The CICD joins with the millions of other people around the world to raise its voice and join the community of individuals and organisations such as yours working for a world free of wars, social justice, the rights of indigenous peoples, and a world free of racism.
CICD Statements - Archive
The world today is torn by imperialist wars and threats of war. We would like to see a secure and liveable world for future generations. A world free of nuclear weapons and a safe and clean environment.
The failure of the nuclear powers to disarm has increased the risk that other countries will acquire nuclear weapons. The only guarantee against the spread and use of nuclear weapons is to eliminate them.
We believe that wars and militarism make us less safe rather than protect us, at war people are killed, injured and traumatized. A major motivation behind most wars is the desire to control resources that poison the earth, especially oil and gas.
There is absolutely no evidence or confirmation that the Assad Government carried out the alleged chemical attack. Even if there were evidence, the US Government has no authority to be the self-appointed policeman.
One of the most shocking features of contemporary Australian defence policy is that it guarantees substantial increases in expenditure on the military, unlike all other types of Australian public spending.