Leymah Gbowee

Type: Person
Name: Leymah Gbowee
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

Zuma To Respond Directly To Nobel Laureates’s Dalai Lama Visa Request

President Jacob Zuma will respond to the Nobel Laureates who wrote an open letter requesting he grant the Dalai Lama a visa, said presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj on Wednesday.“The president has received the letter and he will respond directly to ... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Nobel Laureates ask Zuma to act on Dalai Lama

–Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates have called on President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to visit South Africa after the spiritual leader cancelled a planned trip.The Dalai Lama cancelled his plans to travel South Africa to attend the 14th ... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Yemeni journalist devoted to bringing democracy, women’s rights to her country

Japan is an ideal model for countries racked by conflict and poverty because of how it resurrected itself from the devastation of war and achieved peace, the first Arab woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize says.“For us, Japan is the model that we want ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Compromise with political Islam is impossible

On the 20th anniversary of the fundamentalist assassination of Algerian educator Salah Chouaki, Karima Bennoune translateshis warning - so relevant today - about the need to be uncompromising in thebattle against the very ideology that motivated his ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Dunn And Morlu’s Suggestions Form A Solid Organizational Base To Fight The Miscreant Ebola

Dunn And Morlu’s Suggestions Form A Solid Organizational Base To Fight The Miscreant EbolaBy: Igolima Tubobelem Dagogo AmachreeThe PerspectiveAtlanta, GeorgiaSeptember 12, 2014Funeral Service for Ebola VictimsThere was no need, it seemed to me, to reject ... [Published Perspective - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

From 1990s Algeria to Iraq today: trampling Islam underfoot in the name of Jihad

What is the ideology motivating alleged “warriors of God” to “trample Islam underfoot in the name of Jihad”?  Algerian anthropologistMahfoud Bennoune explored this question in 1994, offering an analysis of thepolitical beliefs motivating “throat-slitting ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Islam, Algeria, Jihad
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Mid Hudson briefs, 9/5

9:11 4, 2014webkey Mid-Hudson Valley (Photo: Chris Cusumano / Poughkeepsie Journal)Eleanor Roosevelt medal ceremony planned Oct. 19HYDE PARK – The annual Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Medal Ceremony and Luncheon will be held at noon Oct. 19 at Eleanor Roosevelt ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Monkey Cage: Fighting Ebola, Liberia’s ‘Invisible Rebel’

Women pray for an end of the Ebola epidemic on Aug. 14, 2014, in Monrovia, Liberia. (John Moore/)The following is a guest post featuring field notes from Liberia’s Ebola outbreak by Leah Breen. Breen is a senior at Colby College majoring in Global Studies ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Liberia, Ebola, Citizen
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mad With Power?

Weeks after a chorus of international outrage erupted over the annexing of Crimea and the downing of Malaysia Airline's Flight 17 in pro-Russian rebel airspace in Ukraine and the death of 298 civilians, Russia is unapologetically sending new military ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola in Liberia: how you can help

- Virgin.comSorry, we don't look so hot in this browser. If you want to see us at our very best then how about upgrading? We're worth it…Here are the instructions how to upgrade your web browser .If you're using Internet Explorer, 'compatibility mode' ... [Published Virgin Group - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Communication is Aid-and More

Liberian Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee writes that her mother showed up at her office recently dressed head to toe in a winter coat and headdress in 82ᴼ temperatures. Her mother explained that she wanted extra protection against the Ebola virus.Misinformation ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

Myanmar: Systematic sex crimes: Burma army still uses rape as tool of war

Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By FELIZ SOLOMON As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]

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Zuma To Respond Directly To Nobel Laureates’s D... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 17 2014]
Nobel Laureates urge Zuma to intervene over Dal... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 16 2014]
Why Liberians Thought Ebola Was a Government Sc... [Published The Nation - Sep 16 2014]
Nobel Laureates call for Dalai Lama visa [Published Howzit MSN - Sep 16 2014]
Zuma to respond to laureates [Published The New Age Online - Sep 16 2014]
Zuma to respond to Dalai Lama furore [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 16 2014]
Yemeni journalist devoted to bringing democracy... [Published Japan Times - Sep 16 2014]
Nobel Laureates ask Zuma to act on Dalai Lama [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 16 2014]
'Give Dalai Lama visa, please JZ' [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Nobel laureates appeal for Dalai Lama [Published Radio TV Hong Kong - Sep 15 2014]
Nobel Laureates Call For Dalai Lama’s Attendanc... [Published SA Breaking News - Sep 15 2014]
Zuma urged to give Dalai Lama visa [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 15 2014]
14 Nobel Laureates urge Zuma to give Dalai Lama... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Compromise with political Islam is impossible [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 14 2014]
Dunn And Morlu’s Suggestions Form A Solid Organ... [Published Perspective - Sep 12 2014]
From 1990s Algeria to Iraq today: trampling Isl... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 11 2014]
From 1990s Algeria to 9/11 and ISIS: understand... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 11 2014]
Mid Hudson briefs, 9/5 [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Sep 05 2014]
Is Democratic Imperialism The Answer (3)? [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 04 2014]
UN officials urge concrete support for women's ... [Published Ekklesia - Sep 04 2014]
World: Citing women’s crucial role in peacebuil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Women in Business: Q&A with Kim Love, founder a... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 03 2014]
Orange is the New Black's Piper Kerman Coming t... [Published DePauw UNIVERSITY - Sep 03 2014]
Beyond armistice: women searching for an enduri... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 01 2014]
Mad With Power? [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Monkey Cage: Fighting Ebola, Liberia’s ‘Invisib... [Published Washington Post - Aug 29 2014]
Ebola in Liberia: how you can help [Published Virgin Group - Aug 22 2014]
Neyor, Gbowee seek Ebola support [Published The NewDawn - Aug 19 2014]
As the Power Shuffle in Iraq Unfolds, Do Not Fo... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 15 2014]
Communication is Aid-and More [Published Huffington Post - Aug 12 2014]
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World: Citing women’s crucial role in peacebuil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: World 3 September 2014 – Women are crucial partners in peacebuilding and must be guaranteed the safe political space, including a seat at the “negotiating table,” to participate in all steps of post-conflict reconciliation ...
The Way To Bring A Lasting Peace In The Congo? ... [Published Think Progress - Aug 08 2014]
Holly Dranginis is a Policy Associate with the Enough Project. A woman greets members of a peace delegation as they reach the city of Goma in the DR Congo CREDIT: UN Photo/MONUSCO When Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee led women in song at ...
Myanmar: Systematic sex crimes: Burma army stil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar By FELIZ SOLOMON As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese ...
Systematic sex crimes: Burma army still uses ra... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 29 2014]
As Burma moves to resolve six decades of civil conflict, reports continue of sexual violence in ethnic territories. Women’s support and advocacy groups continue to accuse the Burmese military of using rape as a tool of war; more than 70 cases — about ...
Your summer reading list: Rashida Jones, Elizab... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. Below, we’ve compiled about 70 stellar book recommendations from members of the TED community. Warning: not all of these books can be classified as beach reads. And we think ...
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