Irish Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire To Visit Syria On Peace Mission

Campaigns, Press Releases
Nobel Peace Laureate, Mairead Maguire and Peace People member Ann Patterson Left on the 1st of May for a 10 day Peace Mission to Lebanon/Syria.   They had been invited by Mussalaha Peace and Reconciliation movement in Syria to take part in a mission of peace. This Mission has the support of the Greek Catholic Patriarch Gregorios III. The International Delegation includes people from Ireland, USA, Australia, Italy, Canada, And  Middle Eastern countries. Before leaving  Ms.Maguire said : ‘We are grateful to Mussalaha for their invitation to Syria.  We are grateful too for this Opportunity to join in love, friendship and solidarity with the Syrian people in these terrible days of violence, suffering and death in their country. We wish to learn for ourselves what is happening on the ground in Syria and what the Syrian people want for…
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Stop Rape In Conflict

This week marks the launch of the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict. The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict unites us—400 organizations and 100s of individuals—into a powerful and coordinated effort for change. We will demand urgent and bold political leadership to prevent rape in conflict, to protect civilians and rape survivors, and call for justice for all—including effective prosecution of those responsible. Take the pledge today to support the Campaign at I hope you will include a personal pledge of action you as an individual or your organization will undertake in support of the Campaign within the community. Make sure to connect with the Campaign online during the Week of Action May 6-13.   Please use the hashtag #IPLEDGE…
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Afghan Peace Volunteers

Afghanistan, Press Releases
Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire Goes to Afghanistan to Join Afghan Peace Volunteers' Demand for Cease Fire and Negotiation I have come here to give my support to the campaign for 2 million friends of the Afghan people. You have chosen to run this campaign because you remember that 2 million people from Afghanistan have died in violence under war, under killing. We’re here today to remember every single one of those people who died needlessly and for this I am sorry, and I say, “Sorry to the Afghan people for what the governments of the US and NATO and other governments have done to the Afghan people, and I say, ‘Not in my name.’” We’re here on behalf of the Afghan Peace Volunteers to give a petition to the UN…
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2012 Peace Prize

Press Releases
THE 2012 PEACE PRIZE IS UNLAWFUL AND CANNOT BE PAID TO THE EU Nobel laureates demand 2012: c/o Peter Kolbe, Werderstr. 36 69120 Heidelberg, Germany November 28, 2012 The Nobel Foundation P.O. Box 5232, SE-102 45 Stockholm, Sweden THE 2012 PEACE PRIZE IS UNLAWFUL AND CANNOT BE PAID TO THE EU The European Union, announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee as the winner of the peace prize for 2012, clearly is not one of “the champions of peace” Alfred (more…)
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