Category Archives: Israel

#New Zealand Politics Reach New Low:Its time for a Change

What has happened to Truth/Trust; Mercy Compassion; Justice and Peace in  Aoteraoa-New Zealand? Kevin P Clements I’m back in Dunedin . Fog is covering the harbour but the sun is trying to burn its way through, revealing patches of light … Continue reading

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Tears of Regret, Tears of Fear, Tears of Grief:Its raining tears in Istanbul

Tears of Regret, Tears of Fear, Tears of Grief:Its raining tears in Istanbul Kevin P Clements Its the final day of  electioneering in Turkey before tomorrow’s Presidential election. Erdogan is expected to win  and the opposition is already crying foul, … Continue reading

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First World War Commemorative Ceremony-Honouring the Dead by ending War

http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/311633/ceremony-fallen-promotes-peace Press report from our Vigil Last Night. They were there to honour the fallen, but there were no brass bands, no 100-gun salutes, no nationalism and no xenophobia at the Cenotaph in Dunedin’s Queens Gardens last night. Instead, the … Continue reading

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Honouring the Dead to end all War : Remembering the start of World War 1

Honouring the Dead to end all War Kevin P Clements Monday the 4th August 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War One. This year many people throughout New Zealand will observe this moment at 5.45 pm … Continue reading

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A Theory of Love for a slightly Broken World.

  A  Theory of Love for a slightly Broken World.   Kevin P Clements   Diane Ackerman says of love:   “What a small word we use for an idea so immense and powerful, it has altered the flow of … Continue reading

Posted in Befriending, Conciliation, Inner and Outer Worlds, Integrity, Israel, Love, Love and Mutuality, Palestine, Reciprocity, Relationship Healing, The Politics of Fear, Trust, Violence | Leave a comment

Gaza Interview- Truthout

Originally posted on Global Justice in the 21st Century:
? [Prefatory note: This is an interview with a knowledgeable Greek journalist covering a range of issues associated with the Gaza ordeal] ? “Blood on American Hands”: Richard Falk on Palestine…

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Violence and Nonviolence in the 21st century

Violence and Nonviolence in the 21st Century Kevin P Clements National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies University of Otago.   We are constantly being told that the world overall is getting more peaceful. Stephen Pinker ( The Better Angels … Continue reading

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