Australian veterans' health: Afghanistan - MAPW War and Health fact sheet 8

"Australian veterans' health: Afghanistan" is No 8 in the MAPW series of 2-page fact sheets, Australia: War and Health. The fact sheet discusses documented health effects of the war in Afghanistan on Australian military and on veterans, including deaths, injuries, long-term health effects, and psychological effects.

Vigil against Afghanistan war

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/03/2012 - 16:30 - 18:30

Vigil against Australian participation in the war in Afghanistan.

  • Date: Monday 6 March 2012
  • Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm
  • Venue: City Square, corner of Swanston and Collins Sts Melbourne

MAPW: Australian troops must obey international law

MAPW has expressed concern at evidence that Australia deliberately tried to avoid its human rights obligations under the Geneva Convention in Iraq and Afghanistan. MAPW has issued a media release supporting the call for a Royal Commission made by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.

Rally against war and nuclear weapons

Event Date: 
Thu, 17/11/2011 - 10:00

A rally to coincide with President Obama's visit to Parliament House in Canberra.

MAPW National Newsletter Spring 2011

MAPW 2-page newsletter contains overview of current campaign activities including Afghanistan anniversary, Sri Lanka, asylum seekers, cluster bombs, and nuclear waste. Mailed to members 19-24 October 2011, with Annual Report.

A retreat with Kathy Kelly

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 18:00 - Sun, 13/11/2011 - 16:00
Seymour, Victoria

Kathy Kelly, is an American peace activist, pacifist and three times Nobel Peace Prize nominee, currently touring Australia with Afghan youth peace volunteers. An opportunity to attend a retreat with them will be held in Seymour in November.

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