Conversations with Kathy Kelly

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/11/2011 - 19:30

Pace e Bene Australia presents Kathy Kelly, an American peace activist, pacifist and three times Nobel Peace Prize nominee, in conversation along with Afghan youth peace volunteers.

MAPW draws attention to health costs on 10th anniversary of Afghanistan War

On the tenth anniversary of the Afghanistan war, MAPW members across Australia spoke out on the human and health costs of the war.

War without end: a lament

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/10/2011 - 18:30 - 20:30

A service and critical reflection of the past 10 years in Afghanastan organized by the Victorian Council of Churches, St Paul's Cathedral and Pax Christi.

Forum: Women in Afghanistan

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/09/2011 - 17:30

The Tasmanian Women’s Rights Team of Amnesty International Australia (AIA) cordially invites you to attend a Forum to discuss the

Vigil: Anniversary of war in Afghanistan

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/10/2011 - 17:30 - 21:30

A vigil and speak-out will be held on 7 October 2012 to mark the the 10th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan.

  • Venue: City Square, corner of Collins St and Swanston St
  • Date: Friday, 7 October
  • Time: 5.30pm - 9.30pm

What has Wikileaks revealed? New MAPW report

This MAPW report focuses on Wikileaks revelations about Australia, and on issues of particular interest to our members.

MAPW discussion paper: robotics warfare in Afghanistan: December 2010

Discussion paper on the history of robotic warfare, and in particular on the use of "drones", remotely controlled robotic aircraft, in Afghanistan. Written by Jenny Gerrand for MAPW, and published in December 2010 (with minor updates May 2011), this paper considers the new psychology of war when weapons are operated by office workers thousands of kilometres from their victims.

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MAPW analysis: Afghanistan election policies, 5 August 2010

Australia’s biggest current defence deployment is to Afghanistan. Yet in early August 2010, neither of the two major political parties in Australia had released their official foreign affairs policies, or made any clear statement regarding Australia’s military contribution in Afghanistan and our future involvement in the Afghanistan war.

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