The body of Shimon Peres is to lie in state outside Israel's parliament on Thursday as the world pays tribute to a statesman whose funeral is expected to draw leaders from around the globe. The ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner died on Wednesday at the age of 93 after suffering a stroke. Show More Summary
Seems unarmed, peaceful protestors were tear gassed, threatened at gun point, and arrested today. Here is another video of the same event. I don't know anything about the source of these videos. Perhaps we'll get some info in the comments.
Mother of Two Young Children Will Be Eligible for Release Only After 10 Years September 28, 2016—The upholding of the 16-year prison sentence against human rights defender Narges Mohammadi by Iran’s Appeals Court for her peaceful work is cruel and indefensible, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said in a statement today. “Sixteen years in prison […]
The only problem is people HATE HIM! Expecting Lyor Cohen to make peace with labels is like believing Roger Waters will get back together with David Gilmour for a concert in support of Israeli statehood. This shows how out of touch YouTube is, I hope the ink isn’t dry. As for Lyor himself…KUDOS! He crawled […] The post Lyor Goes To YouTube appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
#NoDAPL protesters, some apparently armed with clubs, march on a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site on Tuesday, September 27. According to the Morton County Sheriff’s Department, another 21 protesters fighting to block the Dakota...Show More Summary
Nearly five years ago, something happened deep in the Colombian jungle that made this week's signing of a peace deal possible. It was a first, risky step, relayed to me by William Ury, co-author of a seminal book on negotiation Getting...Show More Summary
Long-serving Israeli politician leaves a mixed legacy after winning a Nobel Peace Prize, but also accused of war crimes.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist ELN rebels said on Wednesday they were ready to start formal peace talks with the government and resolve issues that have so far stymied the negotiations announced in March.
Prepare to be absolutely mesmerized. Because space is gay, ya’ll. The good folks over at Planting Peace, the same group who created the rainbow-colored Equality House directly across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church, attached a rainbow flag to a high-altitude balloon and sent it way, way up into the atmosphere. Related: Antarctica Officially Declared The World’s [...]
As the world pays tribute to the former Israeli prime minister, some in the country worry that the two-state solution may have died with him.
In Malawi and other countries, we've witnessed the human costs of making abortion illegal or inaccessible. And, due to this policy, Peace Corps volunteers experience similar barriers to abortion as the people they serve in developing nations. The post Peace Without, But Not Within: The Hyde Amendment and the Peace Corps appeared first on Rewire.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish police officers will go on strike for the first time in November in a dispute over pay, their representative body said on Wednesday, the latest sign that industrial peace in the fast-growing economy is unraveling.
Even though physician-assisted death is now legal in Canada, doctors at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver refused to help 87-year-old Ian Shearer die peacefully, choosing instead to watch him suffer in excruciating pain in what would be the final hours of his life.
Kate Hudson is at peace with her estrangement from her biological father. As you may recall, musician Bill Hudson said back in June of 2015 that his daughter Kate and her brother Oliver Hudson were "dead" to him. Yikes! Related: Kate & Stepdad Kurt Russell Are So Cute On The Red Carpet However, on Wednesday, the Almost Famous [...]
Not all farm animals that have already lived their productive years have to head straight for the slaughterhouse—some go to peaceful retirement homes to live out their golden years.
The global nonprofit organization Planting Peace just sent a Pride flag into space for the first time, to make a point: On August 17, Planting Peace sent the first pride flag into space, and in doing so, declared space LGBTQ friendly. The primary pur… Read The post Space Declared LGBTQ Friendly as Pride Flag is Sent 21.1 Miles Over Earth: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Boy, that joke just never gets old.
Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday aged 93, strove for peace with the Palestinians with the Oslo accords he helped negotiate more than two decades ago, but his dream is rapidly fading. The peace process that he helped create is now comatose, with little hope on either side that the deadlock can be broken anytime soon. Show More Summary
A lot of people are talking about inequality and peace and healing. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix intends to do something about it. Via Jason Wilde of ESPN.com, the Packers safety said he’s finishing his degree in criminal justice, in part so he can be part of the solution to our country’s ongoing divide between law enforcement…
Former Israeli president Shimon Peres, one of the founders of the state of Israel and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, died early Wednesday in Tel Aviv of complications related to a stroke on Sept. 13. He was 93. Here is how world leaders reacted to the news of his demise: President Obama Obama released a statement saying Peres […]