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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OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL AND MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE COUNCIL TO END THE HUMAN CRISIS OF ROHINGYAS IN MYANMAR

Campaigns, Notices, Press Releases
Dear President and Members of the Security Council, As you are aware, a human tragedy amounting to ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity is unfolding in Myanmar. Over the past two months, a military offensive by the Myanmar Army in Rakhine State has led to the killing of hundreds of Rohingya people. Over 30,000 people have been displaced. Houses have been burned, women raped, many civilians arbitrarily arrested, and children killed. Crucially, access for humanitarian aid organisations has been almost completely denied, creating an appalling humanitarian crisis in an area already extremely poor. Thousands have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh, only to be sent back. Some international experts have warned of the potential for genocide. It has all the hallmarks of recent past tragedies - Rwanda, Darfur, Bosnia, Kosovo. The head…
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Mairead Maguire Praises – The Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons & Their Win Of The Award

Events, Nobel Peace Prize Medal, Press Releases
Mairead Maguire said today in a press release "I would like to offer my congratulations to Ican and Nobel commitee on the awarding of the Nobel peace prize 2017. I feel this prize to Ican is in the true spirit of Nobels wish for A disarmed world built on friendship amongst the nations and on international law.  Abolishing nuclear weapons paves the way towards friendship and trust"   Read more on this below The Nobel Peace Prize For 2017
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Mairead Maguire – APPEALS FOR POLITICAL LEADERS TO MAKE EXECUTIVE AND ASSEMBLY WORK FOR THE PEOPLE OF NORTHERN IRELAND.

Northern Ireland Assembly, Notices, Press Releases
The vast majority of people in Northern Ireland, whose main desire is to live in peace together, earn a living and raise their families, are currently living in a no-mans land.  Our hands are tied by our elected Politicians, especially both main Parties, Democratic Unionist Party and the Sein Fein, refusing to take up their political responsibilities and sit down together in an Executive and Assembly and reach consensus on what are not insurmountable or life threatening issues.   In the meantime in the community, the fact that the Political decisions on matters of health, education, culture, environment, etc. are in limbo, with funds cut or on hold, lives are being disrupted, destroyed and the frustration and anxiety of the community deepens with no end in sight, no hope to…
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Nobel Women’s Initiative 2017 Conference – May l4-16, 2017 – Monchengladbech, Germany “A Global Feminist Resistance – Its Evolution & Revolution – Adapting To Thrive!

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Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire speaking at the Nobel Womens Peace Initiative Peace Conference in Germany on May 14th 2017  called on the Feminists/Womens Movement to ‘work to abolish militarism and war and replace it with a demilitarized stable world based on a Global Peace System’ and on Civil Society Spiritual/Religious leaders, scientists, governments, to teach peace as a Global Peace Science and Nonviolence as a serious Political Science. A global feminist resistance – its evolution and revolution – adapting to thrive!    Dear Friends, It is great that we are gathered here  and have an opportunity to renew old friendships and make new ones.  I would like to extend my thanks to the Major of the City of Monchengladbech, for hosting this NWI’s conference in his beautiful city, and…
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