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Should ‘killer robots’ be banned? The forum designed to decide is failing to act. A new path is needed.

Article by Jonathan Frerichs, Pax Christi International representative in Geneva Autonomous robots capable of killing human beings should be banned. Most governments at a United Nations forum tackling this issue would agree. But the forum is deadlocked because the Russian government refuses to allow any substantive progress. Dozens of countries have proposed ways for the

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

9 August 2022 The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples promotes national and international action to honour the cultures and uphold the rights of the more than 370 million Indigenous people of the world. Pax Christi International is actively committed to the defense of Indigenous peoples’ rights, their traditional lands and waters, and working

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Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Click here for PDF version of this statement. For the 77th year, on August 6 and 9 hearts and minds in every land turn to the two citiesdestroyed by atomic bombs in 1945. Events this year call special attention to the epoch-makingtragedy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. New weaponry and autocratic actions sharpen fears ofnuclear annihilation.

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