Dr Stuart Parkinson, of the Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR), critically assesses new UK and Western military initiatives, and how engineers and scientists can be involved in challenging the cycle of violence. Continue reading–>
By Colin Archer
Secretary General, International Peace Bureau
Geneva, January 13, 2015. IPB shares the worldwide outrage at the hideous murders of journalists and artists working at Charlie Hebdo, and the other victims of last week’s violence. We mourn with their families, friends, colleagues and French society as a whole, as well as with individuals and organisations everywhere who reject the idea of killing in the name of a religion or indeed any other ideology or cause. Equally, we extend our solidarity to those in Nigeria who have lost up to 2000 civilians during these same days, massacred by Boko Haram.