On 17th May 2015, Kathy Moorhead Thiessen gave a presentation about her work in Iraqi Kurdistan with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT). This is an example of her blog about the work at… 776 more words
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Adnan’s eyes glistened with tears when he told us his story.
For him, medicine is more than a practice: it’s his life. He’s been treating people for 40 years and now he’s working alongside our staff in Qoratu, Iraq, in one of the clinics that we’ve set up in Iraqi Kurdistan for refugees and IDPs ( 216 more words
“Since they first started staying here, the heads of the families have been arranging their assigned tents to make them more comfortable. Some are even turning their spaces into areas for business ventures. 152 more words
What does it mean to spend your entire life not knowing what it means to live in peace? We have asked ourselves this many times in Afghanistan and here in Iraq, where every day we see the consequences of endless conflict and continued wars. 218 more words
Several weeks ago Iraqi Kurdish MPs got into a fistfight in Parliament. The cause? Debate over whether the current president could run for another term, legally. 1,072 more words