The Association of World Citizens, a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the United Nations, cooperates fully with the World Interfaith Harmony Week, which takes place February 1-7.
Although West Papua is only about 125 km from Boigu Island, Australia’s northern point, very few Australians know much about it. It is a beautiful land, but it is shrouded in secrecy.
Last month, as US border patrol agents began rounding up Central American women and children denied asylum, a small group of international peace activists from Voices for Creative Nonviolence boarded a plane for Helsinki, Finland, to visit two longtime Iraqi friends who fled Baghdad last summer and somehow completed a perilous seven-week journey over land and sea
I'm honored to announce that Oregon FOR and FOR-USA have established scholarships — for youth and young adult peace and justice activists and scholars, ages 15 to 34 — to the FOR Centennial Conference in
NOT GUILTY verdict returned as Reverend Sekou acquitted in Ferguson Praying While Black case
As the trial of prominent St. Louis-based activist, author and theologian Reverend Osagyefo Sekou enters its second day, the corrupt and stagnant state of the Ferguson municipal court system is once again under a national spotlight.
February 5th, 2016: Nearly 500 days after his arrest as he knelt between advancing police and a group of peaceful protestors in Ferguson in late 2014, the Reverend Osagyefo Sekou will stand trial on Monday.
This week, I will be traveling to Washington, DC, along with other representatives from FOR to further our efforts to advocate on behalf of Syrian refugees and counter Islamophobia.