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The Korea Peace Now! Campaign Urges Increased Humanitarian Aid to DPRK and Sanctions Relief for Coronavirus Prevention

Published on February 28, 2020

In light of growing concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and the vulnerability of the civilian population in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea) while under crippling sanctions and forced isolation, the members of the global campaign Korea Peace Now! Women Mobilizing to End the War urge governments around the world to take […]

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CANCELED: Human Rights Council Side Event Panel to Address the Link Between Peace and Human Rights on the Korean Peninsula

Published on February 25, 2020

As the unresolved Korean War enters its 70th year, a panel discussion will explore the connection between peace and human rights, the impact of sanctions on human rights, and the role of women peacebuilders in resolving the crisis on the Korean Peninsula.

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Korea Peace Now! Condemns the Trump Administration’s Decision to Loosen Restrictions on the Use of Landmines

Published on January 31, 2020

For immediate releaseJanuary 31, 2020 The Korea Peace Now! campaign strongly condemns the Trump administration’s decision to loosen restrictions on the US military’s ability to use landmines. Given that the DMZ has one of the highest concentrations of landmines in the world, that the United States has stated its commitment to build a “lasting and […]

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Join the National Grassroots Gathering for Peace in Korea in March 2020

Published on December 18, 2019

2020 marks the 70th year of the Korean War. It’s time to end the war and make it year one of peace. Join the Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network, Peace Treaty Now and the Korea Peace Network in Washington DC to raise a unified voice for an end to the Korean War and peace on […]

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Letter to President Trump and Chairman Kim from the Korea Peace Now! Campaign

Published on December 16, 2019

December 16, 2019 Dear President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un: We are representatives of Korea Peace Now!, a women-led global campaign to end the Korean War. Our coalition includes Nobel Peace laureates, activists, professors, human rights lawyers, a retired Army colonel, and a recipient of the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom. We are […]

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Liz Bernstein Announced as Co-Coordinator of Korea Peace Now!

Published on December 12, 2019

Effective immediately, Liz Bernstein has been named Co-Coordinator of the global campaign Korea Peace Now! Women Mobilizing to End the War. Bernstein is the founding Director and Executive Director of the Ottawa-based Nobel Women’s Initiative, one of four organizations — including Women Cross DMZ, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), and the Korean […]

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Letter to UN Security Council Regarding Sanctions on North Korea

Published on December 11, 2019

Members of the United Nations Security Council December 11, 2019 Dear Ambassadors, We are writing to you as members of the international women-led campaign Korea Peace Now! Women Mobilizing to End the War.   As you gather today to discuss the security crisis on the Korean Peninsula, we urge you to take a holistic approach considering […]

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First Comprehensive Assessment of the Impact of Sanctions Against North Korea Shows Adverse Consequences for Civilians, Especially Women

Published on October 30, 2019

As talks between the United States and North Korea remain at an impasse, a new report shows that sanctions imposed on North Korea are having adverse consequences on humanitarian aid and economic development in the country, with a disproportionate impact on women.

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Prominent Feminist Gloria Steinem and Women Leaders to Call for an End to the Korean War at the DMZ and Near U.S. Embassy in Seoul

Published on September 17, 2019

Steinem and a delegation of women leaders from the United States, South Korea, and Japan will deliver a message of peace.

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On the 66th Anniversary of the Armistice Signing, More Than 80 Organizations Call for an End to the Korean War

Published on July 25, 2019

July 27, 2019  Dear President Trump:  We are writing to you on behalf of organizations around the world, many that have long worked for peace on the Korean Peninsula.  On the 66th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice Agreement that temporarily halted the Korean War, we urge you to finally negotiate a peaceful settlement […]

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