CPT International

An image of a pane of glass shattered by a bullet but still together.

Living in uncertainty

Conflict is volatile and uncertain. Living in this reality is stressful and exhausting. May we find the strength to persevere and the hope in a possibility for change.

dozens of people march together down a city street lined with tall buildings and a clock tower is visible in the distance. The person at the front wears a ribbon skirt and carries a drum, holding their fist in the air. They are also leading a dog on a leash. Several others carry drums and hold their fists in the air.

Decolonization or Extinction

The roadmaps for decolonization have been written. Through movements centered in Indigenous solidarity we can shift our understandings of sovereign from individuality to relational strength in sharing.

Two people stand to the left with their backs to the camera, wearing blue vests and red hats. In the background, one person stands facing the camera holding a microphone and the other stands holding one side of a banner that reads "Cuide su salud, consuma alimentos sanos, no consuma chatarra"

CPT celebrates May Day by implementing living wage

There is no monetary amount that could represent the quality of this work. So while we do not compensate for the value of labour, we want to compensate so that CPTers can live a healthy life.

An aerial image of a city street with the words LA VIE DES NOIRES COMPTE painted on the street. Text is superimposed at the bottom of the image that reads "Words. They Matter."

Words. They Matter.

This is a call to listen boldly to perspectives different from your own. 

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Commemorating milestones

Having Colombians as part of this international accompaniment team was met with skepticism on several fronts. Some of our partners felt unsafe; they were not sure that Colombian accompaniment would have the same dissuasive power with armed groups as they felt foreigners had.

Peiman Talib lays on a bed on the left side of the room while CPTer Mohammad Salah documents the testimony accompanied by her familiy members

An evolving experiment toward solidarity

Many of the people who joined the first Christian Peacemaker Team trainings in the 1990s came inspired by Ron Sider’s 1984 vision of brave, committed

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