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Dr. [[Gaius Baltar]] secretly provides the group a nuclear warhead (given to him to make his [[Cylon detector]] by then-Commander [[William Adama|Adama]]) in order to aid the future plans of Demand Peace member and [[Cylon agent|possibly disaffected Cylon]] agent [[Gina]].  After his election to the Presidencey, Baltar visits Gina aboard ''Cloud 9'' to break the news to her that his duties as President would limit the time he could spend with her.  In an attempt to get him to stay with her she gives in and against her better judgement has sex with him.  Feeling disgusted with herself and finally hitting bottom, she arms and detonates the nuclear warhead and destroys ''Cloud 9'' and several near-by ships just as Baltar is sworn in.  The fate of Demand Peace and the remainder of its members after the ''Cloud 9'' disaster is presently unknown ([[Lay Down Your Burdens, Part II]]).
 
Dr. [[Gaius Baltar]] secretly provides the group a nuclear warhead (given to him to make his [[Cylon detector]] by then-Commander [[William Adama|Adama]]) in order to aid the future plans of Demand Peace member and [[Cylon agent|possibly disaffected Cylon]] agent [[Gina]].  After his election to the Presidencey, Baltar visits Gina aboard ''Cloud 9'' to break the news to her that his duties as President would limit the time he could spend with her.  In an attempt to get him to stay with her she gives in and against her better judgement has sex with him.  Feeling disgusted with herself and finally hitting bottom, she arms and detonates the nuclear warhead and destroys ''Cloud 9'' and several near-by ships just as Baltar is sworn in.  The fate of Demand Peace and the remainder of its members after the ''Cloud 9'' disaster is presently unknown ([[Lay Down Your Burdens, Part II]]).
 
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[[Image:Demand Peace 1.jpg|thumb|right|Demand Peace's manifesto pamphlet]]
 
==Known Members==
 
==Known Members==
  
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==Publications==
 
==Publications==
[[Image:Demand Peace 1.jpg|thumb|right|Demand Peace's manifesto pamphlet]]
 
 
  
 
The "Demand Peace" pamphlet read by ''Galactica'''s senior officers in "[[Epiphanies]]" contains the following statements:
 
The "Demand Peace" pamphlet read by ''Galactica'''s senior officers in "[[Epiphanies]]" contains the following statements:
  
 
Front page:
 
Front page:
<blockquote><p>DEMAND PEACE</p>
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<p>A MANIFESTO TO NEGOTIATE AN END TO THE SLAUGHTER</p></blockquote>
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<blockquote>'''DEMAND PEACE'''<br/>
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'''A MANIFESTO TO NEGOTIATE AN END TO THE SLAUGHTER'''
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</blockquote>
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</div>
  
 
First page:
 
First page:
<blockquote><p>DEMAND PEACE</p>
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<p>[...] the war. The answer to our suffering lies in negotiating a peace. This is our cause. This is your cause.</p>
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<blockquote>'''DEMAND PEACE'''<br/>
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'''[...] the war. The answer to our suffering lies in negotiating a peace. This is our cause. This is your cause.'''<br/>
  
<p>OUR CAUSE WILL SAVE MANKIND</p>
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'''OUR CAUSE WILL SAVE MANKIND'''<br/>
<p>Commander Adama would have you believe that he will save us. But can one man claim to save the future of all mankind? Clearly the task is too great for a warrior. It demands the perspective of a statesman and a historian. In short a democratic council. Is this what we have? Despite lip service to the processes of democracy the truth is [...]</p></blockquote>
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'''Commander Adama would have you believe that he will save us. But can one man claim to save the future of all mankind? Clearly the task is too great for a warrior. It demands the perspective of a statesman and a historian. In short a democratic council. Is this what we have? Despite lip service to the processes of democracy the truth is [...]'''<br/></blockquote>
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Second page:
 
Second page:
<blockquote><p>WE BELIEVE</p>
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<ol><li>Only open dialogue can save mankind.</li>
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<blockquote>'''WE BELIEVE'''
<li>The military is the servant, not the masters, of the fleet.</li>
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#Only open dialogue can save mankind.
<li>The cylons will respond to reasonable dialogue.</li>
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#The military is the servant, not the masters, of the fleet.
<li>Democracy is the key to responsible decision making for the future of mankind.</li>
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#The cylons will respond to reasonable dialogue.
<li>Man and Cylons can coexist in peace.</li>
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#Democracy is the key to responsible decision making for the future of mankind.
<li>We are at the dawn of a new beginning for mankind.</li>
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#Man and Cylons can coexist in peace.
<li>The enemies of peace are the enemies of mankind.</li></ol>
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#We are at the dawn of a new beginning for mankind.
 
