War in Ukraine

Nobel peace prize winner calls for Ukraine to agree ‘ceasefire’ with Russia

Mairead Maguire also stated that Ukraine should not receive military support, despite being illegally invaded by Russia, saying, ‘Violence is never right’

Mairead Maguire: in an essay in her book, Maguire said that she had lived the ‘horror of war’ with her family

Mairead Maguire, a former winner of the Nobel peace prize, has called for Ukraine to agree an "immediate ceasefire” with Russia and said the country, which was illegally invaded by Russia, should not receive military support.

Maguire co-founded the Peace People movement in Northern Ireland in 1976 after three of her sister’s children were run over and killed by a getaway car being driven by an IRA man escaping from British troops. She was involved ...