Wednesday, August 31, 2011

100 Reasons to Blog4Peace ~ 12 Major Wars on Planet Earth


 Reason #72
There are 12 current ongoing wars and conflicts on planet earth

Black = Major wars, 1,000+ deaths per year Purple = Other conflicts Credit = Wikimedia (public domain)
Colombian Armed Conflict (1964) India (1967) Afghan Civil War (1978) Somali Civil War (1991) War in Iraq (2003) War in northwest Pakistan (2004)  Shi'ite Insurgency in Yemen (2004) Mexican Drug War (2006) Sudanese Nomadic Conflicts (2009) Libyan Civil War (2011) South Kordofan Conflict Sudan (2011) Syrian Uprising (2011)
 CONFLICTS: North and South Korea (1948) Internal conflict in Burman (1948) Israelia/Palestinian conflict (1948) Insurgency in Northeast India (1964) Insurgency in the Philippines (1969) Papua conflict Indonesia (1969) Western Sahara War in Mauritania, Morocco and Western Sahara (1975) Insurgency in Laos (1975) Turkey and Iraq - Kurdistan Worker's Party Conflict (1978) Lord's Resistance Army Insurgency in Uganda, South Sudan, DR Congo and Central African Republick (1987) Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir India (1989) Casamance Senegal (1990) Insurgency in The Maghreb in Algeria, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco & Niger (2002) Conflict in the Niger Delta (2004) Balochistan - Iran and Pakistan (2004) Iran - Party For a Free Life in Kurdistan conflict (2004) South Thailand insurgency (2004) Cambodia & Thailand Thai Border Stand-Off (2008) Insurgency in the north Caucasus Russia (2009) South Yemen insurgency (2009) Yemeni al-Qaeda crackdown (2010) 

There are 54 countries flying peace globes in 2011

EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Serbia and Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom AFRICA: Kenya, South Africa, Morocco, Niger, Zimbabwe AMERICAS: Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Virgin Islands   ASIA: Afghanistan, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Oman, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emeritas  Australia New Zealand

Countries not flying peace globes .... yet
We're on it.
If only it were as easy as switching maps.

List of countries not flying peace globes: Akrotiri, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa,  Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Ashmore & Cartier Islands, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bassass da India, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Bouvet Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Clipperton Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Cote d'lvoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Dhekelia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Europa Island, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern & Antarctic Lands, Gabon, The Gambia, Gaza Strip, Georgia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Glorioso Islands, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Holy See (Vatican City), Honduras, Hungary,  Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jan Mayen, Jersey, Jordan, Juan de Nova Island, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, North Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libera, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Navassa Island, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, North Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paracel Islands, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn Islands, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miguelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Georgia & The South Sandwich Islands, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Tromelin Island, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia

Do you blog from one of these countries? Do you know someone there? Please invite them to participate.  Join us for BlogBlast For Peace Nov 4, 2011.


1 comment:

Akelamalu said...

So many pointless wars. :(

Thank you for your Peace effort Mimi. I love you. x

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