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Mötet med en irakisk flicka en sjuksäng i Bagdad blev en uppmaning för Donna att ta ställning, till sitt egen liv och för andras. Donna Mulhearn – Human Shield In March of 2003 Donna Mulhearn travelled to Iraq as a ‘human shield’, using her ‘more valuable life’ to defend the safety of those she considered [...]

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“No NATO, No War”: U.S. Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Return War Medals at NATO Summit (Democracy Now, May 21, 2012) We broadcast from Chicago, site of the largest NATO summit in the organization’s six-decade history. On Sunday, veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, as well as members of Afghans for Peace, led a [...]

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Our Afghan Kite’s Journey – from Uppsala, Sweden – to Boston, USA.. and finally to Bamiyan, Afghanistan?! Don’t Let the Light Go Out! Music: Peter, Paul & Mary Global Day of Listening www.globaldaysoflistening.org Måndag 21 maj – Direktsändning i kväll: kl. 16 – 21 (svensk tid) Inbäddad visning på GandhiToday.org

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The Blue Scarf – A Movement to Tie the World Together www.TheBlueScarf.org The Blue Scarf is fast becoming a universal symbol of togetherness. It began in Afghanistan and is spreading everywhere as a way for people around the world to express their solidarity and connection to one another. Att Övervinna Vår Afghanska Icke-Existens av Afghan [...]

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“With your protests in Chicago, you will send your own message: that you are against the massacres that continue to take place in my crying Afghanistan. Your voices in the streets of Chicago will be seen and heard in Kabul, and in Farah, and eventually in every corner of Afghanistan.” – Afghan MP & Women [...]

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En Afghansk Resa till Vänskap – Trailer för kommande tv-serie Afghan T.V. Serial: We have not decided on a name for this serial. To produce each part of this serial whose crew, actors and actresses are the ordinary youth members of the Afghan Peace Volunteers, we hope to work with a budget of US$3000 per [...]

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FÖRSTA MAJ 2012 – Occupy-rörelsen har utlyst GENERAL-STREJK I USA Några av skälen: www.womenoccupy.org”> www.maydaynyc.org/may-day-2012 On April 4th, 2012 Occupy Wall Street announced that it would stand in solidarity with unions and immigrants on May Day. Occupy Prepares for May Day: No Work, No School, No Banking www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/04/27-0

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Talk by Ambassador Pascal Alan Nazareth on Mahatma Gandhi – India House Stockholm, 18 April 2012 I början av april mottog jag denna inbjudan från Indiska Ambassaden i Stockholm, till ett föredrag om Gandhi av ambassadör Pascal Alan Nazareth på Sverigebesök. Nazareth föreläste även på Rosenbad och Uppsala Universitet. Ambassadören signerade sin bok efter föreläsningen [...]

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15 april rådde kaos i Kabul, under några timmar pågick den största attacken på 11 år, mot ambassader och militärbaser. Fångade i korselden hukade alla civila. I ett litet rum filmade Hakim barnens reaktioner: “Om vi alla gömmer oss här, överlever åtminstone en av oss.” Det sanslösa ljudet av striderna kunde vi känna inuti hjärtat, [...]

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Stora Torget, Uppsala. Afghanistan Shall Overcome – Martin Luther King Tribute to Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers With Love to my Afghan friends! The banner we’ll carry on May Day in Uppsala and hand out this flyer: Love or Enmity in Afghanistan? Dokumentär om Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers dagliga arbete Det kunde lika väl vara ett [...]

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