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Combatants for Peace

April 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 3:30-5:30pm Belmont/Watertown United Methodist Church  421 Common St., Belmont MA 02478   In 2006, Israeli and Palestinian former combatants laid down their weapons and established Combatants for Peace.  They forswear violence and advocate together for an end to the Occupation.  The egalitarian, …

Thursday, April 26th, 6-8 pm Workbar Central Square 45 Prospect St, Cambridge    Speakers: Chris Faraone and Jason Pramas Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and DigBoston As peace activists and progressive organizations struggle to make themselves heard in a media environment that rewards the rich, …

Thursday, April 5th, 12:30 PM Israeli Consulate 20 Park Plaza, Boston   Last Friday Israeli snipers killed 16 people and wounded 1,400 (according to the UK Guardian) during unarmed mass demonstrations demanding the right of return for Palestinian refugees. More than 70 percent of Gaza’s …

An Open Letter to Presidents Trump and Moon

April 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

An open letter to the leaders of USA, South Korea and North Korea, signed by Massachusetts Peace Action along with more than 100 US civil society groups, was released at the UN March 28 by Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director of Western States Legal Foundation.  The letter expressed …

The Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal, was adopted on the 14th of July 2015 by Iran, the US, France, China, Russia, the UK, the European Union and Germany. It is a landmark deal that curbed Iran’s …

“Know Nukes” Panel Discussion in Cambridge

March 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

On Saturday, March 10, the Ikeda Center’s program coordinator, Lillian I, participated in Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA) Next Gen’s first event, “Know Nukes.” Lillian (left) joined a panel alongside Max Tegmark (right) from the Future of Life Institute and Michelle Cunha (center) of MAPA to …

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