Reiner Braun

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The German peace activist Reiner Braun is the new International Peace Bureau co-President. The managing director of the German section of Lawyers Against Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Weapons (IALANA), he was elected at the IPB's Triennial Assembly in Stockholm.

Braun's co-President, the former UNESCO Director Ingeborg Breines from Norway, was confirmed in her post, for a further 3 years.

Whistleblower Prize

Reiner Braun is also Director of the Federation of German Scientists (VDW). In late August, both VDW and IALANA Germany, together with the anti-corruption organisation Transparency International, jointly awarded the Whistleblower Prize to the former NSA employee Edward Snowden.[1]

Interview with Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn answers questions on the next steps towards reaching a nuclear weapons-free world, disarmament, as well as how western countries can establish more cooperative relations with Russia.[2]

 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:GCHQ and Me: My Life Unmasking British EavesdroppersArticle3 August 2015Duncan CampbellNo one at the May 2015 conference on intelligence, security and privacy argued against greater openness. Thanks to Edward Snowden and those who courageously came before, the need for public accountability and review has become unassailable.


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