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MAPW raises Sri Lankan human rights with PM

MAPW President Dr Bill Williams wrote to to Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on July 1 to congratulate the Australian Senate on its recent resolution regarding the investigation of alleged human rights abuses during the final stages of Sri Lanka's civil war in 2009.

MAPW paper queries Afghanistan participation

MAPW has launched a new discussion paper on Afghanistan by member and psychiatrist Dr Peter Wigg.

Israel, Palestine doctors's joint statement on the armed assault on ships to Gaza

MAPW's sister organisations, the IPPNWi affiliates in Israel and Gaza, have made a joint statement as follows through IPPNWi:

JOINT STATEMENT ON THE ARMED ASSAULT ON SHIPS TO GAZA

MAPW moves: our new contacts

MAPW has moved office. Please note our new office phone: 03 9023 1958; and fax: 03 9662 2619.

Vision 2030: MAPW launches alternative approach to Australian security

“Vision 2030: An Alternative Approach to Australian Security” will be launched at 10am on Monday 24 May at Parliament House Canberra. (see media release)

MAPW fact sheet debunks medical need for NT nuclear waste dump

MAPW has released a new two page fact sheet about the proposed Northern Territory Nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station.

MAPW condemns proposed uranium sales to Russia

The Medical Association for Prevention of War today condemned the government proposal to sell uranium to Russia, in contravention of recommendations from its own parliamentary inquiry.

Bring our troops home from Afghanistan: WA advertisement

 WEDNESDAY 3 MARCH 2010 A full-page advertisement in today's "Western Australian" urges Australians to write to our Foreign Minister Stephen Smith asking him to bring Australian troops home.

The advertisement also urges readers to donate to MAPW.

MAPW debunks medical need for Muckaty nuclear dump

MAPW today issued a statement expressing concern over today’s announcement by Energy Minister Martin Ferguson that the Australian Government will pursue Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory as the preferred site for a nuclear waste dump.

Doctors call for inquiry into Australia's war on Iraq

The Medical Association for Prevention of War today supported calls for an independent inquiry into Australia’s involvement in the Iraq War.