Oxfam Brings #FamineFoodTruck to Washington

From Oxfam America (http://www.oxfamamerica.org): This week, Oxfam brought something exciting to the district: we’re calling it the Famine Food Truck. The Famine Food Truck (https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&q=%23faminefoodtruck&src=typd) is taking to the streets of Washington, D.C. to raise awareness of the urgent humanitarian … Continued

‘Bakr Boys’ Cousin Shot and Killed by Israeli Forces While Fishing Off Gaza Coast

Posted at http://mondoweiss.net/2017/05/cousin-israeli-fishing/ Elaine Bradley on May 16, 2017 Relatives react as the body of Palestinian fisherman Mohammed Bakr arrives at Shifa hospital in Gaza city on May 15, 2017. (Photo: Mohammed Asad/ APA Images) In the latest tragedy for a well-known … Continued

Not A Bystander Campaign Aims at Public Declarations Against War Crimes in Syria—Sign the Pledge, Take Action

From the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (http://www.interfaithimmigration.org): In the wake of last month’s brutal chemical weapons attack in Idlib which claimed the lives of at least 100 innocent civilians and continued mass atrocities across the country since, I am reaching out … Continued

World Affairs Council of Harrisburg Welcomes High School and College Students—2017 Summer Intern Program

From the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg (http://www.wacharrisburg.org): Announcing New College Credit Program with Temple University Harrisburg! Deepen your knowledge of international affairs, work as a team with students from diverse backgrounds and cultures and organize the 2017 International Young Leaders … Continued

Invitation to Use Free, New Half Hour Video on Drone Warfare for Congregations

From the Coalition for Peace Action (http://www.peacecoalition.org/): INDW has been working for months to produce films to educate congregations on the rapidly growing issue of drone warfare.  We have just finished a 30 minute film Safe and Moral: War, Peace, … Continued

Tracking of Foreign Lobbyists More Important Than Ever

Posted at http://www.pogo.org/straus/issues/other-items/pogo-and-others-urge-justice.html By: Lydia Dennett | April 12, 2017 Photo: Valerie Everett/Flickr As foreign influence dominates the news cycle with President Trump’s former National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, and former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, registering as foreign lobbyists, getting better access to foreign lobbying documents … Continued

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