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"I wish to live without wars" -- an Afghan boy

Abdulai, 15 year-old student, farmer & peace volunteer

Are you concerned about the war in Afghanistan?

Join Peace Convergence 2011 in Queenscliff, Victoria for 1 week in the school holidays, timed to coincide with the Talisman Sabre joint Australian-US military exercises already underway in Queensland, Australia.

Nonviolently resist the war:

  • Daily blockade of the bridge to Swan Island military base where SAS troops are trained for active combat in Afghanistan (5-8 July)
  • Children’s activities (4 July)
  • Nonviolence training (4-7 July)
  • Film festival (5-7 July)

Come when you can and stay as long as you like.  Accommodation and meals provided in Queenscliff:

Map showing Swan Island at the heads of Port Phillip Bay (image: Herald Sun)$50/night for adults – includes all meals
$25/night for youths aged 10-17 – includes meals
(*reduced rates available on request)
Children under the age of 10 may stay and eat for free.

See details of each day’s events.

Book here to attend.

In a spirit of peace and nonviolence, the Swan Island Peace Convergence is entirely transparent.  None of the activities planned involve secrecy or deception.

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