Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Nobel Prize Nominee Kathy Kelly On Afghanistan War Kids

 Kathy Kelly, peace activist and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Kelly is a U.S. peace activist, author, and a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She has been described as probably the most respected leader in the American peace movement. As a participant in peace team work in several countries, she has traveled to Iraq 26 times and to Afghanistan 4 times. Her presentation.Courage for Peace in Afghanistan . . . Following the Children, reflects on her recent experiences listening to and learning from Afghanistan citizens and youngsters who've spoken of their fears and hopes living in a war-torn country.      Voices for Creative Nonviolence has deep, long-standing roots in active nonviolent resistance to U.S. war-making. Begun in the summer of 2005, Voices draws upon the experiences of those who challenged the brutal economic sanctions imposed by the U.S. and U.N. against the Iraqi people between 1990 and 2003.     >visit the web site<

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