Mairead Maguire spoke at St Marys girls school Downpatrick Co Down to celebrate International Women’s day 2018. [caption id="attachment_1369" align="alignnone" width="225"] Mairead’s granddaughter Nora Maguire is pictured with her Grandmother staff and pupils from the school.[/caption] Mairead encouraged the young Women to enjoy their lives and ‘Be Brave and happy peacemakers’
Today in Belfast there was an unveiling at shankill Road Methodist church of a plague to Sadie Patterson from the The Ulster History Circle. This plague to Sadie Patterson was unveiled by baroness May Blood on International Women’s Day 2018. [caption id="attachment_1364" align="alignnone" width="248"] Sadie Patterson was in the Peace People in the early days and has spent her life working for peace.[/caption]
Nobel peace laureates Mairead Maguire, Shirin Ebadi and Tawakkol Karman call on Aung San Suu Kyi to end the genocide of the Rohingya people, perpetrated by the Burmese army. Aung San Suu Kyi has yet to acknowledge the atrocities carried out against the Rohingya people, who have been forced to flee the country. Mairead Maguire said: "The torture, rape and killing of any one member of our human family must be challenged, as in the case of the Rohingya genocide," Read more below: Call on Aung San Suu Kyi to end the genocide of the Rohingya people, perpetrated by the Burmese army.
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Nobel peace laureates Mairead Maguire, Tawakkol Karman and Shirin Ebadi, met with the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today in Dhaka. They thanked her for all the work Bangladesh has done to shelter over one million Rohingya refugees. As a part of our Standing with #RohingyaWomen: Nobel Women Delegation 2018, the three laureates visited refugee camps near Cox's Bazar earlier this week. They shared with the harrowing testimony they had heard from over 100 Rohingya women refugees with the Prime Minister during their meeting. Myanmar must take responsibility for Rohingya genocide