Invitation to the IPB Youth Network Conference 2019 – Transform! Towards a Culture of Peace Organizers IPB Youth Network, IPB in partnership with ITUC and ITUC Youth With the support of DFG-VK, International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES), Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (tbc) Date 20-22 September 2019 Location Technical University Berlin, Building of Mathematics, Strasse des 17. Juni 136, Berlin, Germany Introduction In the 21st century, we experience multiple wars, destruction and injustice. Challenges and problems … Continue reading →
No War 2019: Pathways to Peace — Limerick, Ireland October 5-6 No War 2019: Pathways to Peace — Limerick, Ireland October 5-6 World BEYOND War’s fourth annual global conference on the abolition of war will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th, in Limerick, Ireland, and include a rally on the 6th at Shannon Airport, where U.S. military forces routinely pass through in violation of Irish neutrality and of laws against war. We’ll be marking the … Continue reading →
by Pat Elder Reporting from the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington. See our media messages attached here. I’ll be speaking tonight on military recruiting – and contamination – at 7:00 pm Washington time.
More information also on https://www.codepink.org/dc_protect_the_venezuelan_embassyhttps://www.codepink.org/dc_protect_the_venezuelan_embassy
Used in the article: Donald Trump Says ‘We All Have to Get Rid of’ Nuclear Weapons; Russia Responds: Let’s Make A Plan | By Tom O’Connor On 4/26/19 at 12:04 PM EDT
Hi all, Here is an invitation to join the 2019 East Asia Peace Walk from June 10- August 6 which goes from Okinawa, to Taiwan, to 3 Japanese islands that have missile bases , Jeju Island, South Korea and finally to Hiroshima. Rev Yuichi Kamshita has led walks in the Pacific North West and on the East Coast. Could we add this peace march to all our organizational calendars? VFP, World Beyond War, No to NATO, Nuclear Resister, Codepink and … Continue reading →
EUROPE AND PEACE: HARD OR SOFT POWER, ARMED OR JUST PEACE? Kees Nieuwerth Paper presented to the Seminar on European Militarism – organized by the International Network No to War – No to NATO, Amsterdam, 14 April 2019. INTRO. On the third of May, in two weeks time, something unimaginable is going to take place in the United Kingdom, and no, it has nothing to do with Brexit….” The Royal Navy has seduced – there is no other word for … Continue reading →
[Presentation at the seminar on Euromilitarism, Oorlog is geen Oplossing / VD AMOK / Network No to War – No to NATO, Amsterdam, 14 April 2019 by Mark Akkermann]
Last Wednesday the action group ‘Stop the War on Migrants’ held an unnannounced noise demonstration at the headquarters of European arms giant Airbus in the Dutch city of Leiden. The action, at the day of the annual shareholders meeting of Airbus here in Amsterdam, was in protest of both the arms exports of Airbus to countries in conflict and dictatorships, such as Saudi-Arabia and Egypt, and the role of the company in the militarisation and externalisation of the European borders.
Read more: http://www.stopwapenhandel.org/node/2271
For more information on this subject see an overview of our reports and articles at: http://www.stopwapenhandel.org/bordersecurity
Statement of the international network “No to war – no to NATO” We demand the immediate release of Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange In April 2010, Julian Assange’s whistleblower platform Wikileaks published hundreds of thousands of US documents classified as secret. This uncovered serious violations of international law and criminal law by the USA, including the video “Collateral Murder”. To this day, both Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning are persecuted politically for whistleblowing. Over the next few years, Julian Assange … Continue reading →
In the summer of 2012, three members of the bin Ali Jaber family were killed in a drone attack in Yemen; many of the survivors were left traumatized. The US military base Ramstein in Germany played an important role in the attack. The German government’s response has been to deny any knowledge of or responsibility for the drone strikes. https://www.ecchr.eu/en/case/important-judgment-germany-obliged-to-scrutinize-us-drone-strikes-via-ramstein/ … Continue reading →
Real Russia in the real world Myths, conflicts and provocations Anna Ochkina Western perception of Russia is distorted by propaganda, traditional myths and stereotypes. The same can be said about Russian perception of the West. The difference, however, is that in Russia considerable section of society doesn’t take official propaganda seriously and stereotypes are very much undermined by practical experience given the fact that millions of Russians travel abroad, many lived abroad and many people have relatives living abroad. Moreover … Continue reading →
EU militarization & NATO Ludo De Brabander (Vrede vzw) Washington, 2 april In June 2016, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, presented the Global Strategy for the European Union’s Foreign and Security Policy. It came thirteen years after the first European Security Strategy (2003) and is supposed to give direction to the EU foreign and security policy in the coming years. Absence of European responsibility Mogherini’s Global Strategy offers little room for self-criticism. The … Continue reading →
Twenty weeks for twenty bombs – starting again on March 26*, 201 until August 9th, groups and individuals will hold vigils and other kinds of nonviolent direct action (blockades, trespassing, etc.) at the Büchel base to pressure the government, sending back the nucleat bombs. In July and August a peace camp take place.
