“….we are working to build a global movement to overcome the policies, drivers, causes and dynamics fuelling war and violence in all its forms. Like marshaling our resources to respond to the outbreak of Ebola, we need to marshal our resources to respond to, overcome and transcend the war making, war intensifying, war fuelling policies that promote more violence.
“We are not powerless. We are not alone. We do not have to sit back and feel that nothing can be done. We are each of us. We are all of us. We are many, different, beautiful and wonderful – in Syria, in Belgium, in Iraq, in France, in Libya, in the United States, in Yemen, in Italy, in….every home, school, office, community and country around the world.
“The candles we light now – for New York, for Baghdad, for Paris, for Raqqa, for Misrata and Bengazi, for Ankara, for Sanaa, Mosul and Brussels – must become lights that spread from heart to heart and mind to mind, calling us to rise, calling us to stand, to have a dream and to know that a world beyond war, hatred and violence is possible.
“We don’t need to just accept what is happening. We can change it. You can help – by joining and helping to develop and build the global movement.”
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