Civilian toll is enormous - The AGE letters page, Wednesday 29th April 2015

The AGE  letters page,  Wednesday 29th April 2015

Civilian toll is enormous

Pieces for Peace

Event Date: 
Sat, 18/04/2015 - 13:30
Sandbag Community Centre, 153 Rainbow St., Sandgate, QLD

An afternoon of music,song, poetry, rap and much more. 

Film - "Waging Peace" by Peter Bradbury

Event Date: 
Tue, 14/04/2015 - 18:30
TLC, 16 Peel St. South Brisbane, QLD

 Frontier Films and award winning director David Bradbury presents “Waging Peace” a documentary of the 2014 Canberra Peace Convergence including the 2014 Anzac Peace Vigil and the 2014 Lest We Forget the Fr

Poor sick Iraq: Peter Wigg - 2014

A discussion of what we shoulld now do for the sick country of Iraq, as if it was our patient.

Palm Sunday Rally - walk for justice for refugees

Event Date: 
Sun, 13/04/2014 - 14:00 - 15:00
State Library, crn Swanson & LaTrobe Street, Melbourne Vic, 3000

Stand together and support asylum seekers and refugees 

More information on speakers coming soon!

Candlelight Vigil for the People of Syria

Event Date: 
Fri, 14/03/2014 - 19:30 - 20:15
Federation Square, Melbourne, Vic 3000

 Join with others to show solidarity with the people of Syria. This is a vigil for peace organised by Act for Peace

How we talk about war: Peter Wigg's presentation to the Vic MAPW dinner: July 2013

Dr Peter Wigg, psychiatrist and MAPW member, says: 'Working in the Middle East for three years, providing care to victims of armed conflicts, had a marked effect on me. Since then I have been thinking about what changed in me, as a way of thinking how others might change.

War or health? MAPW minimag, June 2013

This MAPW booklet launched in July 2013 which sets out the ways in which war, conflict and the arms trade are both costly and detrimental to health. It's 24-page, pocket-book (A6) size: contact MAPW for multiple copies to distribute.

Establishing an Arms Trade Treaty: MAPW, 2013

The Strange Difficulty of Establishing an Arms Trade Treaty: a paper written by psychiatrist Dr Peter Wigg in early 2013 discussing the international weapons trade in the light of his recent experiences caring for victims of war in the Middle East, and describing negotiations at the UN to establish the first ever international treaty controlling the trade in arms.

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