No arms to rebels

Press Releases, Syria
Press release 26th August 2013 Mairead Maguire, Nobel peace laureate, today appealed to the Rt. Hon. William Hague, British Foreign Minister, and M. Laurent Fabius, French Foreign Minister, to stop calling for military action against Syria which, she said, will only lead the Middle East into even more violence and bloodshed for its people. Maguire said: Arming rebels and authorizing military action by USA/NATO forces will not solve the problem facing Syria, but indeed could lead to the death of thousands of Syrians, the breaking-up of Syria, and it falling under the control of violent fundamentalist jihadist forces. It will mean the further fleeing of Syrians into surrounding countries which will themselves become destabilised. The entire Middle East will become unstable and violence will spiral out of control. Contrary to…
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Bradley Manning Should Win the Nobel Peace Prize

Press Releases
by Mairead Corrigan-Maguire – The Guardian As a peace prize winner myself, I am nominating Manning for this honor for his work to help end the Iraq War and other conflicts. Peace is more than simply the absence of war; it is the active creation of something better. Alfred Nobel recognized this when he created alongside those for chemistry, literature, medicine and physics, an annual prize for outstanding contributions in peace. Nobel’s foresight is a reminder to us all that peace must be created, maintained, and advanced, and it is indeed possible for one individual to have an extraordinary impact. For this year’s prize, I have chosen to nominate US Army Pfc Bradley Manning, for I can think of no one more deserving. His incredible disclosure of secret documents to…
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Talk Nation Radio: Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire Says Syrians Oppose Intervention

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[caption id="attachment_368" align="alignright" width="244"] Mairead Maguire[/caption] Mairead Maguire, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize, speaks about here recent trip to Lebanon and Syria, where she met with refugees, combatants, members of the opposition, and members of the government. She found that supporters and opponents of the government, including those working for political changes, overwhelming oppose foreign interference and violence. Maguire is a founder of Peace People and of the Nobel Women's Initiative. Maguire has nominated Bradley Manning for the Nobel Peace Prize and credits his work with helping to discourage the West from intervening in Syria. Add your name to the petition to get Manning the Peace Prize at ManningNobel.org Also read "Ten Problems With the Latest Excuse for War" by David Swanson. Total run time: 29:00 Host: David…
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