Pictures From Summer Camp by Kathy Kelly July 27, 2008 At 6:45 a.m. this morning, our friend, Joel Gulledge, called from At-Tuwani, a village in the West Bank where he and another Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) member were escorting Palestinian children to a local summer daycamp, protecting them from hostile Israeli settlers. A masked settler,… Continue reading Pictures From Summer Camp by Kathy Kelly
Istiklal by Kathy Kelly July 3, 2008 The city of Amman, Jordan, is awash with numerous colorful signs that proclaim independence, “Istiklal.” The word is found on posters and placards in store windows. It names a major thoroughfare, a hospital, and a shopping center. Appreciation for independence is palpable, and this could be said for… Continue reading Istiklal by Kathy Kelly
[PeaceJournal.org Editor’s Note: This website supports the right of return of the Palestinian people to their confiscated properties in Israel. Lasting peace can only be achieved if justice is achieved, starting with a recognition of all Palestinian rights. Let’s be clear as well that this website abhors and condemns the recent suicide bombing in Israel.… Continue reading Obama remarks at AIPAC Policy Forum
What happened in Nahr Al Bared? by Michael Birmingham The systematic burning and destruction of a Palestinian camp in Lebanon – the media is banned and the world is silent? Nahr Al Bared is a Palestinian refugee camp in the north of Lebanon which has been home to about 40,000 Palestinian people, most of whom… Continue reading What Happened in Nahr Al Bared?