Homage for the victims of wars, tribute to the ideas and actions for peace

Sarajevo, peace event 2014 100 years from the 1st World War Round table – women and war UN Resolution 1325 Speech of Sissy Vovou from Athens-Greece Homage for the victims of wars, tribute to the ideas and actions for peace We are not at war in Greece, fortunately, apart from the social war of the …

Amira Hass: Israel’s moral defeat will haunt us for years

By Amira Hass | Jul. 28, 2014 If victory is measured in the number of dead, then Israel and its army are big winners. From the time I wrote these words on Saturday, and by the time you read them on Sunday, the number will no longer be 1,000 (70-80 percent civilians) but even more. How many …

Hiroshima, 6 August 2014: 69 years later.

Hiroshima Peace Declaration 6 August 2014 Summer, 69 years later. The burning sun takes us back to “that day.” August 6, 1945. A single atomic bomb renders Hiroshima a burnt plain.  From infants to the elderly, tens of thousands of innocent civilians lose their lives in a single day. By the end of the year, …

Turkish women defy deputy PM with laughter

Bülent Arinç said women should not laugh in public, prompting backlash and highlighting state of women’s rights in Turkey Twitter in Turkey broke into a collective grin on Wednesday as hundreds of women posted pictures of themselves laughing. They weren’t just happy. They were smiling in defiance of the deputy prime minister, Bülent Arinç, who …