violence

  • January 9, 2010

    Neither the government of Yemen nor outside forces have much influence on how it runs, says Giles Fraser. But strangely, football can prove the Esperanto that builds common ground.

  • September 21, 2009

    The head of Kenya's largest Protestant church grouping, the Rev Peter Karanja, says people who instigated violence after the disputed 2007 elections in the east African country must be held to account.

  • August 11, 2009

    The values we are willing to tolerate and those we would like, need to be brought closer together, says Jill Segger. Forgiveness and grace need to be part of the picture if destruction is not to reign.

  • July 4, 2009

    Protestant churches in Kenya have delivered a one-million signature petition to the International Criminal Court at The Hague urging investigations of post-election violence.

  • July 3, 2009

    Christians aged roughly 18-30 will assemble in London this evening for a weekend of training in nonviolence. The event is organised by the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FoR) as part of a project to develop practical peacemaking skills.

  • June 20, 2009

    War and military service can be a male attractant, says Jill Segger. If we will work with the grain of male nature wherever conscience permits and be honest in respecting its virtues, we will hold a better chance of being heard when we are compelled to stand against it.

  • May 16, 2009

    Victims burned to death in a Kenya Assemblies of God church in what was seen as one of the ugliest symbols of violence that followed the country's disputed election back in 2007 have been laid to rest with pleas for healing of past wounds.

  • March 6, 2009

    To mark International Women’s Day 2009, the World Association of Christian Communication (WACC) is calling attention to the opportunities presented to news media to reverse the tide of endemic gender-based violence.

  • February 3, 2009

    A religious peace gathering in Philadelphia, USA, featured daily acts of opposition to gun violence held at a gun store in the city. The actions included non-violent protest, prayer, and civil disobedience.

  • September 25, 2008

    Anabaptists in India say they have been horrified that Christians have had to the jungle with nothing but the clothes on their backs, fearing for their lives because of communal violence in a country once known for religious tolerance.