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Not in Our Name + We Stand for Peace and Justice

Not in Our Name + We Stand for Peace and Justice

Kia ora, this message is in two parts: 1) an update re the Not in Our Name (Aotearoa/New Zealand) campaign; 2) the new We Stand for Peace and Justice international campaign.

* 1) Not in Our Name (Aotearoa/New Zealand)

We believe that as people living in Aotearoa / New Zealand it is our responsibility to resist the injustices done by our government, in our names

Not in our name will you wage endless war ...

Links to the individuals who have signed the 'Not in Our Name' pledge of resistance, information about the campaign, and links to the print-off forms are available at http://www.converge.org.nz/pma/nionnz.htm

If you have difficulty accessing the page, you can get more information and Not in Our Name forms (as a Word 6 attachment or posted to you) from Peace Movement Aotearoa email mailto:pma@xtra.co.nz

* 2) We Stand for Peace and Justice

"This is a new project seeking international signatures for a broad political statement, and hoping to propel use of the statement in organizing work. Overnight over 10,000 people have signed on. That's good, but only a beginning. And, the good news is, the pace of sign-ups is only increasing, including many translations being done, spontaneously, and other efforts by other organizations taking up the statement to advance the effort."

"I stand for peace and justice.

I stand for democracy and autonomy. I don't think the U.S. or any other country should ignore the popular will and violate and weaken international law, seeking to bully and bribe votes in the Security Council.

I stand for internationalism. I oppose any nation spreading an ever expanding network of military bases around the world and producing an arsenal unparalleled in the world ...

To view the statement, those who have signed it, and to sign it yourself, go to http://www.zmag.org/wspj/index.cfm?language=eng

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