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IFOR Centennial invitation

The International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) celebrates this year its hundredth anniversary. The movement was born out of an international peace conference held in Konstanz, Germany, in early August 1914. The event itself as well as the fact that there was a significant movement for peace and friendship between the nations is largely unknown today.

FOR job posting: National Director of Organizing [filled]

Update: This position has been filled.

The Fellowship of Reconciliation, the nation’s first interfaith peace and justice organization founded a century ago, seeks a National Director of Organizing (NDO).

Download a PDF version of this job listing.

Recalling the Seegers: Who will be this year's peace awardees?

Each year, the Fellowship of Reconciliation awards three peace prizes — international, national, and local — to individuals or organizations whose commitment to peace, justice, and reconciliation is recognized as extraordinary.

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FOR Panel Discussion on American Drone Wars

FOR hosted an Internet panel discussion on America’s Drone Wars at Vonvo.com, which combines live images of the speakers with a chat box for comments and questions.

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Under International Law, Drone Wars are Illegal

On January 31, I made the following argument before a Court in the town of DeWitt where I was charged with Disorderly Conduct for protesting the MQ9 Reaper drones flown from Hancock Base over Afghanistan. I argue that the War on Terror is illegal under International Law and drone attacks in particular violate both Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law.

A response to "Rethinking German Pacifism"

In late 2013, a well-known German journalist named Jochen Bittner (his byline appears regularly in Die Zeit and Time) published an op-ed article in The New York Times titled “Rethinking German Pacifism.” It begins provocatively, “Would the Germany of today help liberate the

Grupos en América Latina se Movilizan Contra el Gasto Militar

Una participación sin precedentes se vió en América, durante la tercera jornada del Día de Acción Global contra el Gasto Militar, llevada a cabo el 15 de abril de 2013.

Advocating Humanitarian Access in Syria

Last Friday, the Fellowship of Reconciliation joined 36 other humanitarian, human rights, and peace organizations from 14 countries to call on the UN Security Council for full access for humanitarian assistance in Syria.

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The CIA’s Air War in Colombia

By Gina Spigarelli

On December 21, the Washington Post published a detailed investigative report by Dana Priest on covert CIA and NSA operations, still underway in Colombia, to kill high-ranking officers of FARC and ELN guerrillas.

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Lessons from a Peace Community and the Political Economy of Conflict

By Luke Finn

Originally published by North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) blog.