Leila Zand's blog

62 Organizations Warn Senate Against New Iran Sanctions

The Fellowship of Reconciliation along with 61 other organizations delivered a joint letter to the U.S. Senate today urging the Senate to oppose new Iran sanctions legislation, S.1881, that they say would “critically endanger the possibility of a diplomatic resolution to the nuclear standoff with Iran, increasing the likelihood of a nuclear-armed Iran and an unnecessary and costly war.”

Break the starvation siege in Syria: Fast and Act

Right now I am standing outside the U.N.

From Egypt to Afghanistan: Who Is My Enemy?

From Egypt to Afghanistan: Who is my enemy?

From Sherif in Egypt

My dear enemy, I kill you with love…

Together We Can End Drone Warfare

In December 2012, Mark Johnson (then executive director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation) and I represented FOR at an initial meeting in New York City of a coalition of national peace and justice organizations against drones.

Echo of Silence

A survivor of 1980s chemical warfare travels around the Europe 20 years later, to find answers for his questions about the use of chemical weapons during Iran-Iraq war and foreign supports to Saddam’s regime during 80s.

No to Bomb for Syria. Yes, Talk with Iran


No to bombs for Syria; Yes to talks with Iran!

The United States Congress is at work making its decision whether or not to give President Obama the authorization for a military intervention in Syria. This process could be one of the most difficult and important tasks in front of our congressmen and women in their entire careers!

On United States Intervention in Syria!

By Joshua Brollier

To those who think the United States should intervene in Syria,

Remember this is the same United States which;

Please Help Offer Tidings of Peace for the Persian New Year

The perfume of the narcissus
Scents the dancing winds
The excited trills of exuberant swallows
The intimacy of love drunken turtle doves
Slowly, softly spring arrives
Oh I envy these days as
The earth and the universe revives.

     * Moshiri

I Am Hurting Too!


  The hurt of militarized authoritarianism in Singapore, Afghanistan and the world


By Dr Hakim ( Dr Teck Young, Wee )

9th Feb, 2013