25 minutes | Apr 23rd 2020

#Israel #Palestine #JointMemorial2020 with Combatants for Peace

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Join Mae Elise Cannon as she discusses the 70 year conflict between Palestine and Israel.That’s where Combatants of Peace comes in - a group of Palestinians and Israelis, urging the region to seek peace. Mae talks with Sulaiman Khatib and Tuly Flint of Combatants of Peace about what those of us across the world can do to aid those most affected by this ongoing conflict.RESOURCES: Guests for the episode: Palestinian peace activist - Sulaiman (or Suli) KhatibIsraeli peace activist - Tuly FlintOrganizations:Combatants for Peace (CFP) Memorial Day InformationCFP TwitterCFP FacebookChurches for Middle East Peace (CMEP)Global Immersion ProjectThe Parents Circle - Families Forum (PCFF)Background Information/Articles:The Palestinian Faction Fatah: A Primer - NPRMilitary Detention - Defense for Children International - PalestineSecond Lebanon War - Israeli Defense ForcesTimeline: Lebanon Conflict - Al JazeeraOperation Protective Edge - Israeli Defense ForcesGaza: The Last Picture - Al JazeeraGaza conflict 2014: 'War crimes by both sides' - UN - BBC NewsFilms/TV/Webinars:Disturbing the Peace - The “Combatants for Peace,” a group of Palestinians and Israelis working together to promote human rights and peace for all, are the only bi-partisan, nonviolent activist group of enemy combatants working together in an ongoing armed conflict in the world today. They are an inspiring modern day example of the importance of using nonviolent solutions to our conflicts. Faith and Activism. Freedom or Oppression. A Pilgrimage to Peace (P2P) Event. - Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP)Our Boys - Filmed in Israel, the HBO series, Our Boys is based on the true events which led to the outbreak of war in Gaza. The series follows the investigation of Mohammed Abu Khdeir’s murder and tells the story of all those involved, Jews and Arabs alike, whose lives were forever changed by these events.Schindler’s List - Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Just VisionIncreasing the power and reach of Palestinians and Israelis working to end the occupation and build a future of freedom, dignity, and equality for all. The Wanted 18 - In the award-winning documentary The Wanted 18, directors Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan bring to life a remarkable story of nonviolent resistance during the First Intifada.
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