Posts Tagged: war

Merchants of Death, Disrupting ‘business as usual’

by Atiaf Alwazir* On the morning of Tuesday 14 September, I was on the DLR train heading to ExCel Centre in London’s docklands. I traveled to London from Brussels to witness and participate in actions against the Defence & Security

Merchants of Death, Disrupting ‘business as usual’

by Atiaf Alwazir* On the morning of Tuesday 14 September, I was on the DLR train heading to ExCel Centre in London’s docklands. I traveled to London from Brussels to witness and participate in actions against the Defence & Security

Why using the language of war is counterproductive in our global public health crisis: some reflections from self-isolation

Clémence Buchet–Couzy is Peace Programme Assistant at QCEA. One of the things that has really struck me in today’s peculiar times is the rhetoric of war used by many political leaders to talk about the COVID-19 situation. Such rhetoric seems

Why using the language of war is counterproductive in our global public health crisis: some reflections from self-isolation

Clémence Buchet–Couzy is Peace Programme Assistant at QCEA. One of the things that has really struck me in today’s peculiar times is the rhetoric of war used by many political leaders to talk about the COVID-19 situation. Such rhetoric seems

Every Casualty

Often we hear of wars, violent conflict, armed clashes; we hear of the death toll – not often accurate in terms of the numbers; we do not hear the names of those who are dead unless they are members of

Every Casualty

Often we hear of wars, violent conflict, armed clashes; we hear of the death toll – not often accurate in terms of the numbers; we do not hear the names of those who are dead unless they are members of