Both Jewish and Palestinian women from the group, Women Wage Peace, are holding a hunger strike in a call for a renewal of peace negotiations. Henry Siegman discusses the situation with Democracy Now.
Deeply committed peace activists from around the globe gathered in The Hague, Amsterdam this week marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of WILPF, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, where women have been working for peace for more than a century.
Democracy Now is joined by three women Nobel Peace Prize winners, who gathered to mark the anniversary of the International Congress of Women and to discuss how to build peace in the future. Watch as they lead the way for a women’s peace movement.
Putin’s strategy is to "reconstitute the Old Russian Empire" and what remains of Ukraine's territorial integrity is threatening the overall peace in Europe. It seems the crisis will not end until Putin is stopped. So who will stop him?
Having American troops occupy Iraq for 8 years, humiliating its citizens and torturing people in military prisons, was a bad idea. Did Bush and Cheney model for the Kouashi brothers how you take what you want and rub out people who get in your way?