PAX, a partnership between IKV (Interchurch Peace Council) and Pax Christi, works on the basis of two central values of peace in conflict areas: human dignity and solidarity with peace activists and victims of war violence.
AI Index: ACT 30/8284/2018
19 NGOs urge European States to refrain from assisting in US drone strikes that may violate international law and to implement safeguards
The number of countries pushing for a ban on killer robots is growing. This is one of the results of a week of talks held by the UN last week in Geneva.
China is one of the countries which has come out for a ban, an important development since that country is one of the permanent members of the UN Security Council.
The military strikes by the US, France and the UK against targets in Syria on Saturday did little to help protect Syrian civilians.
What is needed in Syria is a true commitment and strategy to protect Syrian civilians from the Assad regime’s campaign of war crimes and crimes against humanity and to come up with a common response to the crisis in Syria. It is high time to put the protection of civilians first.
PAX experts answer five questions about what is happening in Ghouta now that regime forces are in control.
1. Syrian government forces have now taken over control in all of Ghouta. What does that mean for the people living there?
*This news release has been updated to reflect two additional signatories, bringing the final number to 47.