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World without Wars and Violence to attend the 2012 NPT PrepCom in Vienna

World without Wars will be present at the upcoming NPT Preparatory Committee that will take place from 30 April to 11 May 2012 in Vienna, Austria. The PrepCom and related civil society events will be attended by members of World without Wars and Violence from the Czech Republic.

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As we enter 2012 we reflect on the year gone by and our hopes for this year...

How has the world developed from a humanist point of view?  Is the world a better or worse place to live in than 1 year ago?  What can we do in our organisation and as individuals to contribute to the creation of the world that we all long to live in?

It was one year ago that the first events took place that would later on be called the Arab Spring.  A Tunisian market trader set himself on fire and simultaneously awakened the hopes of people from Morocco to Syria, from Bahrain to Libya, who have been living under feared dictatorships for decades.

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A caravan of awareness for peace and nonviolence in Mauritania

On the 25th of September a caravan of awareness on peace and nonviolence is being launched, towards Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania, by the Mauritanian Association, World without Wars and Violence (WwW), in collaboration with the Organisation for African Integration (OAI). This action will last a week culminating with a march for nonviolence on the 2nd of October this year, the International Day of Nonviolence, with the participation of the authorities, civil society and citizens.

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This fall take part in the World without Wars and Violence race challenge!

In which direction is society going as events accelerate, as violence becomes more and more globalized every day? Is there a way out?

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66th Anniversary of the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima

The 6th of August is the anniversary of the bomb dropped on Hiroshima.  In Japan an International Symposium of Anti-nuclear activists has taken place and their declaration which World without Wars and Violence totally supports is copied below.

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On the edge of a global revolution?

What do Bolivia, Iceland, Tunisia, Egypt and Spain all have in common?  Besides being famous respectively for; ladies in bowler hats, volcanoes, mosaics, pyramids and Rafael Nadal there seems to be little to connect these diverse countries, yet they are all undergoing the most radical forms of social revolution that we have witnessed since the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the Soviet Empire.

It is quite likely though that, at least in the cases of Bolivia, Iceland and Spain, people around the world have no idea what’s going on.  Let’s recap:

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The truth about the Greek revolution emerges from the cloud of chemical war

... the great truths about the non-violent nature of the movement of the “outraged” and the historic weekend of the 28th & 29th of June, unprecedented state repression, provocation and media propaganda.

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Silence of the European mass-media on Iceland is not a coincidence

The mainstream mass-media have been silent about the protests and the example of a popular revolution that took place in Iceland two years ago, when citizens made the government step down and rewrite the constitution. Because the events in Iceland are a model for how to make a popular revolution, the information has been hushed up. The censorship of the revolution in Iceland is a typical example of how information that could be dangerous for the political and financial elite are treated.

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The Outraged People’s March

15-M takes to the streets after taking the squares and the neighbourhoods.

A great march composed of 7 columns will reach Madrid on the 23rd of July. The Marches have left from each one of the cardinal points of the state and will take 30 days. Another March is taking place around the Canary Islands.

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Seminars on Nonviolence in Mozambique

This to let you know that in Maputo we are organizing a sequence of seminars in some schools of the city, working on some of the themes of the Training Manual for Members of the Humanist Movement.

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