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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 ...

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 minorities in Pakistan. activists who worked with her remember her as a votary of Indo-Pak peace and greater exchange ...
Four peace activists have been found not guilty of charges arising from blockading the world's largest arms fair held last year by Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEi) in East London. As truckloads of equipment arrived, Quakers, Pax Christi, Fellowship Of Reconciliation, Wake Up, and ...
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 ...
Certainly, most adult Americans are aware that the planet is growing warmer, which is not a good thing, but now we've another issue to be concerned about--our water supply. Yes, water, not only for drinking, but as one of the factors necessary for our food supply. Iran in particular is in trouble. Its farmers ...

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 ...
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 ...
A delegation of women "peace builders" will host a candlelight march from the Vancouver Art Gallery to the convention centre where foreign ministers are gathered to talk about the North Korea crisis on Jan. 15. It's not likely there will be candles on the table as foreign ministers from around the world gather ...
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 ...
"So it hits close to home and its heartbreaking and it adds to the frustration and it adds to the anger," says peace activist, Mary Roberson. There was a larger turn out than people expected. With this death happening 11 days into the new year, people are still taking charge to create a better environment for ...
Selma Sternlieb is a longtime peace activist and a resident of Brunswick. photo-store. Search photos available for purchase: Photo Store →. I think it works this way: Our politicians hammer away at keeping America safe from terrorism, because of the huge donations they get from arms manufacturers.
Dedicated peace activists on the right and the left were frustrated at the cognitive dissonance on display during the Obama era. ... Research published by University of Indiana and University of Michigan researchers shows activity among anti-war protesters began to wane after the 2006 election, when ...
peace activist Ken Nwadike Jr., probably best known as the Free Hugs Guy, will be the special guest on campus that day and the featured speaker at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine arts Center. The program is free and open to everyone. Members of the 2018 planning committee are ...

82-year-old Margaretta D'Arcy, who was jailed for trespassing on to the main runway at Shannon Airport in 2012, led a march on the airport by anti-war protestors early this morning. Ms D'Arcy led the group of about 15 women on the 2km walk to the main terminal building to show their opposition to the ...
The left-wing organization Jewish Voice for peace has been placed on a BDS blacklist being compiled by Israel, the Strategic Affairs Ministry confirmed on Saturday, following a report by the Israel Television News Company. To really understand Israel and the Jewish World - subscribe to Haaretz. skip - FB ...
There was a grim silence in the hall as Mehmood Hayat Khan, father of missing peace activist Raza Mehmood Khan, walked to the stage with eyes of a small crowd of scholars, activists and students gathered at South Asia Media Centre fixed at him. As he started to speak in his dejected, yet firm, voice, ...
Our generation is passing on the legacy of community problems to the next generation, which has an important task at hand to look for solutions and make world a better place to live. This was stated by Dr Ela Gandhi, peace activist and granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, while addressing students at the ...
That development drew praise from Korean expert and peace activist Christine Ahn, who tweeted: "Thank goodness cool heads prevail, for now. It's our job now to freeze them in exchange for halting NK tests." The announcement also comes two days after the North restored the "hotline" to the South.
Members from various civil rights' organisations protested against the enforced disappearance of the peace activist, demanding that the state should play its role in his recovery. The Lahore High Court (LHC) had earlier ordered the Station House Officer (SHO) of the Naseerabad police Station to present ...
Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday ordered the Station House Officer (SHO) of the Naseerabad police Station to present missing peace activist Raza Mehmood Khan at the next hearing scheduled for Dec 22. Justice Qazi Ameen Ahmad ordered the Attorney General and the SHO to retrieve ...
On Dec. 11, in response to the growing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, more than 50 concerned people, including representatives of various peace, justice and human rights organizations such as myself, gathered in New York City's Ralph Bunche Park, across First Avenue from the United Nations building. Our message ...
Lahore/New Delhi: Volunteers from Aaghaz-e-Dosti, an Indo-Pak friendship initiative, from both sides of the border expressed concern over Raza Khan's abduction on Wednesday. They also said that allowing the respondent six days to submit the answer in a Habeas Corpus case could lead to ...
Chandigarh: Gurmehar Kaur, who lost her father to war but campaigns for peace, will keep her views in spite of trolls. "People must be scared but I am not," she told the Times of India. "If an 18-year-old can vote, why can't a 20-year-old have a political opinion?" After she had posted a video message of ...
WITH THE Nobel prize award ceremony set to take place in Norway on Sunday 10 December, where the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN) will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Scotland is showing its support with a series of events over the weekend, while a group 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 ...
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, ...
(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 ...
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, ...
Local peace activist and social justice organizer, Bob Young, 86, embodies Martin Buber's philosophy that community is life lived toward each other. ... peace and Young co-founded the One Love Festival, held at Virginia Wesleyan University and featuring speakers, musicians, Poets and peace activists.
Rick Larson spent a year in Da Nang, South Vietnam, in 1968-69. Da Nang is the third largest city in Vietnam in terms of urbanization and economy. It is situated on the coast of the South China Sea. navy beteran. Contributed. Navy beteran. During his time in the Navy, Rick Larson worked as a laboratory ...
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 ...
Lahore - students from SAARC countries on Monday appealed to the government to take measures for recovery of peace activist Raza Khan who has been missing since December 2. These students ... Many peace activists of Pakistan have joined the voices for Khan's safe and quick release . Khan's major ...
Justice John Reeves fined members of the group between $1250 and $5000, stopping short of jailing ringleader, James Dowling, 62, for fear doing so would turn him into a political martyr among fellow peace activists. Justice Reeves found the main group of five trespassers broke the law as part of an ...
Lahore: peace activist Raza Khan went missing from his home in Lahore on Sunday following a discussion on extremism at Low-key Lokai, a community space for dialogue, on Saturday. "Activist Raza Khan has gone missing from his house in Lahore. He helps manage progressive space Low-key Lokai ...
According to a university press release, Kelly is a peace activist and the founding director of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, an organization ...
The Israeli Defense Minister announced today that he decided to deny the joint request submitted by right-wing organizations to forbid ...
ALLEGANY, N.Y. -- On Nov. 13, peace activist Kathy Kelly will St. Bonaventure University to talk about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in ...
A long-time advocate for peace across the globe, Leona Benoit formed the "Stoughton mothers for Peace" to protest the Vietnam War and, decades later, still calls her state and national representatives on a weekly basis. STOUGHTON - When asked if she was excited about her 104th birthday Saturday, ...
Forum On veterans Day To Spotlight A Mostly Unheralded peace activist ... pioneering, but largely unknown, human rights and peace activist.
A long-time advocate for peace across the globe, Leona Benoit formed the "Stoughton mothers for Peace" to protest the Vietnam War and, ...
The ex-Pink Floyd front man's passionate calls for a cultural boycott of Israel are the subject of a new documentary. Director Ian Halperin says ...
Arun Gandhi -- shown speaking Saturday at Farmington Friends Meeting -- responded to Tuesday's attack in New York City by saying it is "the ...
Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, will return to Farmington Saturday to share his views on the role of anger, violence and ...
Sammy Rangel, co-founder of Life After Hate, will speak Saturday at a Cleveland 5K that will benefit the Cleveland Peacemakers Alliance.
Although the blockade of the New Zealand defence industry Association Forum is over for his year, the fate of nine peace activist lie in the ...
RAONOKE, Va. (WSET) - A Roanoke man and peace activist has been charged with using a computer to harass someone. Shawn Hunter is ...


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