Category - christian peacemaker teams

  • October 22, 2008

    A new Christian Peacemaker Teams report about the military escort of Palestinian children to school in At-Tuwani in 2007-8 details a catalogue of violent settler attacks on the children and complacency by the Israeli army.

  • July 29, 2008

    Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian children and two Christian Peacemaker Teams workers as they walked to their village of Tuba on Sunday 27 July. The children had been attending summer camp in the village of At-Tuwani.

  • July 14, 2008

    Christians have lived in conformity to the ethics of Caesar too long, says Simon Barrow. As Christendom fades, fresh possibilities for peace emerge from a renewed understanding of what it means to be the Body of Christ.

  • July 2, 2008

    Israeli soldiers have assaulted Christian Peacemakers and shot and killed a Palestinian youth in a village north of Hebron.

  • June 19, 2008

    A Christian peace activist who spent 188 days as a hostage in Iraq has been jailed, assaulted and forcibly deported from Israel. Harmeet Sooden, a peace activist from New Zealand, was deported after four days imprisonment.

  • May 30, 2008

    Ekklesia has contributed to a forthcoming book on the Christian Peacemaker Teams Iraq hostage crisis and its ramifications.

  • February 21, 2008

    In a world where we are used to generalizing, it is inevitable that we will continue to use expressions like “the rich” and “the poor”, says Paul Mukerji. But his time in Colombia led him to question the way this division is formulated.

  • February 9, 2008

    Supporters of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) and On Earth Peace, an agency of the US Church of the Brethren, have visited the West Bank and Israel to explore civil society responses to conflict, security and community.

  • February 8, 2008

    When is a terrorist a terrorist, and how is the violence of occupier and occupied to be understood and responded to by those committed to nonviolence? Dianne Roe asks the questions from an assignment in Palestine with CPT.

  • February 4, 2008

    Some international peaceworkers in Colombia have decided not to join a march today against guerilla group FARC. Local human rights activists say it "dangerously oversimplifies" the quest for a just peace.