peace

Yasmina Khadra: “Peace is in technical unemployment”

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Mohsen Abdelmoumen (à G.) avec Yasmina Khadra (à D.)

Mohsen Abdelmoumen: In your books “A quoi rêvent les Loups” and “Les Agneaux du Seigneur”, you were able to pass on the Algerian misfortune, namely the red and black decade. What can you tell us about this?

Yasmina Khadra: Simply because I experienced this tragedy in my heart and in my mind. I was in the real fight against fundamentalism on the ground. I fought the terrorists for eight years and saw this downward slide spreading across the planet. Twenty years ago, when I wrote “Les agneaux du Seigneur” and “A quoi rêvent les loups”, I already told to the Western journalists that it was going to happen to them. Lire la suite »

Kathy Kelly: « We must work to abolish war »

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Kathy Kelly. DR.

Mohsen Abdelmoumen: In your experience as an activist, what is the most effective way to fight the imperialist wars in the US?

Kathy Kelly: In the buildup to the 2003 U.S. Shock and Awe bombing of Iraq, the world came closer than ever before to stopping a war before it started. A growing level of education, outreach, civil disobedience, and massive street demonstrations developed at the same time that UN weapons inspectors were very close to issuing a conclusive report about whether or not Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction. The U.K. government told the U.S. government it would be extremely difficult to ally with the U.S. in attacking Iraq following a UN report which was expected to certify that Iraq didn’t have weapons of mass destruction. Lire la suite »