Turning faith into action for peace

CPT builds partnerships to transform violence and oppression.

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Inclusive, multi-faith, spiritually guided peacemaking. We approach injustice from a spirit of faith and compassion.

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CPT accompanies and supports our partners in their local peacemaking work in situations of violent oppression.

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Committed to undoing the structures of oppression that feed violence, both in society and within our organization.

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COLOMBIA: Soldados del Ejército de Colombia Violan a una Niña Indígena

3 August 2020
Colombia se encuentra indignada porque siete soldados del Ejército Nacional violaron a una niña indígena de 11 años de edad. La menor pertenece al Resguardo Gitó Dokabú del pueblo Embera Katio, ubicado en el corregimiento de Santa Cecilia, municipio de Pueblo Rico, Risaralda.

Solidaridad con migrantes en la Región Egea: Siete pisos abajo – segregación racial en Mitilene

31 July 2020
La Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos, adoptada en 1948, afirma que toda persona “tiene los derechos y libertades proclamados en esta Declaración, sin distinción alguna”.

Fronteras Necropolíticas: ¿A quién se le permite vivir?

30 July 2020
¿Cuál es el significado de vivir en una isla fronteriza y cuánto se expandió este significado durante el período de cuarentena? El 2020 tuvo un inicio difícil para la Isla de Lesbos.

No hay Orgullo en el Genocidio: Acabemos con Canada Day

30 July 2020
Otro Canada Day ha pasado este mes, llegó en medio de un momento histórico palpitante en el que las conversaciones acerca de la raza, las inequidades sociales y la historia de nuestra nación han cobrado otra vez relevancia en la esfera pública gracias a las protestas masivas y los esfuerzos organizativos de les afrodescendientes, indígenas y personas racializadas contra la brutalidad policial.
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Colombia

Accompanying small farming and mining communities caught in the crossfire of decades of war and, more recently, hyper-development. Partnering with local human rights organizations. Highlighting the effects of a conflict that has permeated urban social structures through organized crime, trafficking, and displacement from rural areas.

Iraqi Kurdistan

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Partnering with mountain village and shepherd communities that peacefully resist displacement and destruction caused by cross-border military operations. Accompanying human rights defenders and civil initiatives standing against oppression. Documenting impacts of violence on civilians and advocating locally and internationally for change.

Palestine

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Supporting Palestinian-led, nonviolent, grassroots resistance to the Israeli occupation and the unjust structures that uphold it. Documenting human rights violations in occupied Palestine. Partnering with local Palestinian and Israeli peacemakers and educating the international community to help create a space for justice and peace.

Turtle Island Solidarity Network

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CPT's Indigenous Solidarity work is now carried by the Turtle Island Solidarity Network (TISN), which shares resources and takes action to support Indigenous Solidarity efforts across Turtle Island (North America). CPTers who are members of TISN take part in actions, workshops, and presentations focused on reconciliation, undoing settler colonialism, and training settlers in US and Canada to understand and participate in Indigenous Solidarity.

Aegean Migrant Solidarity

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Partnering with local and international organizations committed to solidarity with refugees who are nonviolently defending their human rights. Reporting on the inhumane living situations in the military-run refugee camp Moria. Accompany refugees in nonviolent protests against unfair treatment. Monitoring vessels on the Aegean Sea, and welcoming refugees as they newly arrive on Lesvos after the perilous crossing. The team is based in Lesvos, Greece.