Comments in issue 2447

Direct action in Bethlehem

by A participant

A participant in the March and April International Solidarity Movement actions in Palestine shares some thoughts about the strengths and weaknesses of the grassroots activist response to recent Israeli aggression in the Occupied Territories.

It is my wish that there will be a new battle in Afghanistan - the battle of the pen.

by Marnie Smith

In April Marnie Smith travelled to Pakistan where she discovered Afghanistan's refugee communities finding hope for peace through education.