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The escalation of violence and tension in Jerusalem and the long term inequities, oppression and dispossession of Palestinians under occupation inspires Mati Gomis-Perez, AFSC's Israel-Palestine...
The occupation and increased restrictions and attacks on Palestinians is causing enormous tension in Jerusalem in recent weeks. I asked two co-workers who work in Jerusalem to talk about what it’s...
In September 2015, Pedro joined AFSC colleagues from around the country on a delegation to the Occupied Palestinian Territories to meet with farmers, business people, politicians, and activists, in...
The number of dead and injured in Israel and the Palestinian terrorites continues to grow in recent weeks. The violence is the result of brutal force used to maintain the occupation. In this piece...
White Quaker singer-songwriter Sandy Robson reflects on fear and how it operates to maintain segregation and racial oppression in this...
On September 1st an historic settlement was reached in California on the use of long-term isolation or solitary confinement. This win came after years of organizing in which AFSC staff were actively...
Sara Z.E.Hughes works as AFSC's social media specialist. Sara is an artist, filmmaker and cultural worker who uses art for social change, a tool AFSC uses in our program work in many places including...
Though this piece, an exploration of working within an anti-racist framework in all work against oppression, but particularly in the movement to end the occupaton of Palestinian territory, is a...
In this piece Sahar Vardi reflects in journal form on the recent stabbing of a young woman at a Gay Pride protest in Tel Aviv (the young woman has subsequently died) and the arson attack on a...
Joseph Gerson, Director of Regional Programs in the Northeast Region of AFSC, is currently attending commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the dropping of bombs on Hirshima and Nagasaki. In his...
"Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor secretly." -- Deuteronomy 27:24 Some believe that drone attacks save U.S. lives because they do not rely on "boots on the ground" and thus service members are...
Glenn E. Martin presented at the recent conference on...
Bonnie Kerness presented this talk at a vigil at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on May 4th, 2015 in New York City. - Lucy In the mid 80’s I received a letter from Ojore Lutalo who had just been...
This is an interview by volunteer writer Kadija Diallo of Migwe Kimemia, director of AFSC's Peace and Trade Justice program in Dayton, Ohio. Migwe discusses the development of the program and the...

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