"Someone came by and threw gasoline on the tent and shouted expletives at the workers," said Asotrecol representative and Witness for Peace
spokesman Jess Hunter-Bowman, Tuesday.
According to Philip Cryan, a Witness for Peace
Volunteer who lived in Bogota for two years, the fumigation has had significant health effects on the populations of subsistence farmers.
We North American Lutherans need to become acquainted with Palestinian Lutherans in the Holy Land and determine how we can support them in their witness for peace
in that volatile situation.
Her organization receives information and photos from nongovernmental organizations such as Witness for Peace
, an international human rights group with an office in Colombia.
"I think what we've learned from the conference and the subsequent war is that that we need to witness for peace
all the time," Kinnamon explained.
Oxfam, Witness for Peace
, the peace communities in Hebron and elsewhere in the West Bank, the youth workers in the Los Angeles ganglands: These and many more all work within the "newer ideals of peace" she articulated.
Oxfam, a non-profit organization that operates in 130 countries, is coordinating its coffee campaign with a dozen like-minded groups including ActionAid USA, Consumer's Choice Council, Fair Trade Federation, Friends of the Earth, Global Exchange, Greenpeace, Northwest Shade Coffee Campaign, Rainforest Action Network, Rainforest Alliance and Witness for Peace
The delegation's arrival coincided with media reports that the United States is planning to expand its military investment in the country "We want to show our support for a negotiated solution to the Colombian armed conflict and to demand that our government support such a solution instead of increasing the capacity for war," said Witness for Peace
's Gail S.
It is March 2001 and I have traveled from the United States to Colombia with a human rights delegation sponsored by the faith-and-conscience based organization Witness for Peace
. We are 100 grassroots people, aged twenty to eighty, including college students, retirees, and actively employed people in a wide variety of professions.
That is Bradley, played by Scott Glenn, a member of Witness for Peace
. Bradley is a thoroughly unlikable character and one can only wonder how the human rights veteran Laverty could come up with such an unflattering portrait.
The April 1996 publication of a Witness for Peace
report on the Chixoy Project violence has prompted public questioning of the Bank's role: What did Bank officials know about the massacres?
We call ourselves Witness for Peace
, and we have the backing of Christians from most of the major Protestant denominations and the Catholic church.