Aaron McCarroll Gallegos manages social media for the United Church of Canada and was a founding member of D.C. Barrios Unidos, a gang intervention group.

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International Human Rights Law Group Awards

British Parliament member John Hume received the International Human Rights Award this spring for his nonviolent reconciliation work in Northern Ireland. Awards were also gi

Briefly Noted

Fasting for Life

“Anything worth living for is worth dying for,” Brian Rohatyn told The Washington Post concerning his fast with Pastors for Peace on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

Treading on Holy Ground

Ward Valley in California's eastern Mojave Desert may seem like the middle of nowhere to those looking to dump their nuclear sludge.

Palestinian Recount

Although several sources reported that independent candidate Jonathan Kuttab was elected to the Palestinian Council in January...

Sinking Noah's Ark

by Aaron McCarroll Gallegos 05-01-1996
Christians and the Endangered Species Act.

The Rights of Youth

In spite of the fact that Casa Alianza (Covenant House Latin America) forced the Honduras government to admit in a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights that it illegally

In Rhythm with the World.

by Aaron McCarroll Gallegos 05-01-1996
World music: The sound of the global village.

Briefly Noted

Members of the Christian Peacemaker Team (CPT) in Jerusalem announced publicly that they would ride the city's #18 bus for several hours on Sunday, March 10.

Life in the Inland Empire

The Inland Northwest, which includes eastern Washington and northern Idaho, is known more because of stories about Ruby Ridge and the Neo-Nazi headquarters in Hayden Lake, Idaho, than for its wooded tranquility.

Briefly Noted

Photojournalist Mev Puleo, whose work focused on the lives and struggles of the poor, died January 12, 1996, of a brain tumor. Puleo, who was 32 years old, received the 1995 U.S.

An Independent Palestine

Jonathan Kuttab, a Palestinian human rights lawyer in East Jerusalem, was elected to the 88-seat Palestinian Council in January in the elections mandated by the Palestinian-Israeli peace accord

The Nonviolence Web

Troubled by the scarcity of material from the nonviolent peace movement on the World Wide Web, three individuals are dedicating their skills to "help bring the powerful message of nonviolence on

Fire at Home

On January 5, a firebomb destroyed the car of José Pertierra in Washington, D.C.

Defending One's Homeland

Straining the Gap

Latino March on Washington

The Recognition of Justice

La Cultura Cura

by Aaron McCarroll Gallegos 01-01-1996
Latinos' culture of healing draws on Christian and indigenous traditions.

Burma's Bottom Line