Iraq

  • 16 Mar 2007

    Vigil to commemorate the release of Norman Kember and the other hostages in Iraq (26 November 2005 - 23 March 2006), to commemorate the death of Tom Fox and to remember the on-going suffering of peopl

  • 16 Mar 2007

    World Council of Churches general secretary Dr Samuel Kobia says that US determination to escalate its military presence is making things worse not better

  • 13 Mar 2007

    Thousands of Christians from across the US will gather on Friday in Washington DC to mark the fourth anniversary of the Iraq War.

  • 13 Mar 2007

    Thousands of Christians from across the US will gather on Friday in Washington DC to mark the fourth anniversary of the Iraq War.

  • 23 Feb 2007

    Many thousands of Christians -Evangelicals, Protestants, Orthodox, Anglicans, peace churches, Black majority congregations and Roman Catholics - are preparing to pray, process and protest throughout the United States on 16 March 2007, to mark the fourth anniversary of the war and occupation of Iraq.

  • 5 Feb 2007

    I have been travelling in the Philippines where news of increased troop levels and warfare in Iraq reaches us. Although it has been many months since I was in Baghdad, where I listened to the stories of detainees, I have a clear image of the increased burden of violence. I imagine with horror the columns of military vehicles weaving their way in narrow streets where homes and storefronts of my friends' neighbourhoods abound.

  • 26 Jan 2007

    Concerns are growing at the level of hardship being experienced across Jordan as a result of the growing number of Iraqi refugees, in what Christian charity World Emergency Relief (WER) is calling a ‘hidden crisis'.

  • 26 Jan 2007

    The Church World Service has expressed its sadness at the apparently targeted killing of noted Iraqi peace and reconciliation advocate and trauma-healing specialist Dr. Alharith Abdulhameed Hassan.

  • 25 Jan 2007

    Christian peace campaigner Brian Haw, who maintained a protest against the Iraq war for over 2000 days in Parliament Square, has had a series of charges against him under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act dismissed in the High Court by Judge Quentin Purdy ‚Ä' who criticized the way the case had been brought.

  • 22 Jan 2007

    A Christian campaigner has been sent to prison for refusing to pay a fine arising from a demonstration against the invasion of Iraq.