Time to choose peace forgiveness and become friends

Israel/Palestine, Notices, Press Releases
My name is Mairead Maguire. I won the 1976 nobel peace prize for my work for peace in Northern Ireland . Our peace people movement started when my younger sister ann's three little children were killed in 1976 as a result of ethnic political violence and she subsequently died as a result of her injuries. I helped start this Peace People movement because as a pacifist i believe we should not hurt or kill each other, violence is always wrong and the alternatve of nonviolence does work. I passionately believe peace is possible between palestine and isreal and and in our world amongst the human family. that is why i am sailing to Gaza in the Zaytouna The Freedom Flotilla womens boat to Gaza. My friends on this journey of…
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Nobel peace laureates call on Israel to release whistleblower

Campaigns, Israel/Palestine, Press Releases
The Nobel Women’s Initiative is calling on the Israeli government to lift the restrictions placed on nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu – including a court order preventing the former nuclear technician from leaving the country. Israeli officials jailed Vanunu in 1986, after he reportedly disclosed to media the inner workings of Israel’s Dimona nuclear plant. Vanunu spent 18 years in jail, including 10 years in solitary confinement. Since being released in 2004, Vanunu still faces severe restrictions that violate his rights to freedom of movement, freedom of expression, and freedom of assembly. In 2011, the high court of Israel barred him from emigrating from Israel on the grounds that he still poses a threat to national security. Vanunu maintains that he has revealed all that he knows about the Israeli nuclear…
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