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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RAUS International Conference In Bonn For A Self – Determined Afghanistan

Afghanistan, Campaigns, Training
Mairead Maguire and Ann Paterson attend RAUS International Conference In Bonn -Decemeber 2011. In December Mairead and I attended the RAUS international conference in Bonn for a self -determined Afghanistan. The conference brought together some amazing people who got together and looked at how best to support the people of Afghanistan. Mairead opened the conference with a speech that called for a world without war, she said the people of Afghanistan had suffered enough and they had a right to self determation, Mairead also called that NATO should be disbanded. We were priviliged to listen to a young women from Afghanistan,Malali Joya she is the youngest member of parliament, and to hear about the work she is doing trying to get the voices of women heard,this was inspring as we…
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