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Grace Paley

Grace Paley, the American short-story writer and pacifist, has died aged 84.

Invitation to seminar in Wahat al-Salam/Neveh Shalom and the Critical tour

For Participants in the WRI/New Profile Seminar om “Gender and Militarism”, Wahat al-Salam/Neveh Shalom 23-26 August 2007


Uri Davis, Sakhnin & Ramle, e-mail address: uridavis@actcom.co.il

Dear Friends,

At the outset, allow me salute you at the achievement of the above Seminar in Wahat al-Salam/Neveh Shalom.

As most or all of you might be aware, you arrive in a country named Palestine ripped apart by a conflict between a settler colonial apartheid state named the State of Israel and the

War Resisters' International: against all militarism at the 2007 World Social Forum

Dear member and supporter of War Resisters' International,

With our February appeal we want to focus on the presence that War Resisters' International had at the recent 2007 World Social Forum (WSF) in Nairobi, Kenya.

The WSF, that started in 2001 in Porto Alegre as a response to the World Economic Forum in Davos, has gone through different phases, with the aim to make it more effective in the struggle for social change.

Globalising Nonviolence

The 2006 WRI International Conference: Appeal to WRI Affiliates

The 2006 WRI “Triennial” conference will be a decisive event in shaping the future of our organisation and our movement. Please make a note of the dates: the open conference will be from 23 to 27 July, while the WRI business meeting will be on 28-29.

Prisoners for Peace Day Appeal

WRI homepage > WRI Network > Prisoners for Peace Appeal > Prisoners for Peace 2005

Dear member and supporter of War Resisters' International,

Welcome to our Prisoners for Peace Day appeal, this year with a focus on the situation in Eritrea.

September 2005 Appeal: Dear member and supporter of War Resisters' International,

War Resisters' International is committed to "strive for the removal of all causes of war". War profiteers, companies profiting from war, are one of the causes of war. For the past year, War Resisters' International has been working on the development of a new WRI campaign against war profiteers, based on our understanding that "war is a crime against humanity".

Howard Clark says in his article in the The Broken Rifle No.67: "War profiteers has been a permanent feature of the military landscape. It is not just that the search for profit can foment war.

Peace in North-East Asia

Day 1 (Sunday, 26 June): Peace in North East Asia (Opening Panel)

The opening panel will introduce the different security threats and peace related issues of the region to the international and regional audience and also introduce concept of non-violent resistance, which WRI has pursued so far, and will contribute to peace movement in this region. For this panel, we aim to get speakers from South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China and WRI members.

Peace in North-East Asia

Report from the international seminar in Seoul, 26-29 June 2005

The 2005 WRI annual seminar was entitled “Peace In North-East Asia” and focused on a variety of related topics over 3.5 days. It consisted of a mixture of panel discussions, small workshops and a nonviolence training session.

General Information for WRI seminar

Entering South Korea


Citizens from many countries can enter South Korea without visa.
For countries requiring visa such as Russia, you can get visa from a South Korean Embassy in your country or nearby countries. Invitation letter may be of help to get visa.

Text Laudatio für WRI

Dr. Christoph Demke, Bischof i.R., EAK-Bundesvorsitzender

Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
verehrte Frau Sheehan und liebe Gäste von der WRI, liebe Freundinnen und Freunde,

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