Prayers for Peacemakers

white crosses are propped up against the US/Mexico border wall, which has white handprints painted up each iron slat.

Joint vigil honours migrant deaths 

For the last few years, the ‘Healing our Borders Vigil’ has joined the traditional Mexican celebration of the ‘Day of the Dead’ to honour the lives of migrants who have died while trying to cross the border.

Graffiti on a wall in Lesvos that reads FREE PALESTINE

Criminalized at home and abroad

Drawing connections from Palestine to Greece, Palestinian migrant populations face criminalization at home under occupation and abroad under EU policies of hate and dehumanization.

a sign with signposts held up by rocks on Oak Flat land that reads "Oak Flat Prayer Rising"

People of Faith Raise Prayers with Oak Flat

On 4 November, people of faith gathered in prayer at Oak Flat (Chi’chil Biłdagoteel), a sacred site of the Apache people, to pray to save the land from destruction by Resolution Copper and commit to reweaving the sacred hoop of life.

a group of people stand together in a line, some have their hands in the air, all smiling at the camera

Community Practice for accompaniment

CPT joined partner organizations in Geneva Switzerland for a conference of Community Practice for Unarmed Civilian Protection/Accompaniment in October.

New fences surround the port of entry at Douglas, Arizona, increasing security in an ever-changing environment.

US/Mexico border protocol unclear 

As migrant numbers increase at the Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, CPT and other migrant services struggle to understand how to respond to rapid changes in border protocol.

the profile of a child's face in shadow with rays of sun visible over their head. Another child is silhouetted in the background

Pray for Palestine

Gaza is suffering relentless violence from Israeli bombardments this week. Let us pray for recognition of our shared humanity and unite in calls for liberation

The entrance to the Kara Tepe Closed Controlled Access Center (CCAC) on the island of Lesvos, Greece

Neither pushbacks nor detention centres

Greece is attempting to restore its reputation after the Pylos tragedy by allowing more migrants to land, but now the horrors of detention centres are increasing.

Trainees at the CPT and Coalition to Dismantle the Doctrine of Discovery training act out a position of power.

Peacemakers train to accompany Oak Flat

Members of the Coalition to Dismantle the Doctrine of Discovery are training to accompany Apache Stronghold in prayer and action to protect Oak Flat (Chi’chil Biłdagoteel), a sacred site, from destruction by Resolution Copper.

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