Category: <span>News</span>

Category: News

Remembrance Day 2018 events

Sunday 11 November 2018 ​ Serious remembrance of wars calls for serious work for peace. Make a date with the peace movement!MAW is a member of the FIRST WORLD WAR PEACE FORUM* which is organising events on Remembrance Day : A ceremony of Remembrance and Peace … 100 years after the end of …

Remembrance Lecture 2017: “Freedom from Fear: Unions for Peace”

Philip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union 12th November 2017 The Annual MAW Remembrance Day Lecture was held at the Imperial War Museum, London on Sunday 12th November 2017. Philip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union, gave an inspiring lecture on the subject of “Freedom from Fear: Unions for Peace”. Here is the …

Press releases 2013-17

12/11/17 GLOBAL UNION LEADER CALLS FOR COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR PEACE 12/09/17 JAW JAW NOT NUCLEAR WAR WAR, SAY ABOLITIONISTS 24/11/15 SAY NO TO UK BOMBING SYRIA, URGES MAW 01/10/15 MAW BACKS CORBYN’S DECLARATION THAT ‘I WON’T PRESS NUCLEAR BUTTON’ 28/09/15 MAW booklet focuses on trauma of combat stress 20/07/15 MAW …

The case against nuclear weapons

[T]he crisis between the US and North Korea has exposed the reality that nuclear deterrence is not only unlawful and immoral: it provokes insecurity and irrational recklessness on both sides, and stimulates hostility, nuclear arms racing and proliferation. As such, it is self-defeating and contrary to common sense. Retired Royal …

Remembrance Lecture 2016: “Humanity in the midst of war”

Vickie Hawkins, Executive Director, MSF UK The annual MAW Remembrance Day LectureSunday 13th November, 3pm​Imperial War MuseumLambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ   This talk looked at some of the challenges experienced by Médecins Sans Frontières, an independent, medical, humanitarian organisation, over the past fifteen years, as it works to provide …

Report on Peace History Conference 2016: Conscience and Conscription

‘Conscience and Conscription: Resistance to War 1916-2016’Friday 14th and Saturday 15th October 2016Venues: Holy Trinity Church and Leeds City Museum   A brief report of the event: We saw the range of resistance by CO’s – from degrees of accommodation with the state to the pure martyr ‘absolutist’. Jude Wright …