September 12, 2013: The youngest member of an information picket outside the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, denouncing Lloyd Axworthy’s call for war with Syria. Photo: Paul S. Graham
Winnipeg, Sept. 12, 2013 – A few members of Peace Alliance Winnipeg picketed and handed out leaflets in front of the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg. Inside [...]
by the Canadian Peace Alliance
The peace movement around the world is having a huge impact. The war on Syria is, at present, postponed and the possibility that a military strike can be averted is very real.
The speech by Barack Obama was an indication that he is losing support for this potentially disastrous war. It is [...]
Glenn Michalchuk, speaking at the Sept. 6, 2013 Rally for Peace in Syria in Winnipeg. Photo: Paul S. Graham
by Glenn Michalchuk, Chair, Peace Alliance Winnipeg
Across Canada and in cities in around the world people are demonstrating today against the threat that the United States that it will take military action against Syria and thus widen [...]
[ September 7, 2013; 2:00 pm; ]
2:00-2:30 Assemble at the Manitoba Legislature
2:30-2:45 Walk to the intersection of River Avenue & Osborne Street
2:45-3:45 leaflet all for corners of intersection, engage & discuss with the public.
Please bring your favourite placard and as many friends as possible.
Sponsors include Peace Alliance Winnipeg, No War with Syria Winnipeg and Occupied Winnipeg.
More information: Canada must work for [...]
By Peace Alliance Winnipeg
As the United States moves closer to a direct military strike on Syria, the world draws closer to a conflict that could spread well beyond the boundaries of that war-torn nation.
The pretext for an American strike is an allegation, as yet unproven, that Syrian government forces used sarin gas on opposition forces [...]
Aug. 31, 2013: Winnipeggers rallied to voice opposition to foreign intervention in Syria’s civil war. Photo: Paul S. Graham
About 50 Winnipeggers rallied at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights Saturday afternoon to express their opposition to foreign military interventions in Syria. The rally, organized by Winnipeg Alternative Media, was one of many held on Saturday [...]
Aug. 6, 2011: Nick Ternette at the annual Lanterns for Peace ceremony in Winnipeg. Photo: Paul S. Graham
By Paul S. Graham
For more than 30 years, Winnipeggers have come together, in June, to march for peace. In doing so, we strive to educate our neigbours about the the roots of war and to keep alive the [...]
Editor’s Note: The United States invaded Iraq on March 19, 2003, insisting that the Iraqi government possessed “weapons of mass destruction” that posed an imminent threat to world security. These claims were later shown to be bogus, but the damage was done: a shattered country in which millions became refugees and as many as 1.4 [...]
Feb. 15, 2003: Thousands of Winnipeggers joined millions worldwide in opposing the US-led invasion of Iraq. Photo: Glenn Michalchuk
by Glenn Michalchuk
February 15, 2003 marks the tenth anniversary of the largest protest in human history. As the war clouds gathered over Iraq, millions responded globally to a call for demonstrations against the impending war. The average [...]
Grandmothers in Jeju Island demonstrate against the state military seizure and destruction of farmland and homes in Gangjeong Village, and the explosive demolition of a biodiverse coast (home of Jeju Island’s endangered red crabs) and soft coral habitat. Photo: Fielding Hong
Reposted from The Nation
by Koohan Paik and Jerry Mander | December 14, 2012
On the small, [...]