Tag Archives: war is a crime

A Dream Come True: Ed McCurdy’s 1950s Folk Song and the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact

“And the people in the streets below were dancing round and round…”

The ICC Just Announced It Will Treat War As a Crime

How can war’s status as a crime effectively deter the world’s leading war-maker from threatening and launching more wars, large and small? How can laws against war actually be put to use?

FAIR: Leading Papers Incite ‘Supreme International Crime’

From the article: The spirit of Kellogg-Briand was embodied in the formation of the United Nations, whose charter commits its signers to renouncing war and the threat of war: All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state.

▶ Why End War (in 2 minutes) (submitted to TED)

David Swanson takes two minutes to tell how to end war and save the planets resources and feed the hungry in the meantime. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also […]

Evergreene Digest: The Democratic Push To Bomb Iraq Again

The Center for American Progress (C.A.P.) is funded by Lockheed Martin and other huge war profiteers. C.A.P. has just put out a report recommending that air strikes be considered. Re-invade Iraq? June 23, 2014 For more Evergreene Digest coverage of the Re-invasion of Iraq … David Swanson, Warisacrime.org Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times […]

War Is A Crime> Syria News – Dec 13

Syria News – Dec 13  By bartolo – Posted on 12 December 2012   WarIsACrime.org  ‘Friends of Syria’ Recognize Syrian Opposition, Assad Fires Scud Missiles at Rebels – VOA Russia Criticizes U.S. Recognition of Syrian Opposition – NationalJournal.com France says not ready to arm Syrian opposition – Yahoo! News Canada tells Syrian opposition it won’t be recognized until […]

Americans in Pakistan Meet Families of Victims

VFP President Leah Bolger said, “In the few days we have been here we have met with dozens of Pakistanis who are outraged about the  illegal murder of their fellow citizens.  We have received nothing but gratitude, admiration and support for our stand against the policies of our own government, and we have been told […]

Jeremiah Goulka> The Dogs of War Are Barking

The Urge to Bomb Iran “The public appears to be primed.  A large majority of Americans believe that Iran has an ongoing nuclear weapons program, 71% in 2010 and 84% this March.  Some surveys even indicate that a majority of Americans would support military action to stop Iran from developing nukes.” The Obama administration has engaged in a staggering military build-up in the Persian Gulf and at U.S. and […]

David Swanson> Lies, Damn Lies, and War Lies

Lies, Damn Lies, and War Lies By davidswanson – Posted on 10 August 2012   warisacrime.org Prepared remarks for Veterans For Peace Convention 2012. Prepared to follow remarks by Nicolas “Sandy” Davies Convention theme: “Liberating the Americas: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean” Remarks theme: “U.S. Military Expansion since the End of the Cold War” Accompanying powerpoint:  http://warisacrime.org/downloads/misleading2.pptx […]

Video> David Swanson speaks at Peacestock 2012, Part Two

David Swanson Peacestock 2012, Part Two by Bill Sorem PLUS 1 day 15 hours ago Peacestock is a mixture of music, speakers, and community for peace in an idylic location near the Mississippi, just one hour’s drive from the Twin Cities of Minnesota. Peacestock is sponsored by Veterans for Peace, Chapter 115 and has a peace-themed agenda. David Swanson graduated […]

Camillo “Mac” Bica> Remembering the Context of War Crimes: The Crime of War Itself

Remembering the Context of War Crimes: The Crime of War Itself by Camillo “Mac” Bica    25 February 2012      Truthout | Op-Ed (Image: Lance Page / Truthout; Adapted:hans van den berg, The U.S. Army) One would think that, by now, America would have made the connection between war and atrocity. Or, are we too obsessed with […]