For my son Nur Amar. God is my light [nur] and my salvation – whom shall I fear? (Psalm 27). His name [nur] means “light.” —Lamia’ Bahnam Yshua This artwork by an Assyrian Christian woman…
Christian Peacemaker Teams
The United Church of Canada’s 40th General Council made the news this summer for its proposals on the Middle East, but less publicized was the implication of Mennonites in the controversial subject of Middle East political response.
At a meeting of the UN General Assembly earlier this decade, heads of state and government agreed that, in the matter of the “responsibility to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity . . . [e]ach individual state has the responsibility to protect its populations” from such atrocities.