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History has been made on the Korean peninsula today, as South Korean President Moon Jae-In and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un shook hands at the Demilitarized Zone between the two countries and pledged to work to denuclearize the peninsula and to declare the official end to the Korean War.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Rep. and governor candidate Dennis Kucinich's work with an organization sympathetic to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad (all times local):. 4:30 p.m.. The treasurer of an organization that paid former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich ...

Peace activist behind Dennis Kucinich speech fee met Hamas. The Ohio gubernatorial candidate accepted $20,000 to give a speech to a group sympathetic to Syria's Bashar al-Assad. Author: Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press. Published: 10:55 AM EDT April 25, 2018. Updated: 5:09 PM EDT April 25, 2018. COLUMBUS ...
Two months after peace activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir passed away, another link between India-Pakistan peace process snapped with the death of theatre activist and peacenik Madeeha Gauhar in Lahore on Wednesday morning. She was suffering from cancer and had been admitted to the hospital ...
Far from a fairy tale, peace activists live in a nightmare, because we are haunted by what happens on the ground when bombs drop and troops invade. The misery of those who live in a war zone is unutterably disturbing. And the grief of American families who lose a loved one to war is something I am ...
US Arms Exports Expansion Result of Military Complex' Pressure - Peace Activist ... easier new rules for high tech weapons sales directly to foreign countries is a victory for giant US defense contractors to increase their profits, international peace activist Dr. Helen Caldicott told Sputnik on Friday.

A Filipino peace activist has been denied entry into the United States and is set to board a plane back to the Philippines early Thursday morning. Activists ... Supporters of Jerome Aba mobilized as soon as they realized that the peace activist from the Philippines wasn't going to get past Customs. His plane ...
"It was 04:00 when the police came beating at my door. 'Open up! Open up!' they were shouting," recalls Denizhan Eren, a 23-year-old college student. "As soon as I opened the door, they yelled 'Lie down!' They had huge guns and they were wearing balaclavas." Denizhan is one of a number of students ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Seven Catholic peace activists were denied bail during a court appearance April 6, a day after they were detained after entering Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Georgia to protest nuclear weapons. Calling themselves the Kings Bay Plowshares, the seven faced charges of ...
Rutgers Professor, Peace Activists on Panel for “Back Channel” Play on the Cuban (MAPLEWOOD, NJ) -- Professor David Foglesong of Rutgers University, and peace activists David Hungerford and Milt Horowitz will be panelists for an audience question-and-answer session following performances of ...
Ken Nwadike Jr., a peace activist, inspirational speaker and video journalist, is trying to change the world one person at a time by spreading his message that “love will save us.” Nwadike, known nationally as the Free Hugs Guy, talked to Wilkes Central High School students about his work during two ...
The essay in question ridicules the 29 Americans captured in Nicaragua while representing an organization called “Americans for Peace” for calling themselves peace activists. “Is a peace activist a pacifist? Certainly not,” wrote Buckley Jr., before suggesting he was a peace activist because his taxes help ...
Lisa Stiller, Board of Consistent Life Network and long time peace activist based in Beaverton, Oregon, states; "Peace activists and supporters of Consistent Life Ethic are joining in this vigil and the March for Our Lives in opposition to all violence. We believe comprehensive gun safety legislation, which ...
Alarm bells were set off when a parcel intended for well-known Pune-based peace activist Sanjay Nahar exploded late on Tuesday at a courier delivery centre in adjoining Ahmednagar district, officials said here on Wednesday. The incident occurred around 10 p.m. on Tuesday when a staffer was handling ...
Picciolini is the author of “White American Youth: My Descent into America's Most Violent Hate Movement—and How I Got Out.” He's a former leader of the early American white-supremacist skinhead movement turned peace activist and a cofounder of Life After Hate, a nonprofit that helps people disengage ...
LAHORE - Indian peace activist OP Shah on Friday said that a meaningful dialogue between India and Pakistan was the only way forward to improve relations between the two countries. Speaking at a round-table discussion on “Pak-India Relations and the way forward”, Shah said that the two neighbours ...
Icelanders were recently shocked and appalled to learn that Icelandic airline Air Atlanta had made dozens of trips, from eastern Europe to Saudi Arabia, delivering many weapons of war to that country, including the internationally-banned landmines. This was done with the knowledge and the permission of ...

