Hungerford and Milt Horowitz will be panelists for an audience question-and-answer ... She is a guest columnist for Bloomfield Life and has contributed articles on disarmament and U.S. foreign policy.
Stony Brook student activists and political leaders from various groups joined together to demand gun control reform in a march on campus on ... Sheroff's demand for UPD disarmament was echoed by SJP founder Shehran Uddin, a senior political science major, who also claimed the March for Our Lives ...
As a prominent but ultimately unsuccessful activist against the United States building nuclear weapons after World War II, Einstein found it much easier to ... Faced with a nonexistent quantitative arms race, disarmament activists and even former Secretary of Defense William Perry, who incidentally helped ...

Saturdays have to become our weekly day of marching for justice, disarmament and creation. That means, we're going to have to keep taking to the ... disarmament, and environmental protection. Like the Parkland students, we can no longer be just activists; we have to become organizers, too. We have to ...
Nikhil Pahwa was among the activists who were at the forefront of the net neutrality campaign in 2014. Later, he co-founded the Internet Freedom Foundation which advocates digital rights. Pahwa spoke to Kim Arora about the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, and what it means for data protection.
With the slogan “What unites us towards the Universal Human Nation”, the 5th European Humanist Forum will take place on the 11th, 12th and 13th of May in Madrid. The opening session will take place in the Education Science Faculty of Spain's Distance Education University and on Saturday and Sunday ...
The actor and activist Harry Belafonte said, “We had to seize this opportunity and make our voices heard. Make those who are comfortable with our oppression—make them uncomfortable—Dr. King said that was the purpose of his mission.” The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee's John Lewis ...
Even before then, Congress may debate legislation to overturn the “disarmament statute,” a law that severely restricts civilian ownership of guns, and virtually ... Last Wednesday night Marielle Franco, a local politician and human rights activist, was gunned down in her car, prompting some of the largest ...
The group was launched as an anti-nuclear arms group and advocated for the disarmament of nuclear weapons around the world. The group has since expanded its focus to combating climate change and advocating for environmental sustainability. As Haim states, the group is focused on existential ...
A new generation of young activists have collaborated with ICAN, including two other U of T alumni – Ray Acheson and Allison Pytlak – and have put the spotlight on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons, she said. The Australia-based ICAN, which has branches around the world, played a ...
As explained by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu. .... More recently, political pressure from women's groups helped establish an international ban on land mines, and we can thank woman activists for seeking measures against ...
Nuclear weapons, now a reality of our modern world, could go the same way, say the activists behind the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear ... Indeed, this first public event of Humanitarian Disarmament: The Way Ahead (moderated by Bonnie Docherty, associate director of Armed Conflict and ...
Speaking of influential scientists: Happy birthday two-time Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling (1901-1994), an American chemist who basically invented molecular biology and, later, was an ardent nuclear-disarmament activist. And many more: Gangster Bugsy Siegel (1906-1947), character actor Charles ...
WELLINGTON – New Zealand's Prime Minister on Tuesday used her first major foreign policy address to announce she is establishing a ministerial position for disarmament amid tensions in the Asia-Pacific region over North Korea's weapons programs. Jacinda Ardern, whose Labor-led government took ...

