Palestinian rights and the IHRA definition of antisemitism

Photo: Ludo De Brabander


A group of 122 Palestinian and Arab academics, journalists and intellectuals express their concerns about the IHRA definition.

maandag 30 november 2020 - Palestinian & Arabian intellectuals
Open letter to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

Photo: NATO


On Monday 09 November 2020, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg hosted the NATO 2030 Youth Summit, to promote its militaristic views on security. In an open letter Young people asks NATO to be disbanded and to have a discussion in stead on how to build a more sustainable, more peaceful and fairer world.

Defending Democracy and Our Future: Biden’s Victory and the Struggles Ahead

Photo: Ted Eytan / Flickr


Viewpoint by Joseph Gerson (*) about the US elections and opportunities and challenges that lay ahead.

dinsdag 10 november 2020 - Joseph Gerson
Save Sinjajevina Now!

Internationale NAVO militaire oefening in Sinjajevina in 2019 (foto: Dragana Scapenovic)


Statement in solidarity with traditional communities and protection of nature in Sinjajevina, Montenegro who’s land is under threat from a Military Training Ground.

maandag 09 november 2020 - Land Rights Now
NATO countries spend record amount on their military despite of COVID-19

Photo: NATO


NATO has released a new report showing that the military spending of the European member states + Canada increased by 4.3 percent this year.

Palestinian Solidarity Movement Responds Against PR of Israel Start-Up Nation

French activists of the Palestinian solidarity movement could not bear to see an important sporting event being misused to do ‘sports washing’. They hoisted the Palestinian flag along the Tour de France 2020 route to protest against the first participation of Israel Start-Up Nation.

woensdag 14 oktober 2020 - Ludo De Brabander
International peace movements unite against the New Cold War

On 26 September 2020, the No Cold War campaign held its second webinar: an international peace forum, bringing together peace movements from around the world.

vrijdag 02 oktober 2020 - Carlos Martinez
Declaration of the 4th International Congress against Military Bases and War

The Congres was organized by the campaign Stop Air Base Ramstein, with the support of the international “No to War – no to NATO” network, the International Peace Bureau and the European Left on 25.09.2020, held both in-person (Berlin) and online (worldwide) as a hybrid event due to Corona.

maandag 28 september 2020 - Congres against military Bases - Berlin
Why we should oppose foreign military bases

Guam US military base (source: NASA's Earth Observatory)

Foreign military bases are neo-colonial outposts that promote war, violence, human rights violations, and environmental pollution. Opening lecture at the 4th International Congress against military bases.

vrijdag 25 september 2020 - Ludo De Brabander
Appeal to the left parties in the European Parliament: don't support militarization!

Photo: Pixabay (CC)


Progressive parties in the European Parliament passed a resolution in response to the European long-term budget, rightly denouncing a number of austerity measures, but also demanding more money for the militarization of the EU. A call from peace forces not to agree.

vrijdag 04 september 2020 - Ander Europa & Vrede vzw
We are in this together, don’t violate human rights while responding to COVID-19

Together with 620 other civil society organizations Vrede vzw endorsed this statement by CIVICUS. 

woensdag 22 april 2020 - CIVICUS
Petition: Invest in healthcare instead of militarization

International Peace Bureau started this petition to General Assembly of the United Nations

zaterdag 04 april 2020 - IPB
Yemen: unified movement against Corona pandemic is needed

Foto: Felton Davis


Statement by the Yemeni Youth Forum for Peace demanding unified movement against Corona pandemic.

maandag 30 maart 2020 - The Yemeni Youth Forum for Peace
Defender 2020 – NATO 's war maneuver against Russia

Shipment, Savannah, US for Defender 2020 (Photo: Pfc. Carlos Cuebas Fantauzzi)


"Defender 2020" is one of the biggest war maneuvers since the end of the Cold War.

vrijdag 28 februari 2020 - Kristine Karch, Reiner Braun & Lucas Wirl
“Belgium would better turn its back on NATO”

Protest in front of US embassy, Brussels (Photo: LDB)


Through NATO, our country is in constant danger of becoming involved in American war politics, according to various peace organizations. “We cannot tolerate US President Donald Trump constantly undermining the international legal order.”

zondag 12 januari 2020 - Vrede vzw, intal, CNAPD en Vredesactie
NATO is ‘brain death’? The sooner the better!

Foto: L. De Brabander


Speech at the peace movement's NATO counter-summit, 'The New World (dis)order', London 30 november.

maandag 02 december 2019 - Ludo De Brabander
A total ban on nuclear arms to save the planet

(c) Photo courtesy of National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office


As a peace movement, we have a major responsibility for making the fight against nuclear weapons a priority.

zaterdag 14 september 2019 - Ludo De Brabander
Ramstein Protests in 2019 - No to war and Military Bases

copyright Lucas Wirl


First thoughts after the succesful actions at the Ramstein Airbase in germany, June 29th  2019. More than 5000 participants took part in the demonstration.

vrijdag 12 juli 2019 - Reiner Braun


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