A Chance for Peace in Yemen?

As Yemen turns into the biggest humanitarian crisis on the planet in 100 years and millions face starvation, there may be a spark of hope that the US/ Saudi war on the country may come to an end.

In mid-November Secretary of State Pompeo called to end US mid-air refueling of Saudi fighter jets on their bombing missions but failed to call an end to all US military sales and involvement. On Nov. 1, Pentagon officials, including Secretary of Defense James Mattis, declared that the warring parties in Yemen need to come to the negotiating table and end the conflict within 30 days.

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Peace in Korea

Peace Action of Wisconsin signed on to support this joint statement for Peace in Korea:

Joint Statement of U.S. Civil Society Groups in Support of the Current Peace Process in Korea

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Nov 17 Yemen Stand For Peace - photos and video

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Green Party Urges International Criminal Court To Prosecute Israel For Crimes Against Palestinians

Green Party Urges International Criminal Court To Prosecute Israel For Crimes Against Palestinians
By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, November 20, 2018

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Above: Delegation at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Netherlands on November 19, 2018. From left to right Margaret Flowers, Green Party co-chair, member of the Green Party Peace Action Committee and Green Party of Maryland, Miko Peled, Green Party US member, Dirk Adriaensens of the BRussells Tribunal, Diane Moxley of Green Party International Committee and Green Party of New Jersey, Stephen Verchinski of the Green Party International Committee and Green Party of New Mexico, Marie Spike, of the Green Party International Committee and Green Party of Michigan and Kevin Zeese of the Green Party Peace Action Committee and Green Party of Maryland

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100th anniversary of Armistice, celebrating peace not war

Islamophobia, the next chapter in our history of xenophobia

November 11, 2018

Armistice Day, now known as Veteran’s Day, is commemorated every year on November 11th, this marks the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany. Signed in France for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918, one hundred years ago. 

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Iran - A History of U.S. Meddling

On June 29, 2018, Medea Benjamin spoke at the Friends Meeting House about her latest book "Inside Iran." Many of our Peace Action members were there. Ms. Benjamin has worked internationally for years as the co-founder of CODEPINK and the fair trade advocacy group Global Exchange.

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US-Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

The United Nations has said that Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian disaster in modern history from war, drought, famine and cholera. Since 2015, Saudi led forces have been making incursions into Yemen, attempting to take over control of the country from the indigenous Houthi government. The Saudi Coalition includes all Persian Gulf countries except Iran, which  sides with the Houthi People.

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