December 2009 Blog Posts (77)

Uganda "Anti-Homosexuality bill": An inside look

It is unfortunate that Uganda takes the road to pass an" Anti-Homosexuality bill" which threatens Liberty and Human Rights in the nation. “If adopted, a Bill further criminalising homosexuality would constitute a significant step backwards for the protection of human rights in Uganda,” a Canadian spokesperson said. (voice-online.co.uk)



Most issues of this nature in some African countries need thorough analysis that focuses on cultural implications. The one thing that is certain is…

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Added by Bernard Londoni on December 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Reaction to President Obama’s War Speech on War on Terror

Recently, President Obama announced a troop surge to Afghanistan which will bring the total of American troops in Afghanistan to 100,000. Meanwhile, NATO has decided to send some 7,000 troops more to Afghanistan. President Obama gave no exit date and stated that troops will start a pull-out in mid 2011. The pull-out completion date was not known. President Obama did not listen to wise counsel from within his circle of close advisers who had cautioned him on such a dangerous course of action.… Continue

Added by Sohail Mahmood on December 7, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Vote For MediationChannel.com!

Originally Posted @ EnjoyMediation.com





Vote For Mediation Channel Please!…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on December 7, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Darlington Ojy Onwukwe, Peace and Justice Crusader, Founder, Crusade for Positive Change CPC, Nigeria.

As a member of Peace and Collaborative Development Network, I have used the privilege of my membership to call on diffrent peoples around the world who see themselves as peace builders to join the network and explore how the instrumentality of peace and non-violence approach can help humanity in its endless quest for peace. This action is mostly wanted in Africa where tribal conflicts, political instabilities, wars and democratic face-offs have created hunger, starvation and corruption among… Continue

Added by darlington ojy onwukwe on December 7, 2009 at 9:20am — No Comments

Uganda: ‘Anti-Homosexuality’ Bill Threatens Liberties and Human Rights Defenders

AS REQUESTED MOHAMED- A REPOST:

Proposed Provisions Illegal, Ominous, and Unnecessary



OCTOBER 15, 2009

RELATED MATERIALS:

This Alien Legacy

This draft bill is clearly an attempt to divide and weaken civil society by striking at one of its most marginalized groups. The government may be starting here, but who will be next?



Scott Long, director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program at Human Rights Watch

(Kampala) - The draft… Continue

Added by Adrienne S. McCord on December 6, 2009 at 6:36pm — No Comments

U.S. Senators Ask Americans to Observer International Day of Peace and Sharing On January1, 2010 - Please Spread the Word

Senators Reid and Inouye Ask American to Observer Globalfamily Day, an International Day of Peace and Sharing on January 1, 2010



Washington, DC (December 1, 2009) - In the midst of the health care reform crisis, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senator Daniel Inouye took time to introduce a resolution urging all Americans to come together as one on January 1 to recognize and utilize a potentially powerful tool for greater human unity and understanding. S. Res 357, “A… Continue

Added by GlobalFamily Day Programs on December 6, 2009 at 4:24pm — 1 Comment

Uganda proposes death penalty for HIV positive gays

While I'm not a proponent of international aid dollars being tied to morality clauses that inhibit cultural practices, I stand behind the countries who will refuse aid to Uganda if it accepts death/life in prison as a feasible way to punish homosexuals. This witch-hunt cannot be tolerated. Leaders who support this must be questioned so that they can explain why one constituent has less value than another.



This bill must be abolished. Such draconian laws threaten all of us, not… Continue

Added by Adrienne S. McCord on December 6, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Wanted, 1000’s of People, schools and students in the following related fields.

Wanted, 1000’s of People, schools and students in the following related fields.



Attention to all Inventors, machine builders & designers, engineers, industrial designers, architects building & systems designers aerospace designers



Mathematicians, program & soft ware designers, robotics, rail & transportation, IT & Telecommunications and researchers in all fields.







