Cathy Breen

Cathy Breen co-coordinates Voices for Creative Nonviolence (www.vcnv.org).

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 3:30pm
Can We Feel the Heat?
I am travelling as a peace witness in Iraqi Kurdistan. We visited a sheikh whom I had met in Fallujah in 2012. He and his family were forced to flee to Kurdistan about two years ago. Fallujah iis being held by ISIS. None of the residents are allowed to leave. People are dying of starvation. We met...
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Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 7:00am
In Baghdad, Organized Destruction
Two days ago an email came from an Iraqi doctor in Baghdad in response to a brief greeting I sent for the month of Ramadan. “Thanks so much for remembering us…In fact we are the same if not worse. Our hearts are broken at the organized ruining of our country. We are targeted by those criminals and...
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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 1:29pm
Dust-Covered Dreams in Iraq Shattered by War
NAJAF, Iraq—I returned from Baghdad last night. Over coffee this morning, I filled the father of my host family in on my trip. I told him it was wonderful to see everyone, but I only heard sad stories.
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