are in the region at the invitation of its churches, and orientation and learning from local church members and peace groups is critical to the program, says Anne-Marie Vuignier, the program associate working from the WCC in Geneva.
Upon his arrival in Lahore the PAT chief along with his at least 150 accompaniers
belonging to PAT, PML-Q, MWM and MQM denied to disembark himself from the plane.
are gone for the next two weeks, and there's plenty of work to be done.
(EAs) provide protective presence to vulnerable communities, monitor and report human rights abuses and support Palestinians and Israelis working together for peace.
it must be ensured that the accompaniers
have cutters in order to cut the handcuffs when necessary.
I flew to Israel in late January with three other British nationals and joined the 30th group of volunteer Ecumenical Accompaniers
(EAs) drawn from 12 countries, who were to work in teams in six placements across the West Bank.
Mercifully for passing ears, Noel, Mick and Cliff were actually as yet unsung punters, rather than famous public performers, and were in Singapore as respective accompaniers
of Noel's wife Siobhan, winner of the 2002 Betting Shop Manager of the Year and Alan Hill, winner of our `Lucky Racegoer' competition on Racing Post Chase day at Kempton in February.
South Africa has had 92 Ecumenical Accompaniers
(EAs) participate in providing protective presence at check points in Israel/Palestine.
Davutoy-lu and crowded accompaniers
get on the metro
When Ecumenical Accompaniers
(EAs) arrived to the scene, three fires were ablaze in the fields, but it was unknown whether the flames were intentionally lit by the settlers or were started by teargas canisters that the Israeli military fired at the farmers.
Because this was not the first attack on the village, over the next few months, IWPS, the ISM, the Ecumenical Accompaniers
(EA) and Rabbis for Human Rights developed a roster to allow internationals and Israeli anti-occupation activists to either provide a presence in the village or to be on-call should any more settler attacks occur.
I have personally known many church leaders who have been transformed by their experiences and in turn become faithful accompaniers
of the communities and individuals, giving special attention to the most marginalized, on the issues related to human sexuality.
Access via the crossing was limited to humanitarian cases, including patients and their accompaniers
, and other Palestinians, including students enrolled in universities abroad, businessmen and holders of visas to other countries.
After the work was finished the farmer wanted to show his accompaniers
the village where he had grown up: Khirbet Shihadeh.
are based in communities at risk in rural regions of the country.