cpt

  • 24 Jun 2011

    Edinburgh will be awash with military symbolism and celebration today (25 June 2011), as the city hosts the national event for Armed Forces Day - which David Cameron last year said should be “an explosion of red white and blue all over the country.” That thought may cause SNP First Minister Alex Salmond at least a moment's hiccup as he stands next to the PM on the podium!

  • 25 Apr 2011

    A new song was playing on Iraqi Kurdistan radio just before Easter, which included the lines, "Don't kill this generation" and "don't kill the future." Michele Naar-Obed from Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) recounts part of the untold story of nonviolent action and brutal state violence in Suleimaniya and Kawler, the state capital.

  • 26 Jan 2011

    Our friends and associates at Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) in North America are embarked on the process of seeking a full-time co-director.

  • 1 Sep 2010

    The future of Iraq is more complex and uncertain than the current US narrative, says a report published today by Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq.

  • 31 Aug 2010

    It is one thing to sit in a comfortable, safe environment and talk about the courage needed to embrace nonviolence in the context of active armed conflict, writes Garland Robertson. It is something quite different to embrace nonviolence personally in the face of great danger and to break allegiance with a violent company that actively pursues traitors. This is the story of one such person, a Kurd from Western Iran.

  • 12 Mar 2010
  • 12 Mar 2010

    Gene Stoltzfus, the founding director of Christian Peacemaker Teams, who has died aged 69, inspired thousands of people to put their lives on the line resisting violence and injustice.

  • 18 Nov 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.

  • 3 Mar 2009

    Christian Peacemaker Teams in Colombia has released its compilation International Humanitarian Law (IHL) violations witnessed by or reported to the Colombia team in the calendar year of 2008.

  • 6 Jan 2009

    What we see in Gaza is the abyss of violence, says Simon Barrow. Limiting retribution is important, but in the longer run only active, nonviolent love can challenge the destructive politics of vengeance.