Landmine accident in Mozambique

We have heard via the International Campaign to Ban Landmines of a landmine “accident”. On September 26th 2017, four members of the same family died from the explosion of an anti-personnel mine in the town of Murrotone. Two people died on the spot and others on the...

IPAN National Conference

The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network, to which we belong, held its annual national conference in September. Hosted in Melbourne by the Maritime Union, its theme “War, Peace & Independence: Keep Australia out of US Wars” had common themes of...

ICAN News

On August 11, I attended a Disarmament Dinner organised by ICAN, to celebrate the historic UN adoption of the treaty to abolish nuclear weapons. ICAN began in Australia, and speakers outlined the history of this movement and called for support to encourage the...

‘Land of Mine’ Film Review

After 5 years of brutal occupation by German forces, at last Denmark has the upper hand. Opening scenes show long lines of defeated German troops shuffling along a road, while a Danish sergeant fluent in German oversees them from his vehicle. What causes him to pick...