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Christian Peacemaker Teams

All 15 Christian Peacemaker Teams personnel who were in Baghdad have left or been expelled from Iraq, and a vehicle crash complicated the departure for some of them. Two CPT members, including a Mennonite pastor from Seattle, were injured March 28 when their vehicle blew a tire and rolled into a ditch in southwestern Iraq. […] Read More

When the American onslaught of “shock and awe” hit Baghdad the night of March 21, several members of Christian Peacemaker Teams were huddled in their room at the Al-Daar Hotel, reading aloud from Gandhi’s writings. The crushing volley lasted nearly two hours, then resumed shortly before dawn. CPTer Lisa Martens of Winnipeg, Man., said when […] Read More