Monthly Archives: February 2003

The multitude’s quest for peace

By Zubeida Mustafa
Source: Dawn

ON February 15, peace activists in 60 countries and 400 cities of the world joined hands to demonstrate against the impending war on Iraq. Nearly ten million people are estimated to have responded to their call and turned up at the rallies that were organized. Once again it was plain that the phenomenon of the shrinking of international borders and the globalization of the peace movement has come to stay.
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Joining hands across borders

By Zubeida Mustafa
Source: Dawn

TODAY as the world stands poised on the edge of war, a paradoxical phenomenon is emerging on the international scene. This is the worldwide peace movement which has been spawned by the growing thrust towards war. The massive turn-out at the rallies in Washington, London and other European capitals against an American attack on Iraq should leave no one in doubt about the strong pacifist sentiments the world over.
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