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Kelly, Kathy

Seeing Yemen from Jeju

Connecting war in West Asia with war preparation in East Asia

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What Does War Generate?

Who carries out the works of mercy in the war-torn country of Afghanistan?

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Learn Your Lessons Well: An Afghan teenager makes up his mind

A young Afghan peace activist sets out his hopes for the future.

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The Storm Is Over

'Our fear and isolation from each other, aiming to get a step up above our neighbours, our reluctance to live in a shared world, may be worse than the other storms we face.' Long-time US peace activist Kathy Kelly writes from inside prison.

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Possibility of escape

A letter from a US prison

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A future in prison

Kathy Kelly looks forward to a future world that is less like a prison

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Salt and Terror in Afghanistan

Kathy Kelly reports from Afghanistan.

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Locked in Winter

Kathy Kelly reports from Chaman e Babrak in Afghanistan.

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More lost by the second

Kathy Kelly on courtyard life and courtyard death in Pakistan and Afghanistan

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The quiet war

In 1998, Denis Halliday, the then Chief UN relief co-ordinator for Iraq, resigned his post in protest at the impact of continued economic sanctions on the civilian population. Kathy Kelly is a veteran US peace campaigner, currently best known for her role as joint co-ordinator of the sanctions-busting group Voices in the Wilderness (US). In July both visited Britain to speak at the "Re-energise" anti-sanctions conference held in London. Peace News caught up with them for a chat.

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