Tag Archives: antiwar protests

Sweden | NATO military exercise “Aurora 17” was accomplished with great anti-war manifestation

The largest military exercise in Sweden in over 20 years started on Monday, but critics argue that it is likely to increase military tensions in the region.

Sweden’s Armed Forces say that the military exercise, Aurora 17, which involves several NATO countries, including the USA, will strengthen Sweden’s ability to withstand an attack. (Sweden is not a member of NATO.)

South Korea | USFK Install THAAD Launchers in Seongju after an Eight-hour Confrontation between Residents and S Korean Police

In the early morning hours of September 7, U.S. forces in Korea installed four additional THAAD launchers in Seongju, South Korea. Seongju residents and peace activists, who blocked the entryway to the deployment site, stood their ground for more than eight hours before being forcibly removed by the police.

(Video source: News1)

South Korea | US Peace Delegation Meets with Seongju/Gimcheon Women Leading the Anti-THAAD Fight

The U.S. Solidarity Peace Delegation — in South Korea this week to build solidarity with the peace/anti-war movement there — visited the village of Soseong-ri in Seongju County from July 24 to 27 to support the villagers in their fight to stop the deployment of the U.S. THAAD anti-missile system there.

USA | “Stop the war at home and abroad”: US antiwar activists discuss struggle for peace

On June 16-18 a coalition of various antiwar groups and movements held its annual conference in Richmond, Virginia. These groups are known as independent from both mainstream parties dominating in the US politics. It was that common ground which allowed them to form UNAC – the United National Antiwar coalition.

Ukraine | Ukrainian court convicted activist for five years due to his anti-war position

In Genichesk, Kherson region, the head of the SPAS party Eduard Kovalenko was sentenced to five years of imprisonment under Article 114-1 “Counteraction to the Armed Forces of Ukraine in a special period”, reports “17 news”.

Kovalenko is accused of putting up in 2014 against the war in the Donbass and trying to prevent the sending of troops to the zone of the so-called ATO.