Peace

A good day for shaking prejudices

The interesting thing about a piece of good news that defies apparently established prejudice, discrimination and even a state of undeclared war is that it can “shock” us out of our acceptance that “things are the way they are”, people…

Regarding the situation in Israel and Palestine

World without Wars and Violence Statement Once more the Middle East, centred on modern day Israel and Palestine, is in a situation of war and we find it again necessary to take a position. We base our position on the…

Who benefits from the Arab-Israeli Conflict?

As some kind of ceasefire inches its way ahead with the help of surrounding interested parties the ‘you started first’ usual rhetoric from both sides involved in the present round of missiles exchange between Hamas and Israel leaves everybody none…

Islam – Violence and Non-violence

Media loves to project Islam as most violent religion, and certainly more violent than any other religion in the world and certainly so compared to Christianity, if not any other religion as far as western media is concerned. Journalism, even…

Somerville for Peace

https://vimeo.com/51250975 Here the video of Somerville’s Honkfest Parade with more than 700 musicians activists gathered for Peace. A production of Olivier D. Asselin  

Iranians in Tel Aviv

In March 2012 we reported on a new project between Israelis and Iranians to oppose the sabre rattling rhetoric of their leaders: We Love You. This initially run as a Facebook initiative and it has been growing and developing. About…

“Peace Is”

From Athens, on the International Day for Peace, a significant day for the most profound expectations of all humans, we have the honor to announce the names of the winner’s photographers contest known as “Peace Is” for both categories: Category…

Arrives to U.S. city of Chicago Mexican Caravan for Peace

Entering its fourth week for more than two dozen U.S. cities, the Caravan for Peace, led by poet Javier Sicilia, arrived today in Chicago with its message of curbing violence that corrodes Mexico. The group includes, among others, relatives of…

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