For nearly 25 years, thousands of human rights activists have gathered every November for a vigil at the main gate of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, formerly known as the US Army School of the Americas — SOA — loca
When we see the water ─that most sacred of elements─ disappear from rivers and streams
It’s hard to stay optimistic right now. With civilians under attack in Gaza, innocents being shot out of the sky in Ukraine, people threatened with water shut-offs in Detroit and being denied their basic humanity at U.S.
how long will
this people be wrathful,
this nation that feasts
on the tears of its own trauma
so that it might strike out
again and again
against enemies real and imagined?
this nation repeatedly plucked
from its vine until
The use of rockets by Islamic groups from Gaza toward Israel and the more deadly use of rockets and bombs by Israeli forces toward Gaza have raised in a dramatic way the possibility of banning rocket use in the Middle East.
Kabul— On July 10, 2014, in New York State, Judge David Gideon sentenced Mary Anne Grady Flores to a year in prison and fined her $1,000 for photographing a peaceful demonstration at the U.S.
As many of you, I have had a difficult time dealing with the feelings that arise in response to what is happening in Israel/Palestine. Perhaps more important than my feelings is, what can I do to help?
Today, from sunrise to sunset, almost all Muslims and a newly larger number of Jews are fasting — this year, sharing the Muslim fast of Ramadan and the Jewish 17th day of Tammuz as a Fast for Peace, a one-day Hunger Strike Against Violence, a call for cease-
We mourn the dramatically escalating violence in Gaza, Israel, and the West Bank, and the resistance of political extemists to international calls for a ceasefire.