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by Kate Aronoff

A protest against fracking outside a Democratic party event with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on June 30, 2014.

In one of the largest environmental victories in recent memory, New Continue →

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By: Shaudee Dehghan, Humera Durrani, Lisa Mueller-Dormann, Sarah Rubiaco

Upon disembarking from the ferry it immediately became clear to all of us why Ai Weiwei chose the island to showcase his Continue →

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Pakistan: School Attack Reaction Tramples Rights

by Human Rights Watch on December 19, 2014

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India: Police Beat Rights Activist

by Human Rights Watch on December 19, 2014

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Call for Participants: Summer 2015 Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Programs in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, & Rwanda

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Cuban Bus Fares Go Astray

by Miriam Herrera Calvo on December 19, 2014

Drivers have informal “conductors” to collect cash to supplement their wages.

"Shameless thieves!" Adís shouted at the Havana bus driver and his companion collecting money from passengers. "Not in your pockets. Continue →

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Education Link to Afghan Insurgency

by IWPR staff on December 19, 2014

Taleban footsoldiers are typically the least educated members of society, Farah residents say.

Farah province in western Afghanistan is the kind of place that provides the Taleban with plenty of recruits, Continue →

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Peace from within by Dr Karambu Ringera

by Insight on Conflict on December 19, 2014

The Amani Children at the 2009 Peace Congress. (source)

For peaceful development to spread, local people must be able to take charge of their own approaches. Dr Karambu Ringera discusses how her organisation supports this work in communities around Continue →

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Peace from within

by Dr Karambu Ringera on December 19, 2014

The Amani Children at the 2009 Peace Congress. (source)

In a world which believes deeply in the idea of war as a means of building peace, it is difficult to imagine alternative ways of doing so. But it is Continue →

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By James M. Dorsey

More than than three years into Syria’s brutal civil war, Syrian Kurds have carved out an entity of their own close to the border with Turkey. Continue →

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Tibetan PM to speak at India Ideas Conclave in Goa

by Phayul Latest News on December 18, 2014

The Tibetan Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay is in Goa to attend the India Ideas Conclave, 2014, starting today. The Harvard educated Tibetan PM has been invited to speak alongside other Continue →
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Oman: Rights Routinely Trampled

by Human Rights Watch on December 18, 2014

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Ukraine: Attacks Require Better Investigation

by Human Rights Watch on December 18, 2014

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Largely without merit

by Pete on December 18, 2014

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Yep. That’s the answer to the decision by Nebraska and Oklahoma to ask the Supreme Court to overturn Colorado’s laws legalizing marijuana. Also, “ridiculous,” and “moronic.”

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December: WAND@Work

by Jessie Calkins on December 18, 2014

Welcome to the November newsletter! Click to navigate!Chapters

Budget Priorities

Nuclear Weapons

  Women, Peace, and Security

WiLL Update

Events

Donor Spotlight

Nuclear Weapons

Nine peace and security organizations present an award to Senator Continue →

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Nepal: Independence Critical for Justice Panels

by Human Rights Watch on December 18, 2014

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Muslim youth unite with other faiths to light a vigil for victims of hostage taker, Man Haron Monis, in Sydney. (Twitter/@mina_ysf)

by Elise Thomas

Muslim youth unite with other faiths to light a vigil for victims of siege in Sydney. (Twitter/@mina_ysf)

On December 15 in Martin Place, Sydney, a man with a Continue →

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Double Your Impact!

by KevinMartin on December 18, 2014

I am pleased to report one of our most steadfast supporters has awarded Peace Action Education Fund a challenge grant of $10,000. This means every tax-deductible gift we receive up Continue →
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Uzbekistan: Probe Prison Death

by Human Rights Watch on December 18, 2014

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World Bank: Heed UN Experts’ Advice

by Human Rights Watch on December 18, 2014

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