Farmers & fishermen, greenhouse designers & all types of… Continue

Added by lyn Davignon on December 6, 2009 at 10:49am — No Comments

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Added by Dr.RAKHSHINDA PERVEEN on December 5, 2009 at 10:42am — No Comments

Arun Gandhi's Thought

I am interested in discussing the following two quotes from Arun Gandhi:



Arun Gandhi said: "You can quote me as saying Mahatma Gandhi would disagree with the Plowshares actions because they employ tactics of secrecy and destruction of property. I also think locking up the most courageous and devoted peace leaders for long prison terms is a way of weakening the peace movement. Those leaders could do much more for peace outside of jail than in it." ( The Jesus Journal - Summer 1995 -… Continue

Added by William F. Horan Jr. on December 4, 2009 at 10:24am — 2 Comments

Revenge, Now That’s Justice-- 9/11 Terrorists Trial Controversy

Fundamentalist Dalleism

dalleism.blogspot.com





The American people have spoken; and, they sound a lot like Glen Beck. Here’s the question people are asking of Attorney General Eric Holder. Why should Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks be given the same rights and protections as serial killers, rapists, and pre-9/11 terror suspects? Timothy McVeigh, the mastermind behind the Oklahoma City Bombing, for… Continue

Added by Dallea Amber Caldwell on December 3, 2009 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Proposal to facilitate global peace and enable Human brilliance for all

I sent this to the Pope, as I have sent this out to everyone who says that they would like to see a change in the world and end the human created suffering, destitution, and death of children, women, and men, our fellow human beings.



As a child, my Mother signed me up as an Altar Boy, and I grew up literally in St.Edward's Roman Catholic Church and School on Arlington Street in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. As I grew older, I read a lot and something I read really made an impression… Continue

Added by Chris on December 3, 2009 at 2:21pm — No Comments

TransConflict - November Review

Dear All,



Please find below links to a selection of articles published by TransConflict throughout November.



- Republika Srpska – after independence - by Matthew Parish - Bosnia's war ended with a partition plan, which the international community subsequently used all its efforts to undermine and create a unified state. Now the west's power in the… Continue

Added by Ian Bancroft on December 2, 2009 at 4:12pm — No Comments

INCORE Guide to Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland

INCORE continues to update its Guide to Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland which brings together a variety of online resources focusing on new trends, opportunities and challenges in relation to on-going and contemporary causes and consequences of conflict in the region. With the addition of new resources, quarterly, this guide is a significant resource for both peacebuilding scholars and practitioners alike.… Continue

Added by INCORE on December 2, 2009 at 1:06pm — 1 Comment

Burundi Election Warning Project

The upcoming Burundian elections in 2010 will be a crucial test of the state of social and political relations in Burundi and will determine whether the fledging peace process will be consolidated or whether all progress achieved to date simply dissolves. Many Burundians hold out hope that the ongoing peace process will put an end to the more than 300,000 deaths that have torn communities apart along “ethnic” lines, traumatized citizens on all sides, and made Burundi one of the materially… Continue

Added by Yishay Mor on December 1, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Request for Proposals - Sophomore Summer Policy Institute

Colleagues,



The UNCF Special Programs Corporation (UNCFSP) is requesting proposals from colleges and universities for administration of the Sophomore Summer Policy Institute (SSPI). SSPI, the first component of the Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) Fellowship Program, is intended to introduce minority college students to concepts and careers in international affairs. As the first of six IIPP Fellowship Program components, SSPI provides an introduction to international… Continue

Added by Nicholas on December 1, 2009 at 6:35pm — No Comments

the Drcongo is dying because of the corruption :how to fight against this virus?

the Drcongo is accross the third republic , with the young president top of it , new generation of people , but as well the people of the famer president mubutu surounding the new president . not to help me to build up the country no , but to enfonce and burry the ancestors country , by installing the bad system of corruption.

we say the corruption is anywhere , anytime . and this with a great consequences of weekness the power. the judiciary system is down no act , even the new change of… Continue

Added by Plante Kibadhi Mbuka on December 1, 2009 at 5:27am — No Comments

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