I ask all women reading these lines, please try to find the 2 missing T-Shirts.
Please send them back!!!
We need them for counter actions
against the “NATO security conference“
Please send them back to CND (Kate Hudson), 162 Holloway Road, London N7 8DQ
Action in London on the ve of December 3rd, 2019, near Buckingham Palast.
Unfortunatly at the end of the demonstration I did not get back all 14 T-Shirts, the T-Shirts with the Number 6 and 7 are missing, please send them back to CND, 162 Holloway Road, London N7 8DQ. We need them for our next action the demonstration against the Munich Security Conference Februar 16th, 2020.
Cynthia Cockburn was a British academic, feminist, and peace activist. She was a researcher, writer, and photographer who has contributed to the study of masculinity, labor processes, and trade unionism, and more recently of gender, war and peace-making. She was an active anti-militarist and has long been involved in a number of peace and anti-war organizations. Cynthia was involved in the European Forum of Socialist Feminists and Women Against Fundamentalism and has long been active in the international network and London local group of Women in Black against War. From the beginning she supported the women against NATO network and produced the pink T-Shirts “Say no to NATO” which was handed over to the No to war – no to NATO network. In remembering of here we will use them in our fight against NATO.
This year we managed to use the No to NATO – T-Shirts on serveral events. First was a test a the Peace Festival Evening April 3rd 2019 Second was during the counter actions in front of the meeting place of NATOs foreign ministers (State Department / Harry S. Truman Building) Third we marched from there to the Lincoln Memorial and fourth we were part of the ralley on the Martin Luther King Memorial on April 4th, … Continue reading →
2018 WOMEN’S MARCH ON THE PENTAGON Give a Sh!t October 20 & 21, 2018 In response to the continuing march of military aggression by the USA and to put an antiwar agenda back on the table of activists, we are calling for an Women’s (and allies) March on the Pentagon tentatively sent for the 51st anniversary of the 1967 big antiwar event in DC and subsequent march on the Pentagon that had 50,000 people! Our demands are simple: The complete … Continue reading →
Since the mid-80th a monthly the women peace camp take place in Aldermasten to oppose the nuclear weapons factory there. Read the report in the CND Oxford’s newsletter.
at the ralley “Trump not welcome” in Brussels, May 24th, 2017 all pictures ©Lucas Wirl The following leaflets were distributed during the actions in Brussels 2017 Read the leaflet flyer-women-brussels-2017-short.pdf Download the leaflet flyer-women-brussels-2017-short.pdf Read the leaflet flyer-women-brussels-2017.pdf Download the leaflet flyer-women-brussels-2017.pdf
during the international Peace Conference part of the Anti-NATO activities in Brussels 2017, May 24/25 NATO Counter Summit 09:00 – 18:00 h Location Institut libre Marie Haps – Aarlenstraat,11 – 1050 Brussels- Belgium Metro: Lijn 2 & 6 – stop Troon Bus : E – AUDERGHEM Herrmann-Debroux – stop Ixelles Luxembourg & Bus 34, 38, 80, 95 – stop Luxembourg Workshop Woman and NATO Introduction by Ana Azaria (Femmes et Egalité, FR) Comments: Kristine Karch (No to War – No … Continue reading →
Late last week the Obama administration released shockingly underreported numbers claiming that the U.S. government has caused only 64 to 116 civilian deaths by drone strikes. These numbers simply don’t add up. Independent organizations estimate that the number of civilian deaths is closer to 8 times that amount! Take action: Call on the Obama administration to release the names of the civilian drone strike victims as well as its methodology for determining who is a civilian. At CODEPINK, we agree … Continue reading →
It was great to see you in Warsaw for the excellent No to NATO conference! After our roundtable on Sunday with the discussion about citizen diplomacy, I thought it would be good to send you some information about the trip to Russia including the Crimea that I was on two weeks ago–, It was great to see you in Warsaw! Here are some links to the Crimea and Russia trip. Sharon Tennison was the group leader for the trip. She … Continue reading →
Liebe Ligafrauen und freundinnen, gestern hat der Stadtrat beschlossen, dass die Gruppe München der Internationalen Frauenliga für Frieden und Freiheit (IFFF) den Anita Augspurg Preis *nicht erhält. Die Preisverleihung am 17.03.16 im Alten Rathaussaal wurde abgesagt.* Die Begründung dafür ist, dass die deutsche Sektion der Frauenliga 2010 einen internationalen Beschluss für Boycottmaßnahmen gegen israelische Waren unterstützt hat. In München haben wir diesen Beschluss damals zur Kenntnis genommen, aber nicht umgesetzt, da unsere Schwerpunkte auf anderen Themen liegen. (siehe unsere u.s. … Continue reading →
CODEPINK Announces the Seven Delegates Going to Bayreuth to Receive the 2016 Wilhelmine Tolerance Prize CODEPINK WOMEN FOR PEACE Activists Plan a Speaking Tour in Germany April 7th – 19th. March 1, 2016 — On Monday CODEPINK announced the names of the seven delegates who will travel to Bayreuth, in the German state of Bavaria, to receive the 2016 Wilhelmine von Bayreuth Prize for Tolerance and Humanity in Cultural Diversity on April 15th. The Bayreuth prize of 10.000 euros (about US $11,000) … Continue reading →
