Nobel Peace Lectures 2018

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Combating War Crimes Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 40 Issue 1 Spring 2019 “Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, war crimes. Denis Mukwege is the helper who has devoted his life to defending these victims. Nadia Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others. Each of them in …

The Many Faces of War: As the Nature of Conflict Changes, Traditional Definitions of Warfare Fall Short

Tasneem Jamal Africa, Armed Conflicts

Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor Winter 2010 Volume 31 Issue 4 Between July 30 and August 4 this year, fighters of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda and elements of the Mai Mai, a local militia, entered Luvungi and surrounding villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and, in one extended weekend, raped 150 to 200 women …

A Call for Canadian Support for Peace Efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Tasneem Jamal

On November 4, 2008, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives issued an appeal to the Canadian Government to work for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). On November 12, the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) issued a report, Promoting an Inclusive Peace: A Call to Strengthen Canada’s Peace-Making Capacity, which asks the question, “Is Canada Turning Its Back …

A Call to Protect the Congolese People

Tasneem Jamal

Letter on behalf of The Canadian Council of Churches, Kairos and Project Ploughshares to the Prime Minister (français) July 4, 2003 The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, We, speaking together as the member churches of the Canadian Council of Churches, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives and Project Ploughshares, write to urge intensified efforts by Canada and the international community to provide …