Group Seeks Truce in Global Conflicts During Olympics Two years ago, members of the Olympic Truce Movement began passing around a petition, calling for an international cease-fire during the Olympic games. Organizers say they're trying to resurrect a peace treaty first created during the original Olympic Games in ancient Greece to help bring a halt to conflicts in the modern world. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.
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Group Seeks Truce in Global Conflicts During Olympics

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Group Seeks Truce in Global Conflicts During Olympics

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Two years ago, members of the Olympic Truce Movement began passing around a petition, calling for an international cease-fire during the Olympic games. Organizers say they're trying to resurrect a peace treaty first created during the original Olympic Games in ancient Greece to help bring a halt to conflicts in the modern world. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.