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CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers 23 March 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers 23 March 2017 This week in Prayers for Peacemakers we lift up a prayer of great thanksgiving for a successful Sabeel conference two weeks ago, and Steering Committee meetings, last week. Paraphrasing Psalm 133:1, "How good and pleasant it is when teammates sit together in unity!" Sabeel, an ecumenical center for liberation theology in Jerusalem, is a ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos March 14 - 20

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A week of occupation in photos: March 14 - 20View this email in your browser Child Arrest Pictured here: A Palestinian boy, who threw a stone at the reinforced checkpoint, was ambushed by three Israeli Border Police who were hiding within different buildings in the area. The boy was subsequently arrested and taken to a prison without his parents knowledge, ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » CANADA: Rally to end Islamophobia

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CANADA: Rally to end Islamophobia by Rachelle Friesen I am deeply humbled to stand beside all of you today, as we continue to confront Islamophobia, fascism and white supremacy - in all its manifestations. Yet, I also recognize who I am, and the land on which we stand. I am white. I am a settler. And I was born in ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » IRAQI KURDISTAN NEWSLETTER: January & February 2017-- Accompaniment and more!

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View this email in your browserJanuary & February 2017 Iraqi Kurdistan Accompaniment Awat Hassan talking to CPTers at his home. Photo by: Gabe CPT started around the clock accompaniment for Awat HassanTeachers' demonstrations in the city of Sulaimani continued in January 2017 as people demanded that their full salaries be paid and for a stop to corruption in the public ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers 15 March 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers 15 March 2017Last week the world commemorated the International Women's Day. Also we would like to acknowledge the power and leading role of women in struggle for justice and peace all around the world. Let us pray for all women members of the CPT projects, for all the women in the Administrative team and all our women ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos March 7-13

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A week of occupation in photos: March 07 - 13View this email in your browser Resistance and ResiliencePictured here: Palestinian women's cooperative show their presence every day in the Old market. (March 7, 2017) Friday Prayers Pictured here: Palestinians being blocked at the Israeli military checkpoint as they try to exercise their expression of faith.(March 10, 2017) The Sweet Shop ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): CPT Palestine February 2017 Newsletter--Remembering at Martyrs' Cemetery, Checkpoint 56 and more...

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CPT Palestine Newsletter - February 2017View this email in your browser Remembering at Martyrs' CemeteryOn a warm, sunny, Sunday noontime, 26 February 2017, at The Martyrs’ Cemetery on a hillside in Hebron, groups of Palestinian community leaders, political officials, the press, school children, members of the community and international observers gathered to remember the 29 lives that an American-Israeli settler, ... [Link]

morepraxis » ACT for Peace – East Africa Famine Appeal

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Right now, children are starving to death in South Sudan. This is the first time famine has been declared anywhere in the world in the last six years. And … [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers, 8 March 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers, 8 March 2017 by Salvador Castro Receive a fraternal embrace of peace and good. I will do whatever you ask in my name. John 14:13 Knowing that the power of prayer can move mountains, I would like to invite you to raise a prayer to heaven asking for the Creator's mercy to my city Barrancabermeja (Magdalena region, ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers 8 March 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers 8 March 2017 by Salvador Castro Receive a fraternal embrace of peace and good. I will do whatever you ask of me in my name. John 14:13. Knowing that the power of prayer can move the mountains, he invites them to raise a prayer to heaven asking for the mercy of the creator of my city (Barrancabermeja, ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos February 28 - March 6

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A week of occupation in photos: February 28 - March 06View this email in your browser Disregard of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsPictured here: Palestinians being detained at the Mosque Checkpoint on their way to Friday Prayer by Israeli Border Police, regardless of Article 18, Freedom to manifest religious practices. (March 3, 2017) Discrimination Pictured here: On the weekly ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » CPT INTERNATIONAL: Train with CPT – Join CPT’s Peacemaker Corps

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CPTnet March 2, 2017 CPT INTERNATIONAL: Train with CPT – Join CPT’s Peacemaker Corps Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is currently accepting applications for its Peacemaker Corps. Join us in building partnerships to transform violence and oppression! Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and have completed, or plan to complete, a short-term CPT Delegation or internship. Qualified applicants ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers 1 March 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers 1 March 2017Created, Guided, and Delivered for Liberation: A Prayer for Times Like These. by Chris Knestrick Creator God, You created us for right and just relationships. You have called your people back to your embrace To that garden of equality and mutuality To healthy relationships based on respect and love To be laborers that harvest life. ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos February 21-27

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CPTnet28 February 2017AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos February 21-27A week of occupation in photos: February 21 - February 27View this email in your browser "Dismantle the Ghetto, Take Settlers Out of Hebron" ActionPictured here: The CPT Hebron team joined their partners on the ground during the "Dismantle the Ghetto, Take Settlers Out of Hebron" action. Different groups rallied under ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » INDIGENOUS PEOPLES SOLIDARITY AND MENNONITE CHURCH CANADA PLAN PILGRIMAGE FOR INDIGENOUS RIGHTS IN ONTARIO THIS SPRING.

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CPTnet 27 February 2017 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES SOLIDARITY AND MENNONITE CHURCH CANADA PLAN PILGRIMAGE FOR INDIGENOUS RIGHTS IN ONTARIO THIS SPRING. CPT-Indigenous Peoples Solidarity team is partnering with Mennonite Church Canada for a 600 km walk this spring (April 23-May 14) from Kitchener to Ottawa, ON to engage churches in a series of conversations about the United Nations Declaration on the ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 February 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers, 22 February 2017 This year marks fifty years of the illegal Israeli military occupation of Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem and the life of apartheid for Palestinians. 23 years ago, an Israeli settler Baruch Goldstein killed 29 Palestinians during their morning prayers in Hebron / Al-Khalil. In commemoration of this Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre, and the ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos February 14-20

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CPTnet21 February 2017 AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos February 14-20 "Dismantle the Ghetto, Take Settlers Out of Hebron"Pictured here: After Friday prayers, Palestinians gathered outside the Ibrahimi Mosque to promote the campaign "Dismantle the Ghetto, Take Settlers Out of Hebron", which calls for Right to Life and Freedom of Movement. This campaign commemorates the 23rd anniversary of the Ibrahimi ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » COLOMBIA PUBLIC WITNESS REFLECTION: Killing social leaders is massacring hope

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CPTnet17 February 2017COLOMBIA PUBLIC WITNESS REFLECTION: Killing social leaders is massacring hopeby Salvador Castro Colombia is a country of diverse realities and of melancholic complexities, a place where violence has become a daily bread and the claws of criminal death constantly obscure the way. But, as an oasis in the desert, there exist men and women who refresh hopes and ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » Prayers for Peacemakers. 16 February 2017

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Prayers for Peacemakers. 16 February 2017Sometimes we may think that people joining various state and non-state military and armed groups do so out of conviction. However, that does not entirely reflect reality. Large numbers of men and women have joined armies because of economic conditions, lack of opportunities, limited access to education and other situations of inequality. Many others were ... [Link]

CPTnet stories » AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos February 7-February 13

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CPTnet14 February 2017AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) A week in photos February 7-February 13 Education DisruptedPictured here: On two mornings this week, as children tried to pass through the checkpoints to go to school, soldiers delayed them by turning the turnstile on and off. This trapped the children on the inside of the checkpoint and even within the turnstile itself. On this particular ... [Link]