In cooperation with the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung New York Office IPB published a booklet depicting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) in May 2018.
We mourn the death of our former IPB Treasurer, Auditor, Board member and friend, Horst Stasius. He was a tremendous supporter of the IPB, a committed trade unionist and human rights activist.
May he rest in peace.
On 15th of May 2018, in front of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Berlin/Germany
Korea is a divided nation. The tensions with North Korea, ever since the end of the Korean War 1953, are the reason for high militarization in South Korea. The country has a population of 50 million people and an army that consists of 650.000 men and women, which is the fifth biggest army in the world. At the same time, South Korea is an economic power in East Asia and an ally of the USA. All men are liable to military service and have to serve between 21 and 24 months. Anyone who goes against this has to pay a high price. Continue reading “South Korea: Stop the imprisonment of conscientious objectors!”
The conference was convened to analyze and warn about the current nuclear dangers, to raise the UN Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty and other disarmamentinitiatives, and to build gobal movement for peace and complete nuclear disarmament.
Military spending must be decreased everywhere. Global arms expenditure is higher than at any time since WWII, and consumes 35 times the total cost of the entire United Nations system. Continue reading “Appeal Disarm! Don’t Arm!”