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CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 June 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 June 2017Last week, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Greek island of Lesbos and caused damages to a village and many buildings on the island. The CPT team on Lesbos is safe. However, the tremor cracked a wall of one of the meeting places for the refugee and local communities that CPT's partners worked hard to ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 13 - 19

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AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 13 - 19 Daily Detainment Pictured here: Israeli soldiers detain a young Palestinian man for several minutes at Bab el-Baladyeh. This week CPT recorded 2 detainments, 1 of a sixteen-year-old child who was detained for an hour and a half. CPT also recorded the arrests of two adults, one only 18 years old. ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » GREECE: Moria, plea for freedom and improved living conditions for refugees detained in a camp on Lesbos

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CPTnet 20 June 2017 GREECE: Moria, plea for freedom and improved living conditions for refugees detained in a camp on Lesbos. by: Aaron Kaufmann, CPT Europe regional project coordinator I do not know how the town of Moria got its name. Perhaps it has a specific meaning in Greek, a language in which I lack any skill. Perhaps it was ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » CPT Position Opening: COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Posted 8 days ago

CPT Position Opening:COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Christian Peacemaker Teams seeks a full-time, talented, creative and detail-oriented Communications Coordinator to facilitate amplifying the voices of our partners and articulating the organization’s mission, vision and values through the framework of undoing oppressions. The position involves working closely with field teams to strategize and coordinate CPT’s story-telling vehicles and mechanisms in ways that engage world-wide ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers, 15 June 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers, 15 June 2017 On 12 June, the world commemorates the World Day Against Child Labour.* The focus of this international observance is to raise awareness and strengthen efforts to prevent child labour. According to the data of the International Labour Organization, more than 168 million of children around the world are forced into work that "deprives them ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos June 5 - 12

Posted 10 days ago

A week of occupation in photos: June 6 - June 12View this email in your browser "Resist with Prayer" Pictured here: The 15th day of Ramadan marked the lunar anniversary of the 1994 massacre in Al-Ibrahimi Mosque, in which 29 Palestinians were killed by a Jewish settler while they were praying inside. On this 24th anniversary, our local partner, Dismantle ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » IRAQI KURDISTAN: Drying up Kormor's Water of Life

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CPTnet 12 June 2017 IRAQI KURDISTAN: Drying up Kormor's Water of Life by Weldon Nisly Springs flowed with the water of life for the village of Kormor. For generations springs supplied abundant water to sustain Kormor's people, plants, and animals in this arid land of the Kirkuk region of Iraqi Kurdistan. No more. All of Kormor's springs have dried up. ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » INDIGENOUS PEOPLES SOLIDARITY. Spirited Reflection: Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights.

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CPTnet 9 June 2017 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES SOLIDARITY. Spirited Reflection: Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights.by Esther Townshend But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos May 30 - June 5

Posted 15 days ago

Secret Search Pictured here: An Israeli soldier stands guard as other members of his patrol take a young Palestinian man around the corner to be searched out of sight of foreign monitors. The man was stopped, ID checked, and body searched as he was walking through the tunnels of the Old City. The Israeli military conducts these patrols several times ... [Link]

morepraxis » Canvas of My Life

Posted 15 days ago

Love this short film on life balance, passion and being a father. Long before Hollywood got ahold of Jason Momoa and turned him into a savage warlord and our latest … [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers. 7 June 2017

Posted 16 days ago

Prayers for Peacemakers. 7 June 2017More and more people are becoming aware of the consequences of the industrialization of our world. The pollution of the air, soil and water resources has increased notably because of the so called development. Extremely dry seasons, prolonged cold winters, numerous floods and landslides are just some examples of the impact of the massive industrial ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » IRAQI KURDISTAN NEWSLETTER: Spring 2017- Border Bombing, Oil Issues and more!!

Posted 17 days ago

Iraqi Kurdistan We wish all of our Muslim teammates, CPTers, Supporters and friends a happy Ramadan. Border BombingAfter the peace agreement broke between the Turkish state and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in 2015, Turkey has regularly bombed villages in the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan. The Turkish state claims they are only targeting the PKK. However, Christian Peacemaker Teams-Iraqi Kurdistan (CPT-IK) ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for peacemakers. 3 June 2017

Posted 20 days ago

Prayers for peacemakers. 3 June 2017 "Ramadan Kareem" to our Muslim CPT members, partners and friends who together with the multitude of Muslim communities around the world join in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan. Those who observe Ramadan abstain from food, drink and other physical needs from dawn until sunset. However, the essence of Ramadan is much deeper ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos May 23 - 29

Posted 3 weeks ago

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos May 23 - 29 Counter-Settler Tour Pictured here: CPT monitored its first counter-settler tour created in partnership with a local tour guide. The tour takes place at the same time as the weekly settler incursion in the Old City, offering a narrative of Palestinian history and culture in al-Khalil and explaining the impact of ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): CPT Palestine May 2017 Newsletter--Old City Shop: Jewelry, Why do you keep going back? and more...

Posted 4 weeks ago

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): CPT Palestine May 2017 Newsletter--Old City Shop: Jewelry, Why do you keep going back? and more.. Old City Shop: JewelryMospah follows in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. He has been making and selling jewelry in the same shop in the Old City souq for fifty years. Why does he do what he does, where he does? ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » IRAQI KURDISTAN: As adults, we are just afraid for our children; residents of Merkejia speak with CPT about the impacts of the Turkish bombings.

Posted 4 weeks ago

CPTnet 29 May 2017 IRAQI KURDISTAN: As adults, we are just afraid for our children; residents of Merkejia speak with CPT about the impacts of the Turkish bombings. by: Julie Brown The explosion was massive, even through the small video on Kak Najib’s phone we could see the devastation and huge plume of smoke that engulfed the whole side of ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers. 26 May 2017

Posted 4 weeks ago

Prayers for Peacemakers. 26 May 2017 Oftentimes, we are not thankful for all the blessings in our life and we do not recognize the privileges we have. When we are able to have a job, to have a legal status, to feel safe and free, to be healthy or able-bodied, for example. When often strongly realize and feel their lack ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos May 16 - 22

Posted 4 weeks ago

AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos May 16 - 22 Constant ThreatPictured here: These three photos capture three arrests of Palestinians this past week, two of whom are under 16. In the past three weeks CPT has witnessed an increase in systematic detainments and arrests of Palestinians in the H2 area of Al Khalil by the Golani infantry brigade. The ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » GREECE: Arc of voices. The work of resistance of CPT partners on Lesvos.

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CPTnet 23 May 2017 GREECE: Arc of voices. The work of resistance of CPT partners on Lesvos. by Rûnbîr Serkepkanî Images of boats, of people with arms stretched out for water, of children getting barbecued by the midday sun at the port, hunger strikes and many other unpleasant things—these are the images which I associate with Mytilene, and for a ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers. 19 May, 2017

Posted 5 weeks ago

Prayers for Peacemakers. 19 May, 2017 This week we would like to share a good news and express our gratitude for the nomination of CPT for the Nobel Peace Prize. The American Friends Service Committee has announced their official nominee for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize and it is Christian Peacemaker Teams! This is a great honor for the organization. ... [Link]