CODEPINK Works For Peace and Justice for All People and Stands Against Hate and Prejudice in All Forms CODEPINK INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE February 26, 2016 — Yesterday the Israeli Embassy in Germany strongly objected to the city council of Bayreuth’s vote on Wednesday to confirm that the U.S. peace and civil-rights organization CODEPINK will receive the 2016 Wilhelmine-Tolerance Prize from the city in a public ceremony on April 15th. CODEPINK was founded in 2002 and is led by women. CODEPINK … Continue reading →
While US-Presidents waged wars, destroyed whole regions, and victimized millions they protested decidedly with great personal commitment – the members of CODEPINK. Even at President Bush’s press conference, they raised their voices against the propaganda of war and risked severe personal ramifications – the members of CODEPINK. With actions of civil courage, they continuously warned of the dangers of nuclear weapons and drone warfare – the members of CODEPINK. They protested against the – according to international law – illegal … Continue reading →
We want you to know that Women in Black devoted our Wednesday evening central London vigil on Wednesday Sept 3 to “women say no to NATO”, and I attach a couple of photos you might want to add to the website report of the events, together with our leaflet – those leaflets that passersby signed we sent onwards as a petition to David Cameron. Leaflet Signatures No to NATO 2014.pdf
March from the city of Newport to the NATO Summit at Celtic Manor pix © Lucas Wirl
distributed at the march to Celtic Menor in Newport at Thursday, September, 4th, 2014. T-Shirt-Leaflet2014.pdf
Joseph Gerson found the attached article, which reports that the Japanese military officer is sending its first officer to NATO HQ. Looks like they are starting at a level that can be marketed as warm hearted public relations. http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201409020058
Women say no to NATO! Position paper originating at the women’s workshop at the Counter Summit “No new Wars – No to NATO” Newport, September 1st, 2014 As women of the No to War, No to NATO international action network we join in wholehearted condemnation of NATO as an aggressive, expansionist, nuclear armed military alliance. Its creation fostered decades of Cold War, its continued existence has perpetuated armed conflicts and wars, and its intention is clearly to assure long-term … Continue reading →
NATO talks about women rights but it destroys life’s! A Workshop during the counter summit (programm counter summit.pdf) in Wales, Sunday, August 31st, 2014, 12:30-13:30 h, Cardiff County Hall, Atlantic Wharf Cardiff CF10 4UW We should discuss, why with NATO no gender justice can be achieved, even if it implements UN Res 1325 and talks about women rights. NATO is a military organization, which need for its survive hierarchical structures, with commandingandobedience, creates and need concept of the enemy (Feindbilder). … Continue reading →
L’exposé de Christiane Reymann lors de l’événement public « Pour une justice, la paix et la solidarité de genre Non à la guerre – Non à l’OTAN, stop à la militarisation » lors de la rencontre annuelle du réseau international « Non à la guerre – Non à l’OTAN » à Gand, Belgique, le 8 mars, Journée internationale des femmes 2013.
The lecture by Christiane Reymann at the public event “For gender justice peace and solidarity No to war – no to NATO, stop militarization” of the annual meeting of the international network “No to War – no to NATO” in Gent March 8th International womens day 2013
The greetings from Angie Zelter at the public event March 8th 2013 International womens day Dear All, it seems like the skype connection is not working. That is a shame. But here is a copy of my welcome speech. I hope you have a productive meeting. Love Angie.
Public event: March 8th 2013 Gent: For gender justice peace and solidarity No to war – no to NATO, stop militarization Download the leaflet here: international-women-day-march-8th-2013.pdf
by Kristine Karch Around 30 people, most women participated.
a leaflet from Women in Black Italy 2012 05 19 No NATO_ Italy.pdf
attached the flyer from May 2012 in occassion of the NATO summit in Chicago WomenInBlack_NoNATOMay2012.pdf
by kristine karch womens_gathering_Chicago_2012.pdf
an article by kristine karch in the newspaper Newspaper_Europe_in_the_NATO_Strategy.pdf Women around the world are fighting for equal rights, against violence, suppression and exclusion. In the analysis of the causes of war feminists identify the patriarchy – the dominance of masculine values within society – along with the power structures of capitalism, racism and militarism as the driving forces. Male values which are close-knitted to hierarchy, rivalry and competition result in consequential violence. So called female values like concern and reconciliation … Continue reading →
an invitation from kristine karch to the international protest against “Petersberg II”.