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  • December 24, 2009

    Peace activist Harmeet Singh Sooden has expressed dismay over the Canadian Government's failure to address an official complaint about his mistreatment by Israeli authorities, after taking more than a year to respond.

  • December 23, 2009

    hard nosed adults should put Santa Claus and his ancient partner Saint Nicholas back into the holiday season, says Gene Stoltzfus. There's more reality and challenge in the myth than we might imagine.

  • December 16, 2009

    In his Nobel Peace Prize speech, President Obama deftly distanced himself and his office from pacifist traditions as a President with responsibilities consistent with empire must do, says Gene Stoltzfus. But the challenge of peacemaking goes deeper than political machinations.

  • November 20, 2009

    Harmeet Singh Sooden, who came to international attention when he was held hostage with other peacemakers in 2005, has joined an international human rights delegation travelling to Iraqi Kurdistan this month.

  • November 18, 2009

    Israeli settlers in the South Hebron Hills of the West Bank have been harassing a Palestinian family walking home, then beat and robbed two peace workers who accompanied them.

  • October 15, 2009
  • October 7, 2009

    An international group of Christians have marked the eighth anniversary of the beginning of the war in Afghanistan by blockading a key military base while sharing holy communion, music and Bible readings.

  • June 28, 2009

    As Cardiff was officially announced as host for the second annual Armed Forces Day celebrations in 2010, the government was urged to develop a defence policy focused on conflict resolution.

  • June 19, 2009

    An activist from one of our partner organisations Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) writes about his life in prison, after he was jailed for breaking into an arms factory and disabling weapons.

  • June 16, 2009

    Following the announcement that the Iraq war inquiry will be held in private, it has been suggested today that Armed Forces Day should be an opportunity to think honestly about military intervention and the alternatives.