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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.


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. Air National Guard’s...

Posted by Kathy Kelly 1 week 5 hours ago

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 19 weeks 1 day ago

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Posted by Kathy Kelly 27 weeks 2 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 29 weeks 6 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 30 weeks 1 day ago