Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Links for Palestinian and other Peace Organizations

Holy Land Trust sponsors a Peace and Reconciliation project as well as the Palestine Summer Encounter.

Rapprochement is very active in non violent resistance in the Beit Sahour, Beit Jala, and Bethlehem areas.

Forusa leads delegations and does women's nonviolent resistance work.

Christian Peacemaker Teams sends trained internationals to listen, and talk with people on both sides of the conflict. Art Gish's wonderful book, Hebron Journal: Stories of Nonviolent Peacemaking(2001, Herald Press) came out of his experiences as a member of CPT.

International Solidarity Movement
ISM is a Palestinian-led movement committed to resisting the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land using nonviolent, direct-action methods and principles. They do training and welcome participation of internationals in active resistance in the Occupied Territories.

The Michigan Peace Team does nonviolent training and sends teams to serve as a peaceful presence in domestic and international conflicts.

The Palestine Right to Return Coalition is a broad-based, non-partisan, democratic, and charitable organization of grassroots activists and students committed to comprehensive public education on the rights of all Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and lands of origin, and to be granted full restitution of all their confiscated and destroyed property in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International law and the numerous United Nations Resolutions upholding such rights.

Wi'am: Palestine Conflict Resolution Center does non-violent resistance and reconciliation work in the Bethlehem area.

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