Read the leaflet for 2019 (only in German language): 201811_buechel_flyer.pdf
A friend called an article in the Nation about the counter-NATO events to my attention. It’s based on a press release that David Swanson put out, and included a good quote from me that caught my friend’s attention. You’ll find it at: https://www.thenation.com/article/nato-turns-70/
FYI, The Nation is probably the most important and widely read left magazine in the country, with its hard copy probably reaching 100,000 subscribers or more. (It has 60,000 people who send donations to it, over and above their paid subscriptions.)
Pictures and materials from the 2019/04/07 Florence, Italy 70 YEARS OF NATO – international, about 600 people attended. NATO-Exit: Dismantle NATO, Close Down 800 US Military Bases, Prosecute the War Criminals by Prof Michel Chossudovsky April 04, 2019 DECLARATION OF FLORENCE FOR AN INTERNATIONAL FRONT NATO EXIT The book: BOOK 70 YEARS OF NATO.pdf ji … Continue reading →
The risk of a vast war which, with the use of nuclear weapons, could mean the end of Humanity, is real and growing, even though it is not noticed by the general public, which is maintained in the ignorance of this imminent danger. A strong engagement to find a way out of the war system is of vital importance. This raises the question of the affiliation of Italy and other European countries with NATO. NATO is not an Alliance. It … Continue reading →
The report about the Anti-NATO Actions in Washington startet at ~ 4:10 min
The meeting will be dedicated to Julian Assange. An Evolving EU/NATO Military Alliance From Yugoslavia via Syria to Venezuela – the road of the aggressors Public Meeting Ireland Institute 27 Pearse Street Dublin, Ireland Tuesday 16th April 2019 at 7.30pm All welcome – Admission Free Programme:- * Robert Navan has a great understanding of Latin America, will chair this debate on evolving imperialist strategy today – *Presentation by Eva and Markus Heizmann – Their long experience supporting Syrians devastated by … Continue reading →
Protesting the NATO’s 70th anniversary: The peace movement’s counter-actions in Washington & the NATO’s Ministerial Summit by Reiner Braun & Kristine Karch, “No to war – no to NATO” International Network On the 30th of March 2019, with wonderful spring weather, about 1000 people demonstrated near the White House, in Washington DC, for the overcoming and dissolution of NATO. This was the prelude to several protest actions that would take place throughout the week, on the occasion of the NATO’s … Continue reading →
We’re now in the post-post Cold War era, an interregnum marked my major geopolitical changes, uncertainty, and an unrestrained nuclear arms race. With partner organizations across the U.S., Europe and East Asia, we have assembled a remarkable group of analysts and movement leaders to deepen our understanding of the changing world and how we can best respond. On May 4, 20198 (8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.), at Judson Memorial Church in New York City, we invite you to join an international conference, “Growing … Continue reading →
Internationalist Front (FAI) has organised a rally in front of the US embassy in Madrid, Spain. We are forwarding the report from the rally and the statement that was read. After an intense but brief hailstorm, some 50 people accompanied the representation of “the NATO clown”, with a satirical interpretation of the role in security and stability that politicians and the mass media try to convince us NATO plays and of the complicity of the Spanish state and the cession … Continue reading →
This month, the GCOMS – Global Campaign on Military Spending released its third newsletter of 2019!
It provides an overview of current events related to military spending around the world and of the campaign’s activities in preparation for the next GDAMS – Global Days Against Military Spending (13 April – 9 May 2019). Click here to access the newsletter