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 ... a crewman on the Golden Rule, teaches visiting elementary school students the flag semaphore signals for "N" and "D," or "nuclear disarmament," the ...
Activists seeking to persuade nations to ban so-called killer robots say they are cautiously optimistic about official talks on the future of such autonomous ... Since 2014, diplomats, disarmament experts and civil society groups have met five times in the framework of the Convention on Certain Conventional ...
Out of the sprawling body of 20th century peace activists like Randall emerged Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament, which eventually became Women's Action for New Directions (WAND). Founded by physician Helen Caldicott in 1982, during the height of the Cold War, the group's purpose was to ...
The Count the Nuclear Weapons Money project kicks off May 10 in New York and will take place alongside the U.N. Conference on Nuclear Disarmament, where U.N. member countries are expected to discuss "effective nuclear disarmament measures to achieve the total elimination of nuclear weapons" ...
In recent months, much of the world has begun to ramp up efforts toward nuclear disarmament, but the United States is showing no signs of cutting back its ... from around the world, experts in nuclear weapons and the disarmament process, scholars, activists and representatives of bishops' conferences.
Students gathered in front of Rosenwald Hall on Friday afternoon, demanding the disarmament of the UCPD, the divestment from the university's private ... had failed fourth-year Charles Thomas before he was shot by a University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) officer Tuesday night, activists say.
How Harry Potter Inspired The Parkland Student Activists — And What That Means For The Future Of Children's Literature ... Who Lived fighting an 'evil' force that has infiltrated the government and brainwashed adults using only the powers they've learned in school: illumination, protection, disarmament.”.
A U.S. official says the United States is examining "how best to deal with" Syria's upcoming presidency of the U.N.'s top forum on disarmament in the wake of an ... Opposition activists said 40 people died in the chemical attack late Saturday in the suburbs of the Syrian capital and blamed it on the Syrian ...
Speaking of influential scientists: Happy birthday two-time Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling (1901-1994), an American chemist who basically invented molecular biology and, later, was an ardent nuclear-disarmament activist. And many more: Gangster Bugsy Siegel (1906-1947), character actor Charles ...
“For many years, you have dedicated tireless hours to many of civil society's peace and social justice communities,” reads the award's dedication. “As an unstoppable advocate through non-violence trainings , campaigns, workshops, lobbying, especially for disarmament and First Nations peoples' concerns, ...
"It is like legitimizing the strikes on civilians," said activist Firas Abdullah, a resident of Douma, a town in the region where at least 13 members of a ... On Sunday, activists reported a suspected poison gas attack in eastern Ghouta's town of Sheifouniyeh, where at least one person — an infant — was killed.
Houssam-Eddin Ala, Ambassador of the Permanent Representative Mission of the Syria to UN Geneva, listens a statement, during the Conference on Disarmament, at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP) ...
The parade's Grand Marshals this year are Dan Barry of the New York Times and Kathleen Sullivan, a nuclear-disarmament activist. Fay said that he gets emotional thinking about how much parade has grown since its inception in 2000, and what drove him to create the march in the first place. “It is moving ...
Archbishop John C. Wester prays with a group gathered earlier this month outside the state Capitol. Wester and others held the candlelight vigil hoping to encourage state senators to advance a proposed constitutional amendment that would have provided funding to expand early childhood education ...
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 ... a crewman on the Golden Rule, teaches visiting elementary school students the flag semaphore signals for "N" and "D," or "nuclear disarmament," the ...
This generated a huge response culminating in the launch of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) at a mass meeting in Central Hall Westminster ... Another speaker was the black civil-rights activist, Bayard Rustin, an associate of Martin Luther King, who went on to coordinate the 1963 March on ...
THE local branch of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament will celebrate the group's 60th anniversary at an event in Bradford tomorrow. Activists will gather at Kala Sangam in Little Germany from 11am to 3pm. Lord Mayor of Bradford Councillor Abid Hussain will open the event, and the morning session ...
Simon and some other activists and artists designed a float with a giant puppet of Liberal Premier Jeff Kennett with long arms, sweeping up water, electricity ... In the 1980s there was a huge anti-nuclear movement in Australia, with People for Nuclear Disarmament having suburban branches in Melbourne.
In doing so, Mutzenich, who hails from Cologne and is also the deputy chair of the SPD parliamentary party, achieved more in one long, late-night negotiating session than disarmament activists had in the past three years. During this time, the war in Yemen has raged, yet any attempts by the Federal ...
Youth activists in Yirol in the Greater Lakes region call for disarmament, better roads and more attention to youth issues to improve the chances of creating the conditions necessary for durable peace. “This county is relatively stable, but we do have a lot of challenges,” says Mabor Bol Gach, youth ...
Nuclear bomb survivor Terumi Tanaka has told his story on the day the so-called Peace Boat - which advocates for nuclear disarmament - entered Sydney ... The nuclear weapons testing survivors were joined by activists in Sydney at a rally calling for all nations to sign the UN Treaty for the Prohibition of ...
10, 2017. The conference brought together 11 Nobel laureates, top officials from the United Nations and NATO, diplomats from around the world, experts in nuclear weapons and the disarmament process, scholars, activists and representatives of bishops' conferences. (Credit: CNS photo/Paul Haring.) ...
For decades a Cheboygan County woman has been working to disarm the world of nuclear weapons and the group she's a part of received one of the world's most prestigious awards for their work. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons or ICAN is the 2017 recipient of the Nobel Peace ...
Peace Campaigning Academy will energise new generation of activists ... the young people who take part in the academy to acquire campaigning skills in areas such as lobbying, work with press, public speaking, fundraising, digital campaigning while learning more about peace and disarmament issues.
As a mother and an activist, here's what I've concluded as 2018 begins: It's getting harder and harder to think about the future—at least in that soaring .... Catholic peace activists who spent long stretches of time in jail as nuclear weapons disarmament activists, never missed a chance like this to knock some ...
As a mother and an activist, here's what I've concluded as 2018 begins: it's getting harder and harder to think about the future ― at least in that .... Phil Berrigan and Liz McAlister, Catholic peace activists who spent long stretches of time in jail as nuclear weapons disarmament activists, never missed a ...
Whilst the level of violence has generally gone down, following the Colombian Peace Pact, killings are more targeted. Social activists as well as a number of indigenous people have been the victims these murders. The UN say at least 80 leaders were killed last year, with a disproportionately high amount ...
The demand for peace talks over North Korea weapons contradicts Owen's point that the main issue is "disarmament of the big nuclear powers...not ... Since the U.S. is the main force for war in Northeast Asia, the best contribution antiwar activists can make to peace is to demand that the U.S. totally ...
An activist with a mask of Kim Jong-un and another with a mask of U.S. President Donald Trump march with a model of a nuclear rocket during a ... President Trump has a remarkable ability to disarm longstanding leftist critiques of U.S. militarism by using language seemingly borrowed from those critiques ...
Activists and politicians however doubt the reasons for the imposition of the State of Emergency. "The authorities do not need the State of Emergency for its disarmament campaign," the head of the Unified National Unionist Party in Kassala told this station. "Khartoum has been distributing weapons to its ...
El Obeid / Kassala — The disarmament campaign has been extended to North Kordofan and Kassala. On Saturday, Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir imposed the State of Emergency in these two states. Activists and politicians doubt the reasons for the measure. In July, Khartoum announced a large ...
Sharon Dolev helped establish the Israeli Disarmament Movement, one of hundreds of organizations in 100 countries that comprise ICAN, and happens to be one of the bravest and most determined activists I know. For years she has worked alongside a small group of dedicated activists on one of the ...
Along with Ammon Hennacy and other peace activists, she was arrested numerous times in the 1950s for protesting compulsory civil defense drills that were conducted to prepare the public for a possible nuclear attack. Day believed it was better to risk arrest and jail calling for the abolition of nuclear ...


 

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