Alice M. Hague, a fashion illustrator, watercolor artist and peace activist, died Thursday in Buffalo after a brief illness. She was 88. A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, the former Alice Myers graduated from Fort Wayne High School and from the Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown, Massachusetts, where ...
Sally Breen, 82, of Windham, longtime peace activist in Maine. She was a member of Peace Action Maine for more than 25 years and participated in numerous protests. By Melanie CreamerStaff Writer. Email Writer · 207-791-6361. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article. Sally Breen, an ...
A beloved Nova Scotia peace activist whose passion for causes included Indigenous rights, feminism and the environment has died at the age of 100. Betty Peterson was born in Reading, Pa., but moved to Cape Breton with her late husband, Gunnar Peterson, in 1975 over frustrations with the political ...
RIP Betty Peterson, iconic peace activist and voice for change. Legendary advocate for environmental, feminist and Civil Rights causes passes away in Halifax at age 100. Posted By Jacob Boon on Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 10:58 PM. click to enlarge Peterson, pictured here shortly before her 100th birthday.
Geoff Foster, director of organizing and policymaking at UTEC, addresses marchers ahead of the UTEC Silent March for Peace on Wednesday. The march was in response to recent deadly shootings in the city. The marchers are at the intersection of Warren and Central Streets in downtown Lowell.
Ann Wright, a retired U.S. Army colonel and former U.S. diplomat turned peace activist, will speak at two Chico venues Tuesday. Wright is a hero of anti-war activists and the movement for justice for Palestinians. She will speak about the 2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla challenging the Israeli naval blockage of ...
With just about 24 hours left before South Sudan's peace negotiations end in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, activists say their hopes for a lasting truce are rapidly diminishing. A coalition of civil society activists known as Task Force for the Revitalization Forum issued a statement Thursday asking the ...
Peace activist Jean Gump spent more than four years in a federal prison for her role in a demonstration during which she poured blood in the shape of a cross on the hatch covering a Minuteman II missile silo in Missouri and painted the words “Disarm and live.” She was released from prison in 1990, about ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - - A peace activist is fighting for her life after falling victim to the very kind of crime she's trying to stop. Choosey Parker was shot March 18 near the Purple Haze nightclub downtown. Two men have been charged in the incident, according to police records. Alan Neal, 27, of West Memphis ...
Parents of murdered peace activist mark 15th anniversary of her death. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. The Daily Star. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month...$12 | 3 months.
Lenore Yarger and Steve Woolford have answered the phone at the G.I. Rights hotline for 16 years. Service members can call the number for free and confidential counseling on benefits, regulations, discharges, grievances, and what it means to be a conscientious objector. The hotline is sponsored in part ...
CBS13's Marc Thompson talked to local protesters about their opposition to the latest airstrikes in Syria in response to the Assad Regime's chemical weapon attack in Douma. Categories: Local News KOVRTV. More Latest Videos. How do nor'easters get their name?Do you know how nor'easters get there name?
FRESNO, Calif. - The President dropping an order, as three country's military mights drop missiles on Syria. "They had the targets picked out, the aerial operations for each of these countries picked out," Fresno County Republican Party Vice Chairman Mark Johnson said. "I think this was a very measured ...
BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Peace activists are planning a nonviolent action in Lexington on Patriots' Day to protest what they call nuclear escalation. Massachusetts Peace Action says participants in Monday's demonstration will stand frozen for two minutes on Battle Green in Lexington before walking about ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A group against going to war with Syria protested in Nashville's Public Square on Sunday. This rally comes 2 days after the President announced an airstrike on the nation, along with the help of France and the U.K, for use of chemical weapons on civilians. FOX 17 Reporter Matt Alvarez has the story.
This is Kathy Kelly's workplace, haunted by drone strike and starvation, forced exodus and death. “It's insane and it's cruel,” the world-renowned peace activist told me by phone the other day after sketching out various instances of geopolitical turmoil: refugee crises, a Saudi-orchestrated war in Yemen, ...
Trade unionist and peace activist Saidie Patterson will have a Blue Plaque unveiled in her honour on International Women's Day. The north Belfast native, who received five international peace awards, was committed to "fairness and equality in the workplace". Ms Patterson was born in 1906 and lived her ...
Baroness May Blood yesterday unveiled the blue plaque in honour of peace activist Saidie Patterson at Shankill Methodist Church in Belfast. Picture by Mal McCann ... A PEACE activist committed to "fairness and equality" was honoured in Belfast yesterday on International Women's Day. A blue plaque to ...


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