The visual at left shows photos of people of peace, or visual
expressions of peace which they created. These photos provide just a small capsule of the tens of millions
of people around the world being visible, speaking up and speaking out for peace. Please - join in!
Afghanistan: over 3,487 Coalition soldiers dead, with the civilian death count unknown. Iraq: more than 650,000 civilians
and over 4,808 Coalition soldiers - dead from war. Darfur: over 400,000 people, dead. Israel and Palestine: over 6,200 people since 2000.
The Congo: 3,000,000 since 1998. Mumbai.Chechnya. New York. Sri Lanka. Lebanon.Madrid. The list goes on.
Our Sons and Daughters. Husbands and Wives. Sisters and Brothers. Parents and Friends. It's enough already. All you "leaders" out there, listen. We - the people - want peace, please. Make it happen!
"The End of War"
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The song and video above, by Eric Colville, "imagines war in the past tense, after
humanity realizes the folly of it all." In the realm of the song, in trying
to explain after the fact why peace broke out, basically it just seemed
so...obvious. The song inspires a great sense of calmness, however
momentary, when you imagine how it might feel to live in a world of
peace. For the sake of the world's children, for the sake of humanity,
please - let's make it happen.
The voices of peace opposing war in India and Pakistan Aljazeera.com But Aliya, who heads a cross-border initiative called Aaghaz-e-Dosti (Beginning of Friendship) and was travelling with 18 other girls to a peace conference in the Indian city of Chandigarh, was unfazed. "I assured them nothing would happen," she says,& ...
Is peace achievable in Yemen? Aljazeera.com After nearly two years of war in Yemen, the prospect of peace seems a distant prospect. Both sides are blaming each other for violating a ceasefire which began on Wednesday. The UN wants to extend that truce for another 72 hours but the violence is& ...
Pope prays for peace in Iraq Reuters Pope Francis used his weekly Angelus prayer to call on the faithful to pray for the people of Mosul, where an ongoing military operation is underway to take the city from Islamic State. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). △ Hide Transcript. ▷ View ...
Making Peace with Trump's Revolutionaries The New Yorker Making Peace with Trump's Revolutionaries. At a rally in western Colorado, the candidate prepares his followers to give up without giving in. By Peter Hessler. , October 20, 2016. Supporters cheer as the Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump,& ...