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Afghanistan


Our goals

No More War For Afghanistan

The Fellowship of Reconciliation has been against the war and occupation of Afghanistan from the beginning. FOR’s direct work on Afghanistan started with “Our Journey to Smile,” a collaborative project with the Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers and Voices for Creative Nonviolence in 2009.

At FOR’s Afghanistan program, we try to expand awareness of the impact of war on Afghans, the high costs of the war machine, and to promote alternatives to war and violence in Afghanistan. Through this channel, FOR tries to deliver the message from Afghan civilians to our members.

In collaboration with our Afghan partners, FOR promotes nonviolent practice as well as conflict resolution through peaceful means. FOR is an advocate of peace in Afghanistan, of ending the occupation and for funding education in Afghanistan.

Blog

Salam from Afghanistan, where the Afghan New Year (Nao Roz  / New Day / Nowruz) is just days away on the 21st of March.  Alas, peace is much further away.

Posted by Dr. Hakim 4 weeks 5 days ago

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Posted by Kathy Kelly 12 weeks 6 days ago

From Egypt to Afghanistan: Who is my enemy?

From Sherif in Egypt

My dear enemy, I kill you with love…

Posted by Leila Zand 15 weeks 4 days ago

Kabul, Afghanistan is “home” to hundreds of thousands of children who have no home.  Many of them live in squalid refugee camps with families that have been displaced by violence and war.  Bereft of any income in a city already burdened...

Posted by Kathy Kelly 15 weeks 5 days ago

On November 16, 2013, eight-year-old Hashim s/o Abdul Hamid and nine-year-old Zukoom s/o Abdul Majid were on the streets of Kabul polishing boots, when a suicide bombing (in opposition to the...

Posted by Dr. Hakim 18 weeks 4 days ago