In the past few days, the mainstream press has commented on proposals by the surprisingly innovative John Kerry to Benjamin Netanyahu involving U.S. military guarantees to Israel in the course of a peace settlement. Kerry, in his visit...Show More Summary
It appears that Fethullah Gülen, a U.S.-based Islamic preacher from Turkey who promotes peace and tolerance, and the schools associated with his religious Hizmet movement can't get a break. They were first targeted in America, via discrimination...Show More Summary
Nick Clegg on Human Rights Day 2013: This year, Human Rights Day falls just days after the sad news of Nelson Mandela’s death. This great man dedicated his life to building a world where people can live on equal terms in peace, freedom and prosperity. Since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was first enshrined, […]
Nelson Mandela and His Family's Rhodesian Ridgeback by Alf Kumalo Nelson Mandela, July 18, 1918 - December 5, 2013. Rest in peace. Via Abby Farson Pratt.
The head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo today, appealed to the remaining six countries outside the Chemical Weapons Convention to join the organization's quest to rid the world of chemical weapons. Show More Summary
Since 1950, December 10 has been internationally recognized as Human Rights Day, which celebrates the decision by the United Nations General Assembly to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), proudly proclaiming itsShow More Summary
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The Nobel Peace Prize needs to rethink what it rewards TODAY the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony takes place in Oslo, honouring the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Ridding the world of poison is unobjectionable. But reasonable people can object about the selection. Show More Summary
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Recalling the "burning, blinding and suffocating" horrors of chemical weapons, the head of a watchdog trying to consign them to history accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Tuesday.
Obama Urges World: Act on Mandela Legacy (via AP Video) President Obama spoke of former South African President Nelson Mandela’s legacy of making peace by getting them to trust each other. Obama spoke at the memorial for Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Dec. 10)
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By Matthew Archbold, cardinalnewmansociety.org About 100 protesters shouted chants of “No justice, No peace,” on the campus of Duquesne University, challenging the institution’s opposition to adjunct professors organizing into a union, according to The Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
Next month in Geneva, rebels will sit down to talk to representatives of President Bashar al-Assad's government about a peace plan to end Syria's civil war -- a conflict that has killed over 100,000 people since 2011 and driven a third of the population from their homes. Show More Summary
President Obama spoke of former South African President Nelson Mandela’s legacy of making peace by getting them to trust each other. Obama spoke at the memorial for Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Run in the winter, in that calm and peaceful air that reminds you why you run. Because you couldn't not run. Because not even weather could hold you back.
America has long been seen as the nation that could potentially lead the planet to some kind of lasting peace but a new Pew Research Center poll seems to indicate we have lost our place of standing in the world. According to the newly released information, a majority of Americans think that U.S. power in the world is steadily declining.
Pastor Derwin Gray told Saddleback Church attendees over the weekend that even while he was playing in the NFL he didn't experience "authentic peace" until he committed his life to Jesus Christ.
Among the world leaders who have showered South Africa with condolences since the death of Nelson Mandela, Israel’s Shimon Peres stood out as a peer. Like Mandela, he won a Nobel Peace prize. Like Mandela, he stayed on the world stage long past retirement age. Mandela died …