Support the Mugeon-ri farmers: vigil

Event Date: 
Thu, 14/05/2009 - 16:00 - 18:00

Support the Mugeon-ri farmers - no expansion of the military training area

The farming community of Mugeon-ri, South Korea, is facing further displacement by the South Korean and US military as the army wants to expand their existing military training area. They want the people to go, but the community says no.

Join the vigil to protest against this!

The role of the nurse in a nuclear disaster: Amanda Ruler, 2008

A short paper on the possible effects of a nuclear disaster; the role of a nurse in such a disaster; and the even more important task of preventing nuclear war through the abolition of nuclear weapons. This article was published in the Australian Nursing Journal, the journal of the Australian Nursing Federation, in August 2008.

Afghanistan - afternoon with film

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/12/2008 - 14:30 - 16:00
Castlemaine (Victoria)

"Kabul October 2008": You are invited to view this 30 min DVD, have a lovely afternoon tea and take the chance to buy wonderful Afghan women's crafts — great Xmas presents. Proceeds go to support Afghan women and children, who are still suffering so badly, much of which is due to the 7 years of the USA invasion.

Dr Amanda Ruler

Position within MAPW: 
National Vice-President & coordinator, South Australian Branch

amanda [dot] ruler [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au

Professional Qualifications: 
PhD, RN, BA (Hons), Grad Dip Gerontological Nursing.
Current field of medicine: 

Gerontology and palliative care.

Special areas of interest: 
Amanda has long term interests in global sustainability, peace promotion, justice, human rights and the impact of war.

Amanda comes from an academic background in biology, psychology, and nursing and has worked in many practice settings, specialising in gerontological and palliative care.  She has written general health articles specialising in nuclear, aging and end of life issues.

Guam BBQ & meeting

Event Date: 
Sat, 28/06/2008 - 13:00
  • The hidden war in the Pacific – the struggle of the indigenous people of Guam (Guahan) against US militarism . . . and Australia’s role.

Dr. Lisa Natividad and Julian Aguon will be sharing their community’s story of struggle and striving for sovereignty and peace in the face of US occupation in a series of events.

Guam's US bases: Chamoru activists

Event Date: 
Tue, 17/06/2008 - 19:19

Chamoru activists from Guahan (Guam) will speak on plans for massive expansion of the US military based on their homeland. Lisa Natividad and Julian Aguin are inspiring speakers who are touring Australia with fares funded by the Society of Friends (Quakers).

Venue: AMWU Offices, 229 Greenhill Rd, Dulwich.

Alternative Anzac Day 2008: MAPW speech, with IPPNW NZ and Turkey messages

MAPW was invited to speak at Melbourne's Alternative Anzac Day commemoration on 25 April 2008.

The effects of sanctions on the civilian community of Iraq - 1998

Ullrich Gottstein's slide presentation demonstrates the vast impacts on the Iraqi people after 1990, including issues of food, education, casualties and more. He visited Iraq in 1998.

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