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1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre: twenty years ago, China’s army forced a bloody confrontation against peaceful student demonstrators Junho 4, 2009

Filed under: freedom,Human Rights,peace,politics — looking4good @ 6:09 am
The Tiananmen Square Massacre was twenty years ago! In Beijing, the resulting military response to the protesters by the People’s Republic of China government left many civilians dead or severely injured. «The Gate of Heaven» became of Hell. Howmany died? Today, we dont’t still know. But we don’t remain silenced.
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Jan. 30 – School Day of Non-violence and Peace Janeiro 30, 2009

Filed under: efemerides,peace,This Day in History — looking4good @ 1:00 am

The “School Day of Non-violence and Peace” (DENIP), founded in 1964 and also known as World or International Day of Non-violence and Peace, is a pioneering, non-state, non-governmental, non-official, independent, free and voluntary initiative of Non-violent and Pacifying Education, which is now practised in schools all over the world and in which centres of education, teachers and students of all levels and from all countries are invited to take part.

The “School Day of Non-violence and Peace” is held on January 30 every year, on the anniversary of the martyrdom in 1948 of Mahatma Gandhi, the great apostle of non-violence.

 

Make Peace Not War: What’s Happening in Gaza ? Janeiro 3, 2009

Filed under: Actualidade,Human Rights,peace,politics — looking4good @ 1:47 am
«It may be a new year, but the bloodshed in Gaza this past week is a clear reminder that there’s no time to wait to protect human rights in 2009. …

The U.S. government cannot continue this lop-sided blame on Hamas for the crisis. Ask Secretary Rice to urgently express deep concern about Israel’s disproportional response and its policies which have brought the Gaza Strip to the brink of humanitarian disaster.» (from Amnesty International USA)

 

1 Jan. 2009: World Day of Peace Janeiro 1, 2009

Filed under: Day,Dia,efemerides,peace — looking4good @ 3:14 am
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FIGHTING POVERTY TO BUILD PEACE

Today is The World Day of Peace. I wish to everybody a peaceful 2009 and that each of us and we all together could become 2009, day after day, better than 2008.

Read the Message of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for the celebration of the 42nd. World Day of Peace, here . The title is “FIGHTING POVERTY TO BUILD PEACE”.

 

International Day of Non-Violence Outubro 2, 2008

Filed under: Day,peace — looking4good @ 1:51 am
On 15 June 2007 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish 2 October as the International Day of Non-Violence (Read here) . The resolution by the General Assembly asks all members of the UN system to commemorate 2 October in “an appropriate manner and disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness.”

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. This day is referred to in India as Gandhi Jayanti.

 

A Peaceful Day for everybody Setembro 21, 2008

Filed under: Day,Dia,Paz,peace — looking4good @ 2:31 am

The International Day of Peace is on September 21st of each year and calls for a full day of peace and ceasefire throughout the world.

Established by U.N. resolution in 1982, “Peace Day” has grown to include millions of people around the world who participate in all kinds of events.

In 1981 the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 36/67 declaring an International Day of Peace. In 2001, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a new resolution 55/282 declaring 21 September of each year as the International Day of Peace.

The resolution: «Declares that the International Day of Peace shall henceforth be observed as a day of global ceasefire and non-violence, an invitation to all nations and people to honour a cessation of hostilities for the duration of the Day…“Invites all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system, and non-governmental organizations and individuals to commemorate, in an appropriate manner, the International Day of Peace, including through education and public awareness, and to cooperate with the United Nations in the establishment of the global ceasefire».

PEACE – PAZ – PAIX – PAX – FRED – FRÉDA – FREDE – Friður – FRIEDEN – Barış – BÉKE – Hálá – HASÎTÎ – KEDAMAIAN – MIERS – Мир – அமைதி – PACE – PACI – PACO – PATZ – RAUHA – SELAM – SHANTI – Ειρήνη – SPOKOI – POKÓJ – 和平 – سلام – שלום – शान्ति – عسلامة – UKUTHULA – VREDE

 

A Peaceful Day for everybody

Filed under: Day,Dia,Paz,peace — looking4good @ 2:31 am

The International Day of Peace is on September 21st of each year and calls for a full day of peace and ceasefire throughout the world.

Established by U.N. resolution in 1982, “Peace Day” has grown to include millions of people around the world who participate in all kinds of events.

In 1981 the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 36/67 declaring an International Day of Peace. In 2001, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a new resolution 55/282 declaring 21 September of each year as the International Day of Peace.

The resolution: «Declares that the International Day of Peace shall henceforth be observed as a day of global ceasefire and non-violence, an invitation to all nations and people to honour a cessation of hostilities for the duration of the Day…“Invites all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system, and non-governmental organizations and individuals to commemorate, in an appropriate manner, the International Day of Peace, including through education and public awareness, and to cooperate with the United Nations in the establishment of the global ceasefire».

PEACE – PAZ – PAIX – PAX – FRED – FRÉDA – FREDE – Friður – FRIEDEN – Barış – BÉKE – Hálá – HASÎTÎ – KEDAMAIAN – MIERS – Мир – அமைதி – PACE – PACI – PACO – PATZ – RAUHA – SELAM – SHANTI – Ειρήνη – SPOKOI – POKÓJ – 和平 – سلام – שלום – शान्ति – عسلامة – UKUTHULA – VREDE