The last months have seen remarkably results of nonviolent protests in Tunesia and Egypt. Yemen may finally see a nonviolent solution to its people’s struggle, after many lives were lost in the last days.
The people of other countries were not so lucky (yet) – and probably not as experienced in nonviolent protest as the people in Egypt.
Right now, the UN security council resolution 1973 regarding Libya based on chapter 7 of the UN Charter calls all UN member states to help the people against their own government. The resolution mainly consists of the following tools:
- Immediate cease-fire
- facilitate dialogue to lead to the political reforms necessaryto find a peaceful and sustainable solution
- establish a No Fly Zone
- Enforce the arms embargo
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The Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto has created a stunning animation of the worlds nuclear explosions beginning in 1945 till 1998 showing all the madness.
I found some pictures for you from one his exhibitions here.
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the call for participants is finally ready for the May-seminar about camp coordination with specific focus on no-more-war study parts and networking.
You can download the call for participants with all the important informations to know about the seminar by clicking on the following link:
NMW-Coordinator and Networking Call for Participants.
If after reading that you want to apply for the training, the application forms can be downloaded as
openDocument odt (free standard for exchangable documents, used e.g. by LibreOffice and OpenOffice)
Microsoft Document doc (used by Microsoft Office).
See the call for participants, how to best apply and how we will proceed selecting participants
In case you are planning to buy electronics, I now have the perfect decision helper for you Greenpeace ranks electronics companies according to their use of toxic chemicals in their products and how they deal with recycling old products.
Actually, you can click on one of the numbers from 1 to 16 to see, how different companies developed during the last years – and some really went from mediocre to bad…
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