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#The enemies of peace are the enemies of mankind.
<p>DEMAND PEACE</p></blockquote>
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'''DEMAND PEACE'''<br/></blockquote>
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</div>
  
 
Additionally, [[Saul Tigh]] quotes the following passage: "Do not be afraid. We are not terrorists, but we will not sit back while Adama's war machine continues to press us into cruel and futile conflict."
 
Additionally, [[Saul Tigh]] quotes the following passage: "Do not be afraid. We are not terrorists, but we will not sit back while Adama's war machine continues to press us into cruel and futile conflict."
  
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Revision as of 19:31, 12 September 2006

Demand Peace's operational emblem
Demand Peace's attack on the Daru Mozu

Demand Peace is an organization (operating out of Cloud 9) led by Royan Jahee that has sprung up within the fleet seeking peace with the Cylons. Their ideology has gained significant traction amongst the civilian population of the Fleet who believe surrender to the Cylons is preferable to a life on the run.

The movement has recently started making violent protests, striking against the Fleet's military assets, such as the ammunition stores of the battlestar Galactica and ore processing operations on the tylium refinery ship Daru Mozu.

The group's first known action began by sneaking a Demand Peace mole, Asha Janik, aboard Galactica to work as a civilian munitions worker. While there, she sabatoges Galactica's Vipers by producing faulty hollow-rounds for the fighter's guns. Galactica's crew members later capture and interrogate her. The next act of sabotage takes place about the tylium refinery ship Daru Mozu, where Demand Peace members aboard the ship detonate a bomb close to its FTL drive.

Dr. Gaius Baltar secretly provides the group a nuclear warhead (given to him to make his Cylon detector by then-Commander Adama) in order to aid the future plans of Demand Peace member and possibly disaffected Cylon agent Gina. After his election to the Presidencey, Baltar visits Gina aboard Cloud 9 to break the news to her that his duties as President would limit the time he could spend with her. In an attempt to get him to stay with her she gives in and against her better judgement has sex with him. Feeling disgusted with herself and finally hitting bottom, she arms and detonates the nuclear warhead and destroys Cloud 9 and several near-by ships just as Baltar is sworn in. The fate of Demand Peace and the remainder of its members after the Cloud 9 disaster is presently unknown (Lay Down Your Burdens, Part II).

Demand Peace's manifesto pamphlet

Known Members

Publications

The "Demand Peace" pamphlet read by Galactica's senior officers in "Epiphanies" contains the following statements:

Front page:

DEMAND PEACE

A MANIFESTO TO NEGOTIATE AN END TO THE SLAUGHTER

First page:

DEMAND PEACE

[...] the war. The answer to our suffering lies in negotiating a peace. This is our cause. This is your cause.

OUR CAUSE WILL SAVE MANKIND

Commander Adama would have you believe that he will save us. But can one man claim to save the future of all mankind? Clearly the task is too great for a warrior. It demands the perspective of a statesman and a historian. In short a democratic council. Is this what we have? Despite lip service to the processes of democracy the truth is [...]

Second page:

WE BELIEVE

  1. Only open dialogue can save mankind.
  2. The military is the servant, not the masters, of the fleet.
  3. The cylons will respond to reasonable dialogue.
  4. Democracy is the key to responsible decision making for the future of mankind.
  5. Man and Cylons can coexist in peace.
  6. We are at the dawn of a new beginning for mankind.
  7. The enemies of peace are the enemies of mankind.

DEMAND PEACE

Additionally, Saul Tigh quotes the following passage: "Do not be afraid. We are not terrorists, but we will not sit back while Adama's war machine continues to press us into cruel and futile conflict."