Talk Nation Radio: Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire Says Syrians Oppose Intervention


David Swanson – TRANSCEND Media Service

bpic Mairead MaguireMairead Maguire speaks about her recent trip to Lebanon and Syria where she met with refugees, combatants, members of the opposition and members of the government.  She found that supporters and opponents of the government, including those working for political changes, overwhelmingly oppose foreign interference and violence.

Maguire is a founder of the Nobel Women’s Initiative and has nominated Bradley Manning for the Nobel Peace Prize crediting his work with helping to discourage the West from intervening in Syria.

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Mairead Corrigan Maguire is a member of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment. She won the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize for her work for peace in Northern Ireland. Her book The Vision of Peace (edited by John Dear, with a foreword by Desmond Tutu and a preface by the Dalai Lama) is available from She lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland. See:


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