Insist Paris tragedy not be exploited for more war

At this time of grief, our hearts go out to the people of France, as well as to the people of Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and other countries traumatized by deadly violence -- people of all races, religions and nationalities.

This is a time of shock and fear, but also can be a time of reflection and action.

As a first step, you can add your name to this petition:

We want to express our condolences to all people who are suffering and mourning the results of organized deadly violence, from Paris and Beirut to Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. Humanity is indivisible. We reject any attempt by political leaders to exploit tragic events to promote more war.



1-25 of 32258 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
32258 1 week ago Sandra Brown New York City, US
32257 4 weeks ago Anonymous Smithtown , NY , US Seek peace, not war.
32256 2 months ago Teresa Kohl Manteno, IL , US
32255 6 months ago Nadia Mousa Union City, CA , US
32254 8 months ago Ivan Bailen Louisville, KY , US
32253 9 months ago Larry Crist Trinidad, CA , US
32252 9 months ago Ray Ellis SPRINGFIELD, IL , US
32251 9 months ago Jennifer Rose Morristown, NJ , US
32250 10 months ago John Steven "STEVE" Livacich Redlands, CA , US Get out of these wars.
32249 10 months ago John Steven "STEVE" Livacich Redlands, CA , US
32248 11 months ago Ken Gale NYC, NY , US Another example of how racist the U.S. is.
32247 1 year ago richard blake chelsea, MI , US
32246 1 year ago richard blake chelsea, MI , US
32245 1 year ago Athena Tsaoussis Wiesbaden/Germany, ot , DE
32244 1 year ago Robert Cook Corby, ot , GB
32243 1 year ago Marla de Vries Eibergen, ot , NL
32242 1 year ago Jonathan Bailin, Ph.D. Los Angeles, CA , US
32241 1 year ago Jonathan Bailin, Ph.D. Los Angeles, CA , US
32240 1 year ago Lori Walker Otis Orchards, WA , US
32239 1 year ago jeff hopkins Lindenhurst, IL , US
32238 1 year ago Anonymous New Albany, OH , US
32237 1 year ago Michael Bethards Newark, OH , US
32236 1 year ago Varda Van Der Wieken Jerusalem, ot , IL
32235 1 year ago Diana Ball Kitchener, ON , CA
32234 1 year ago Cindy Holman Edge Hill, ot , AU
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Background:
Institute for Public Accuracy:  After Paris: Is the “War on Terror” Feeding Terror?
Joseph G. Ramsey:  Against Moral Imposters: Mourning the Dead as a Part of the World
Vijay Prashad:  We Are in Pitiless Times
Phyllis Bennis: After the Paris Attacks, a Call for Justice—Not Vengeance