PROFESSOR GLENN PAIGE (1929 – 2017) PIONEER OF NONKILLING AND PEACE RESEARCHER – REST IN PEACE OBITUARY BY MAIREAD MAGUIRE

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I AM VERY SORRY TO HEAR OF THE DEATH OF MY GOOD FRIEND, PROFESSOR GLENN PAIGE WHO PASSED AWAY ON SUNDAY 20TH JANUARY, 2017. GLENN WAS 87 YEARS OF AGE AND HE DIED AT THE END OF A STRUGGLING ILLNESS DURING WHICH HE WAS NURSED BY HIS WONDERFUL PARTNER, AND CO PEACEMAKER, GENDA PAIGE. GLENN DIED IN HONOLULU, HAWAI’I, WHERE HE LIVED AND WORKED AS FOUNDER AND CHAIR OF THE CENTRE FOR GLOBAL NONKILLING. (WWW.NONKILLING.ORG) I WANT TO EXPRESS TO GLENDA AND THE FAMILY MY CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF HER BELOVED GLENN. SHE WILL I KNOW BE DEEPLY SAD AT HIS PASSING, BUT I KNOW TOO SHE WILL BE CONSOLED KNOWING GLENN’S SPIRIT WILL BE WITH HER ALWAYS GIVING HER STRENGTH TO CARRY ON. I HAD THE PLEASURE OF…
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2017 Nobel Peace Nomination – Medea Benjamin

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Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, has nominated Medea Benjamin for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. In her letter to the Nobel Peace Committee in Oslo Maguire said: " I believe Medea Benjamin would be a worthy recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize as she meets the requirements in Alfred Nobel's will, which calls of the award to be given to the try champions of peace". Medea's work for peace and disarnment and life commitment to such work is inspirational to us all. Medea is the co-founder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK and the co- founder of the human rights group Global Exchange. While her anti-war work dates back to her high school years during the Vietnam War in the l960s and continued in Africa and Central America in…
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We Stand for Peace and Justice

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# We Stand for Peace and Justice By Michael Albert A new web site, "We Stand for Peace and Justice" offers a statement, included below, for signing. The site provides links for public discussion and means to comment. The statement has about fifty initial signers including Noam Chomsky, Boaventura Santos, Mairead Maguire, Walden Bello, Pervez Hoodbhoy, Medea Benjamin, and more. Over the past few days, invitations seeking initial signers made clear the hope that the statement is self explanatory. Initial signers indicated they hope it will attract a massive list of final signers which activists can then use to link up separate efforts, foster cross constituency and inter movement mutual aid, and foster a tone that is positive even while seeking to stop reactionary trends. The statement follows, below, but…
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Za’atari Refugee Camp

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Ann Patterson from the Peace People attended a conference convened by the Nobel Women Initiative in Jordan of grass roots activists working with refugees in the Middle East and Europe. Ann accompanied Shirin Ebadi and Tawakkol Karman to visit the UN Womens project at the Za'atari refugee camp . The camp is home to 80,000 Syrian refugees , durning the visit they were able to engage with some women and listen to there stories, they also met with some children. Learn more about Za'atari here: http://reliefweb.int/report/jordan/zaatari-refugee-camp-factsheet-november-2016 Ann describes how it was a truly humbling experience and how they all left the camp with their pain engraved in their hearts and a stronger resolve to to do the best we can to get their voices heard. You can follow our journey…
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Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Talks at the Ulster Museum on ‘Building a culture of peace and nonviolence for the human family’

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In 1976 Máiread Corrigan and Betty Williams were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. They received their medals on 10 December 1977 at the Oslo City Hall in Norway. Máiread later donated her medal to the Ulster Museum, and you will now be able to see it on display. On 13th November at 3pm Mairead Corrigan Maguire, presented a talk at the Ulster Museum on ‘Building a culture of peace and nonviolence for the human family’. Part Of Mairead's Speech can be read below: "COURAGEOUS LEADERSHIP FOR PEACE AND DISARMAMENT" Welcome to you all and many thanks for coming today, This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Peace People, and remember that on this date 40 years ago, the Peace People held a Peace rally along the Ravenhill Road.…
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