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Maria Emelyanova and Ann Wright

“Our Planet Is So Small That We Must Live In Peace”: Traveling to Yakutsk in Far East Russia

By Ann Wright, September 13, 2019 “Our planet is so small that we must live in peace” said the head of the organization for mothers of military veterans in Yakutsk, Siberia, Far East Russia and called for “mothers to unite […]

Punishments Reduced for Blackwater Murderers

Challenging Times for Citizen to Citizen Diplomacy in Russia

By Ann Wright, World BEYOND War, September 9, 2019 Graphic by dw.com (missing sanctions on Venezuela) Whenever you go to one of the countries the U.S. considers its “enemy,” you can be sure to get a lot of flak.  This […]

Citizens of Aichi, Japan Demand the Reinstatement of the Aichi Triennale 2019 “Lack-of-Freedom-of-Expression Exhibit: Part II”

By Joseph Essertier, World BEYOND War, August 25, 2019 On Saturday, August 24th the Aichi Prefecture Citizens Committee To Demand the Reinstatement of the “Lack-of-Freedom-of-Expression Exhibit: Part II” (“Hyōgen no fujiyūten: sono go” no Saikai wo Motomeru Aichi Kenmin no […]

Video: Ellen Thomas in Hiroshima

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"Statue of a Girl of Peace” artwork

Japanese and Koreans Stand Up for Freedom of Expression, Peace, Memorialization of the ‘Comfort Woman’ Atrocity, and Women’s Rights in Nagoya, Japan

By Joseph Essertier, August 19, 2019 The following is a summary of the situation concerning the cancelation of the exhibit entitled “The Lack-of-Freedom-of-Expression Exhibit: Part II,” which was open for viewing for three days at the Aichi Triennale in Nagoya, […]

Long After Hiroshima

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, August 8, 2019 Remarks August 6, 2019, at Hiroshima to Hope in Seattle, Washington How do we honor victims? We can remember them and appreciate who they were. But there were too many of […]

Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action group photo

The Myths, the Silence, and the Propaganda That Keep Nuclear Weapons in Existence

By David Swanson Remarks in Poulsbo, Washington, August 4, 2019 This week, 74 years ago, the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were each hit with a single nuclear bomb that had the power of a third to a half of […]

environmental ruins of war

Environmental Damage Is A War Crime, Scientists Say

By Jordan Davidson, July 25, 2019 From EcoWatch Two dozen prominent scientists from around the world have asked the UN to make environmental damage in conflict zones a war crime. The scientists published their open letter in the journal Nature. The letter, titled […]

Bombs in Laos

Southeast Asia Was Hit By a Record-Breaking Disaster; It Was Called the United States

By David Swanson, July 23, 2019 In my town in the United States — as is not especially unusual — we have big memorials in prominent public places marking some of the most catastrophically immoral actions of the past. Unfortunately, […]