Demonization of Russia in a new Cold War era- By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace laureate

Demonization of Russia in a new Cold War era- By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace laureate

Press Releases
In examining the future, we must look to the past. As we watch the media today, we are spoon fed more and more propaganda and fear of the unknown, that we should be afraid of the unknown and have full faith that our government is keeping us safe from the unknown. But by looking at media today, those of us who are old enough will be reminded of the era of Cold War news articles, hysteria of how the Russians would invade and how we should duck and cover under tables in our kitchens for the ensuing nuclear war. Under this mass hysteria all Western governments were convinced that we should join Western allies to fight the unknown evil that lies to the east. Later through my travels in Russia…
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MY REFLECTIONS ON POPE FRANCIS’ VISIT TO IRELAND – By Mairead Maguire

Events, Press Releases
Pope Francis‘ two-day visit to Ireland on the 25th and 26th of August 2018 comes at a time when people need hope. The Irish Church has been devastated by the abuse scandals, which have never been properly dealt with. The victims and survivors of church abuse have told their stories and knocked on doors trying to get a hearing, and meet those who would listen to the terrible injustices perpetrated on them by some Catholic clergy and religious institutions. It is only in the last few years that it has been recognized by the Catholic hierarchy that clerical abuse has taken place. The pain, frustration and anger of so many victims has been allowed to fester and perpetrators of these abuses in the past often protected for fear of damage…
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Take Action – Min Aung Hlaing: Stop the Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar now

Campaigns, Petition: Stop the Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar now, Press Releases
We The Peace People appeal to all to sign the petition and demand that the Commander in Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing: Immediately end the military’s campaign of violence and crimes against humanity. Ensure free and unimpeded access to Rakhine state to humanitarian actors, the UN, independent journalists and human rights monitors and ensure their security. We won’t stop until the violence stops and system of apartheid is dismantled. Sign your name now & share. Stop the Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar now
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Myanmar must take responsibility for Rohingya genocide, Nobel laureates speak out

#RohingyaWomen, Campaigns, Notices, Press Releases
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
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Standing with #RohingyaWomen: Press Conference Today

#RohingyaWomen, Campaigns, Events, Press Releases
Nobel Women Delegation 2018, held a press conference today in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Nobel peace laureates Tawakkol Karman, Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Maguire, addressed what they have heard and witnessed during their visit to Rohingya refugee camps near Cox's Bazar and the no man's land between the Bangladeshi and Burmese border. They called for an immediate end to the Rohingya genocide in Burma, and for sister laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, to put an end to the persecution of the Rohingya people or face prosecution herself at the International Criminal Court. Watch the Press Conference Below: [embed]https://www.facebook.com/nobelwomen/videos/10156119712676737/?fref=mentions[/embed]
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