Non-Violent Movements for Justice, Peace, and Democracy in the Middle East

Sunday, Mar 23, 2014, 1:30 pm

A look at non-violent movements in Israel and Palestine, throughout the Arab world, and around the globe focused on challenging oppression, advancing democracy, and accomplishing other human rights concerns in the Middle East.  The workshop will include an update on how the Arab Spring has transformed the region and what the current challenges are, explore research assessing the success of non-violent vs. violent movements, and share ways the faith community can support non-violent movements for change in the region.


  • Tarek Abuata, Palestine Director, Christian Peacemaker Teams and Co-founder, Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace
  • Fatma (Huda) Almaghour, Libyan graduate student with the School for International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute


  • R. Aura Kanegis, Director, Office of Public Policy and Advocacy, American Friends Service Committee


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