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.
Syria: Everyone else's battleground, in both war and peace Associated Press (press release) (blog) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders talk peace at the U.N. this week, the people of Idlib cling to fragile hope that diplomacy will avert a blowout battle over Syria's last rebel stronghold. Yet diplomacy hasn't served Syria well so far. Those same ...
Lasting Peace Oxford American My topic: “Forgiveness: The Gateway to Lasting Peace.” In my talk I emphasized the need for all of us to learn how to first love self, then others. MLL: My mother always told me that hate hurts the hater, not the hated. To choose hatred as my response ...
Peace Is the Best Investment Foreign Policy But peacekeeping is a very dangerous business. Tens of thousands of peacekeepers today are deployed where there is little peace to keep. Last year, 61 peacekeepers were killed in hostile acts, and our peacekeepers were attacked more than 300 times.