Articles by Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate | The Peace People

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Trump’s Ordered Assassinations: Cruel and Inhumane Breach of International Law
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate | The Peace People – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jan 2020

‘There are those who benefit from war, the militarists, the arms dealers, the corporate media/military industrial complex, but those who really pay for militarism and wars are the people and the tax of the poor.  The propaganda and lies of of war are being spread and this time the target is Iran, just like US/UK/NATO carried out wars against Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, etc.  Let us, the people, learn lessons from the past and unite and mobilize calling for no war against Iran. USA troops out of Shannon and out of Iraq! Yes to nonviolence, peace and dialogue!  Let the people unite together to stop war, remembering that there is power in truth and love is stronger than hate.’

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Peace People Founder Ciaran McKeown Dead at 76
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate | The Peace People – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Sep 2019

It is with deep sadness that I heard of the death of my dear friend and co-peace worker Ciaran McKeown on 1 Sep 2019. When the Peace People started in Aug l976 at the height of the troubles in Northern Ireland, it was Ciaran, a political journalist, who courageously took the peace leadership–giving up his job and becoming a volunteer in spite of the fact that his fifth child was soon due–and joined myself and Betty Williams in co-founding the Peace People. RIP

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Don’t Play Politics with Our Peace
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate | The Peace People – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Mar 2019

It is with deep concern and regret that I witness Northern Ireland has been without a Parliament for almost two years. We have a fundamental right to government; all our futures are in your hands. Please don’t play politics with our peace. SIGN THE PETITION

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Northern Ireland: Squandering a Future
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate | The Peace People – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Sep 2018

I want to challenge everyone to look at their children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews and question: how big is their division? Gone are the days of fear and threat. So where does the problem lie? I believe the problem lies in the older generations who have suffered terribly on all sides through violence and fear. My generation has a responsibility not to restrain the youth by our bigotry and division.

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Demonization of Russia in a New Cold War Era
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate | The Peace People – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Sep 2018

13 Sep 2018 – Inventing a foe to sell military ambitions: still the most dangerous of games. In examining the future, we must look to the past.

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Appeal for Political Leaders to Make Executive and Assembly Work for the People of Northern Ireland
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate | The Peace People – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Sep 2017

6 Sep 2017 – The vast majority of people in Northern Ireland, whose main desire is to live in peace together, earn a living and raise their families, are currently living in a no-man’s land. We are living now in a political vacuum, which leaves our community vulnerable to paramilitarism. But it does not have to be like this.

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International Peace Day in Assisi
Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate | The Peace People – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2016

Update about Pope Francis’s Message

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