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Mairead Maguire

Why Gloria Steinem, Other Women and I Plan to March to the World's Most Fortified Border

Christine Ahn | Posted 04.08.2015 | World
Christine Ahn

As Gloria Steinem says of the DMZ, "there is no other strip of land more symbolic of long-term division." We hope to cross the DMZ to renew Korean people's hope that the DMZ can and must be crossed to reunify families and to begin to heal the divided peninsula.

Why Afghanistan Can't Wait

Kathy Kelly | Posted 10.10.2012 | World
Kathy Kelly

Last week, we spent three anxious hours in an outer waiting area of the "Non-Immigrant Visa" section of the U.S. consulate here in Kabul waiting for our young friends to return from a sojourn through the inner offices where they were being interviewed for visas to come speak to audiences in the United States.

Irish Nobel Laureate Denied Entry Into Israel

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Irish Nobel Peace Prize laureate was refused entry into Israel on Tuesday because of her participation in an aid flotilla to Gaza in June, a spokes...

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Detained in Israel

Mya Guarnieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mya Guarnieri

This morning, Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire was denied entry to Israel. Maguire has been a vocal critic of Israeli policy towards the Palestinians, including the siege on Gaza.