100 civil society groups in South Korea launch protest against the established Christian-political association

Calling on “the shutdown of the Christian Council of Korea for its corruption and anti-social controversies”   On 27 January, 30,000 citizens and 100 civil society groups gathered for a demonstration against a series of social...

2nd Conference for Global Peace Media Network

International Peace Media Community “Peace Initiative”   “We must always remember the great power that the media has to promote war, just as it has to promote peace.  Today’s wars no longer occur in isolation within a...

Promoting Peace in Hearts and Minds

  H.E. Dr. Moncef Marzouki's speech during 2nd Conference for Global Peace Media Network session in 2018 HWPL World Peace Summit (footage is below the page) 2001 - 2011 : Chairman of Congress of the Republic...

World holds breath as Trump, Kim meet

US OFFICIALS AIM TO ADD SUBSTANCE TO ‘DENUCLEARISATION’ EFFORT IN SINGAPORE           AN UNPRECEDENTED summit between the US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un here today was expected to produce a breakthrough, reflecting...

Why Singapore was chosen to host Trump-Kim summit

SINGAPORE’S neutrality and strong security are two of the main reasons why it has been chosen as the venue for the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on...

Trump, Kim hail ‘historic meeting’

US AND NORTH KOREAN LEADERS HEAP PRAISE ON EACH OTHER, SIGN DECLARATION OF PEACE     US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un did what they claimed would change world history yesterday by signing...

A summit of hope for peace

Experts believe the Trump Kim meeting in Singapore tomorrow may see some commitment on denuclearizing Korean peninsula.         A HISTORIC summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was expected to be...

Koreans’ Talk of Peace Raises Hopes and Doubts

After the striking political theater that unfolded Friday at the forbidding border between North and South Korea, it seems almost mean-spirited to cast aspersions on Kim Jong-un’s motives or to be apprehensive about talks...

South Korean Citizens Condemn Government and Religion’s Silence on Human Rights Violation

The South Korean government has been actively engaged in reconciliation process with North Korea, but not even a single official statement from the government on 1,000 victims from forcible change of religion against individuals in minor religious denominations has not been delivered. Human Rights Association for Victims of Coercive Conversion Programs (HAC), hosted a rally on March 4 in major cities including Seoul the capital city for legislation to protect religious freedom in terms of human rights and investigation of Christian pastors involved in “coercive conversion programs”, accompanied with kidnapping and confinement of individuals by family members instigated by pastors. Around 100,000 Korean citizens participated in the rally.