Archive - Nov 11, 2008

COLOMBIA: Colombian Social Movements and the International Community

The 18th and 19th of October, CPTers Sarah Shirk and JuliĆ”n GutiĆ©rrez CastaƱo went to Bolivar City in Bogota to participate in the 3rd Coalition Meeting of Colombian Social Movements and Organizations.Ā  Participants discussed many subjects, all connected to one objective: ā€œPeace with integral, sustainable, and lasting social justice.ā€Ā 

IRAQ UPDATE: 21-29 October 2008


Tuesday, 21 October
Chihchun Yuan, Anne Montgomery, Craig Kite, and Bob Holmes returned to Suleimaniya, ending a two month absence of the team.Ā  A member of the Muslim Peacemaker Teams (MPT) in Najef asked if the team could help find accommodations for thirty soccer players from Najef coming to Kurdistan for a bridge-building tournament between Arab and Kurdish Iraqis.