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2018 was our 60th anniversary!
In memory of #LyraMcKee 😢 On religion, #LGBT rights and experiences, and shared humanity.
‘We need to have conversations, difficult conversations, and fight for the hearts and minds of those who oppose us.’
On her killing:
Lyra McKee: Tributes paid to ‘journalist of courage, style and integrity’
President describes 29-year-old killed in Derry as ‘woman of talent and commitment’
Why challenge arms sales at events like Eurosatory and DSEI?
‘Because we all want security and safety, and armed responses will not solve today’s threats. We need a new approach, not more weaponry.’
#ArmsTrade #disarmament #militarism #Eurosatory #DSEI
Stop Fuelling War: an interview with Holly Spencer
I find it hard to understand why arms sales are seen as so separate from the conflicts in which they are used, as they fuel conflicts, escalating them…
An example of activist success from across the pond:
‘The American Museum of Natural History will no longer host a gala honoring Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro…’
#Bolsonaro #USA #Brazil #AMNH #FarRight #museums #culture
AMNH Backs Out Of Bolsonaro Gala After Sustained Public Outcry
The museum's gala space in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life (Andrew H. Walker/WWD/Shutterstock) The American Museum of Natural History will no longer h…
The #InternationalRebellion is underway around the world!
Head to @ExtinctionR for videos, photos and news of all the life-affirming radical direct action going on today and over the next couple of weeks.
#activism #ecocide #climate #extinction #London #RebelforLife
Word of the (@ExtinctionR) Day: “satyagraha” – form of nonviolent civil resistance developed by Mahatma Gandhi & influential for many social justice movements.
Satyagraha (Sanskrit: सत्याग्रह) is a compound of satya (“truth”) & āgraha (“polite insistence”, “holding firmly to”).
‘We can have wars for oil, or we can have a moderate climate and an inhabitable planet. It is increasingly clear that we cannot have both.’
#militarism #PeakOil #BigOil #ArmsTrade #war
Why stopping wars is essential for stopping climate change
War isn’t just a waste of resources that could be used to tackle climate change, but is itself a significant cause of environmental harm, argues…
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COMING SOON: The Human Rights Defenders
In a world facing endless attacks at the hands of evil, they risk all for our safety. They need help – will you #Sendbackup?
UK activists in solidarity with LGBT communities in #Brunei.
‘We can’t say it’s not affecting us in Britain because it’s affecting the world. If one country doesn’t stand up to this kind of #homophobia and ruthless ruling, then where does it stop?’
Dorchester hotel draped in rainbow flag as hundreds protest Brunei anti-gay law
'If one country doesn't stand up to this kind of homophobia and ruthless ruling, then where does it stop?'