Middle East Peace Blog

Understanding and Responding to Anger in the Middle East

The anger we're seeing on the streets of the Middle East didn't just happen overnight; there are decades of grievances, including harsh economic sanctions which the U.S. imposed on Iraq from 1996 to 2003 which kept this child from receiving the food and medicine he needed in Baghdad in 1998.  More.

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End the Sanctions, Lift the Embargo

Common Humanity Peace Channel

To see recent Peace Channel programs about Iraqi artist Lunba Mousa, above; a fascinating peacemaking journey to meet the people of North Korea; to learn about Nowruz, the Healing Spirit of Iran; and to meet Iraqi-Syrian painter Sara Masoud whose work is below, click here.

See a Short 5-minute Video Common Humanity's Holiday Card Exchange with Syria by Clicking on the Image Above.  For more information about the Syrian art in this video, visit KhawamGallery.com

Common Humanity Director Mel Lehman spoke during one of his visits

inside the historic Umayyad Mosque in Old Damascus (click above).

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Common Humanity Director Mel Lehman discusses this

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