With more than 100 events and several thousand participants, the day of action and protest organized by the Abrüsten statt Aufrüsten campaign (Disarm instead of Rearm) was a great success, despite the difficult conditions created by Covid-19. Peace initiatives all … Weiterlesen →
Disarm! Don’t Arm! – a new policy of détente now! The ghost of the Cold War has returned. The world is on the verge of peace, for it becomes a fragile entity. The cancer of nationalism is spreading. Social inequalities … Weiterlesen →
Initiated by the campaign “disarm instead of rearm”, the advertisement “May 8th – Liberation Day | No to the language of power – yes to a culture of peace!”, which was signed by over 2,000 citizens, appeared on a full page (page 7) in the Südddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) on 8 May 2020, the day of liberation. It emphatically points out the necessity of disarmament and a policy of détente.
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Heute wurde der internationale Appell “Disarm! Don’t Arm!” veröffentlicht, der auf dem deutschen Appell “abrüsten statt aufrüsten” basiert und u.a. von mehreren Nobelpreisträger*innen gezeichnet wurde. Im Folgenden der Appell und die Erstunterzeichner*innen im Wortlaut.
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.
Now, NATO countries are being pressed to increase their military spending by a further 2% in the coming years. For European countries 2% GDP spending for the military means a minimum increase of 300 billion Euros (from 500 billion to 800 billion). Weiterlesen →
In recent years both NATO and Russia have increasingly engaged in deterrence through rearmament and threats against each other rather than working for common security allover Europe through confidence and security building measures, arms control, and disarmament.
The German Federal Government plans to nearly double the military spending to two percent of German economic output (GDP). So it was agreed in NATO. Two percent, or at least a further 30 billion euros, that are missing in the … Weiterlesen →
06.11.2017 Press release of the initiative “disarmament instead of armament” Prominent Appeal from Society: Disarmament Instead of Armament In a clear and urgent call for disarmament, an unusual broad social alliance appeals to the public. These include Nobel laureate Paul … Weiterlesen →