REFLECTION: Images of division and hope in Palestine, Israel

by Judith Kelly Pax Christi Metro D.C.-Baltimore My first taste of going to Palestine? A rebuke by an Israeli citizen who I encountered at the Istanbul airport -- a British woman married to a Jewish Holocaust survivor. “You’re not going to Palestine,” she insisted. “It’s Israel.  I live there!” A warning that I dare not … Continue reading REFLECTION: Images of division and hope in Palestine, Israel

TORTURE: Trial for activists ends with guilty verdict, an acquittal and charges dropped

from Witness Against Torture Three members of Witness Against Torture were found guilty in a jury trial at D.C. Superior Court on January 5, 2012. The jury brought back guilty verdicts in the cases of defendants Brian Hynes of the Bronx, NY, Mike Levinson of New Rochelle, NY, and Carmen Trotta of New York City, … Continue reading TORTURE: Trial for activists ends with guilty verdict, an acquittal and charges dropped