Joy Mosley is a passionate Human Rights Activist and a Community Organizer. She is a Peace Delegation Member of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) and an Editorial Committee Member for the Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP). As a Human Rights Activist, Joy travels abroad to document human rights violations and conduct public presentations to share her findings with the general public. Joy is also a
The July-September 2011 issue of Signs of the Times featured an article by CPTer Elizabeth García entitled "Walls of Shame" in which García reflected on the similarities between life in the Hebron district of the Holy Land and her experiences living in Brownsville, Texas along the U.S/México borderlands. She wrote, in part:
"As people of color, Palestinians have to put up with daily harassment from the IDF (Israel Defense Forces), just as our brothers and sisters of color coming from México and other parts of the world are harassed by the CBP (Customs and Border Patrol).
14 June 2012
House in Pshdar district destroyed in 2009 bombing raid
Christian Peacemaker Teams-Iraqi Kurdistan accepted an invitation to the Iranian Consulate in Sulaimani on 22 May. They brought with them the team’s latest report, Disrupted Lives: the effects of cross-border attacks by Turkey and Iran on Kurdish villages.
8 June 2012
As the day dawns on our last school patrol, I reflect back on my last two and a half months of patrols here in Hebron.
Setting off at 6:50 a.m. we are greeted by the smiling faces of children who take the time to stop and give us a high five or shake hands with us. As we walk through the Souq (market), an array of colourful fabrics reflects the warmth of everyone as they invite us into their shops for tea. Then we turn the corner and everything changes.
To a crowd of over 100 Rotary Peace Fellows and Alumni, Maria Lourdes Arcenas praised the work of Nonviolent Peaceforce on Mindanao. “I know first-hand of your work in Mindanao especially the building of capacity of our Mindanao women to play a key role in keeping the peace in their communities.”