Two British universities cancelled lectures by the renowned scholar Richard Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University and former UN Special Rapporteur on Palestinian Human Rights (2008 to 2014). The cancellations at the London School of Economics and Middlesex University, London, took place after Falk co-authored a UN-commissioned report that concluded that Israel is an “apartheid state.”
WAR AND MILITARISM September 22-24 Conference in Washington, D.C.
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CAMPAIGN NONVIOLENCE WEEK OF ACTIONS 2017
Campaign Nonviolence invites people and organizations in the U.S. and worldwide to take action during CNV Action Week around the International Day of Peace, September 21. Together we will join our voices from around the planet to support a global nonviolent shift!
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