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UNDER NO CONDITION OR CIRCUMSTANCE IS WAR LEGAL OR JUST PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Sunday, 23 August 2015 12:16

Joan Russow (PhD

 

Submission at the mock trial declaring the “Delegitimization of War”

Organized by the Canadian Voice of Women at the Canadian Peace Alliance Annual General Meeting in Toronto, Saturday, November 6, 2004

Originally pwerformed nd taped at the United Nations as part of the NGO programme at the CSW

 

THE SERIOUS IRREVERSIBLE HUMAN, ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, PSYCHOLOGICAL ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES OF WAR SUPPORT THE CONTENTION THAT UNDER NO CONDITIONS OR CIRCUMSTANCES IS WAR LEGAL OR JUST

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DE-LEGITIMIZATION OF WAR THROUGH INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS AND NORMS PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 23 August 2015 10:23

 

DE-LEGITIMIZATION OF WAR THROUGH INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS AND NORMS

Joan Russow (PhD) Global Compliance Research Project
March 4, 2008

 
PRESENTATION NOTES for a workshop by Canadian Voice of Women for Peace during the 2008 UN Commission on the Status of Women
 
SLIDE: The fundamental purpose of the UN Charter is to prevent the scourge of war. UN Security Council Resolution 1325 strengthens this purpose.

 
The preamble of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 reaffirms the "important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peace-building, and stresses the importance of their equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security, and the need to increase their role in decision- making with regard to conflict prevention and resolution ".

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The Paris Mirage - Reducing emissions while increasing them PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Monday, 10 August 2015 06:43

 

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BY LINGOLeave It In the Ground Initiative09/08/15

http://parisclimatejustice.org/article/paris-mirage-reducing-emissions-while-increasing-them

 

 

This is an important one pager of numbers that show the largest national extractive sectors globally, the size of their proven reserves, how many years they could keep extracting at the current level, and the expected impact of an assumed Paris Accord on their future development - based on currently submitted "Intended Nationally Determined Contributions" (INDCs).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 September 2015 01:23
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Japan remembers Nagasaki atomic bomb, 70 years on PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Sunday, 09 August 2015 05:41

 

  • by bbc ASIA http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33839055

  • AUGUST 9, 2015

     

    A woman cries as she offers prayers at the Peace Park before the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing - 9 August 2015

    Survivors of the devastating attack spoke at the memorial service in Nagasaki
An emotional memorial service has been held in the Japanese city of Nagasaki where US forces dropped an atomic bomb exactly 70 years ago.
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 06:00
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70 years after the bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki: PDF Print E-mail
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Posted by Joan Russow   
Saturday, 08 August 2015 09:59

Text by Terry Wolfwood, one of the co-ordinators, from the Women in black

On August 6, 1945 the USA dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima; on August 9, another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.  British pilot Leonard Cheshire, on board the plane with that bomb, described the bombing as, “Obscene in its greedy clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed.”
Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 14:13
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