Tag Archives: Mairead Maguire

Gandhi’s Truth: Ending Human Violence One Commitment at a Time

‘The future depends on what we do in the present.’

Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire Appeals To President Trump For Peace Leadership

“The people of North and South Korea want peace and they want a peace treaty. They do not want their country to be bombed or their government to bomb others. “

Ann Wright | Women Call for Israel-Palestine Peace

“We cannot count on men to create peace. We will have to do it by ourselves.”

Nonviolent Resistance In Palestine: Steadfastness, Creativity & Hope

“We have to have hope to resist”
As the Stop the Wall Coalition demonstrates, steadfastness (sumud) in Arabic and nonviolent discipline are essential ingredients of a successful movement. Members of the village communities have learned that they must continue to struggle, day by day, week by week, despite the violence directed at them. Freedom does not come easy. “You have to be willing to sacrifice for freedom, and above all else, believe in your cause and what you’re struggling for. If you believe, you will continue, if you continue, you will succeed.”

Nobel Peace Laureates to Human Rights Watch: Close Your Revolving Door to U.S. Government

The leading human rights organization’s close ties to the U.S. government call its independence into question. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons alternet.org  May 12, 2014  The following letter was sent today to Human Rights Watch’s Kenneth Roth on behalf of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Mairead Maguire; former UN Assistant Secretary General Hans […]

Mairead Maguire. Syria: An Open Letter to the American People

Mother Agnes will be speaking via Skype at 4200 Cedar Ave. So. in Minneapolis on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Sponsored by the Middle East Committee of Women Against Military Madness. “Mother Agnes is bringing to America a universal message your country knows well. She presents it through the story of Syria. I […]

David Swanson> Bradley Manning Wins Peace Prize

A petition supporting Manning for the Nobel Peace Prize has gathered 88,000 signatures, many of them with comments, and is aiming for 100,000 before delivering it to the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo.  Anyone can sign and add their comments at ManningNobel.org David Swanson  July 19, 2013  TheRealNews.com By David Swanson. This article was first published on […]

Report on Syria – Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire: “The Syrian State is Under a Proxy War Led by Foreign Countries”

Report and Appeal to the International community to support a process of dialogue and reconciliation in Syria between its people and Syrian government and reject outside intervention and war. By Mairead Maguire  Global Research, May 27, 2013 Peace People 24 May 2013  Region: Middle East & North Africa  Theme: US NATO War Agenda  In-depth Report: SYRIA: NATO’S NEXT WAR? Mairead Maguire After a […]

Ann Wright> The Compassion of Women of Afghanistan for the Women of Gaza

The Compassion of Women of Afghanistan for the Women of Gaza By Ann Wright (about the author) OpEdNews Op Eds 12/15/2012 opednews.com Last week I was in Gaza, just days after the eight-day Israeli attack on Gaza that killed over 180 Palestinians and subsequent rockets from Gaza that killed six Israelis. This week I have been in Afghanistan […]

Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire calls on UN and international community to act urgently to end Burmese government led repression against Burma’s Rohingya Muslims

The Peace People, 224 Lisburn Road, BelfastBT9 6GE, Northern IrelandPhone: 0044 (0) 28 9066 346   Email: info@peacepeople.com    www.peacepeople.com NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE MAIREAD MAGUIRE CALLS ON  UN AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO ACT URGENTLY  TO END BURMESE GOVERNMENT LED REPRESSION AGAINST BURMA’S  ROHINGYA MUSLIMS. PRESS RELEASE  –   6th SEPTEMBER, 2012 Mairead Maguire at a Peace Rally. Photo BBC […]

Kathy Kelly> Two Million Friends Video

Join Friends for Peace in Afghanistan Although she is not identified, that is Kathy Kelly in the photo with the Afghan children. Published on Aug 11, 2012 by ourjourneytosmile The hope for ‘2 Million Friends’ is simple, that in place of the 2 million Afghan victims of war over the past 4 decades, the Afghan Peace Volunteers wish […]

Kathy Kelly> Why Afghanistan Can’t Wait

Why Afghanistan Can’t Wait by Kathy Kelly and Dr. Hakim   08/10/2012 Huffington Post Last week, we spent three anxious hours in an outer waiting area of the “Non-Immigrant Visa” section of the U.S. consulate here in Kabul, Afghanistan, waiting for our young friends Ali and Abdulhai to return from a sojourn through the inner offices […]