Iraq

Daily Telegram MI: Letter on the cost of war to domestic priorities

 To The Editor:

Since so much of the political debate in this fair country of ours concerns taxes, I thought I would share some info I received from The American Friends Service Committee, detailing the 2011 recommended discretionary spending by the federal government.

The Faces of Iraq: A fundraiser for the Iraqi people

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 7:00pm

Suggested donation $10

Washington DC/Arlington VA March of the Dead

Marchers approaching Arlington National Cemetary in 2008.  A similar march will take place in Providence Oct. 8 2010.

Democracy Now: Johan Galtung on the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Mideast Peace Talks

We speak with Johan Galtung, known as a founder of the field of peace and conflict studies. He’s spent the past half-century pursuing nonviolent conflict resolution in international relations. Galtung discusses the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Mideast talks, why President Obama is losing his base, and much more.

Jody Mashek with Iraqi family

Iraqi family with Jody Mashek

AFSC Iowa's Immigrants Voice Program assists over 1000 people from 50 different countries each year. Jody Mashek (far right), shown above with Iraqi family, directs the legal services component of IVP.

Religious groups seek probe of medical torture allegations

Twenty religious groups, including AFSC, call on Congress and President Obama to investigate charges the CIA conducted illegal medical experiments on detainnes after 9/11.

Remembering Iraq Puppet Play

Written by Ira Harritt, AFSC Program Coordinator in Kansas City, this puppet play illustrates a few of the many deceptions leading up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Peace On Purpose

          On May 21st, 2010, the American Friends Service Committee’s Middle Atlantic Region hosted its first Peace on Purpose conference at Stony Run Friends Meeting House featuring workshops from various Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) programs and partnering organizations that confront and work to resolve issues of conflict, war, and indignities in the United States.  Starting off the conference with a jolt, the Maryland Peace with Justice Program barely began delving into their work facilitating theater workshops in Maryland prisons when a

Peace on Purpose Workshop

Janet Seltman, a program committee member for the Empowering Voices for Peace and Justice Program in Pittsburgh, leads a group as they reflect on the US occupation of Iraq.

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