Demilitarization of Life & Land
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The Fellowship of Reconciliation-USA joins individuals, faith communities, organizations and nations around the world in decrying and mourning this latest display of the violence that permeates our globe.
Along with our prayers for Paris where 129 have lost their lives, we pray for Beirut where 43 were killed, and Baghdad where 26 died in the same 48-hour period. We pray for Syrians who are now being subjected to increased air strikes.
How many victims of silence there are, and at what cost! Silence has its laws and its demands… Silence demands that its enemies disappear suddenly and without a trace. Silence prefers that no voice of complaint or protest or indignation disturb its calm. And when such a voice is heard, silence strikes with all its might to restore the status quo ante – the state of silence. Ryszard Kapuscmski in The Soccer War
25 November is the UN-proclaimed International Day for the...
22 November, 2015 - On the one year anniversary of the police shooting of 12 year old Tamir Rice, the Reverend Osagyefo Sekou sent courage and support to his family and the many who side with justice converging on Cleveland, rallying in their home towns and demanding justice from Mizzou to Minneapolis.
The Reverend Sekou also echoed the chorus of calls for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty to immediately step aside and appoint an independent special prosecutor.
“A year after the murder of this baby, our child, by Cleveland Police Officers...