The Fellowship of Reconciliation is among the many allies for the United States tour of the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity founded by the Mexican Poet and Peace Leader Javier Sicilia as part of a crusade against the drug war. The tour launched from Tijuana on August 11, 2012 and visited 24 cities in the U.S before culminating in Washington D.C. on September 12th. For more information, please visit www.caravanforpeace.org

16th October 2012

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Children of the Same Sorrow: The U.S./Mexico Caravan for Peace takes on the drug war (listen to this moving and provocative radio documentary here)

Children of the Same Sorrow: The U.S./Mexico Caravan for Peace takes on the drug war (listen to this moving and provocative radio documentary here)

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4th October 2012

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Children of the Same Sorrow: The U.S./Mexico Caravan for Peace Takes On the Drug War →

A compelling radio documentary about the U.S.-Mexico Peace Caravan by Chris Moore-Backman. Listen, and urge your local public radio station to run the program. Pacifica radio affiliates can easily download it from the Pacifica platform.

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28th September 2012

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The Peace Caravan in El Paso - Challenging Assault Gun Traffic
by John Lindsay-Poland (click on photo)

The Peace Caravan in El Paso - Challenging Assault Gun Traffic

by John Lindsay-Poland (click on photo)

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14th September 2012

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Javier Sicilia will take a break after Caravan for Peace

September 13, 2012.- Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who just wrapped up a tour of the United States with other members of his Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, said he will take a break for a couple of months to return to his academic pursuits and privately mourn the violent death of his son in 2011.

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Javier Sicilia will take a break after Caravan for Peace

September 13, 2012.- Mexican poet Javier Sicilia, who just wrapped up a tour of the United States with other members of his Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, said he will take a break for a couple of months to return to his academic pursuits and privately mourn the violent death of his son in 2011.

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14th September 2012

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Words of Javier Sicilia in D.C.

Let me start with some verses by Thomas Merton: “[…] The whole world is […] on fire./ The stones/ burn, even the stones they burn me./ How can a man be still/ or listen to all things burning?/ How can he dare to sit with them/ when all their silence is on fire?”

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Words of Javier Sicilia in D.C.

Let me start with some verses by Thomas Merton: […] The whole world is […] on fire./ The stones/ burn, even the stones they burn me./ How can a man be still/ or listen to all things burning?/ How can he dare to sit with them/ when all their silence is on fire?”


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12th September 2012

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Caravan for Peace: 5760 Miles Later
by Kristen Moller
After 25 cities, 5760 miles, and 30 days the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity is in Washington, DC for the final days of action, press conferences, and lobbying to bring a human face to the costs of the War on Drugs to our nation’s capitol. (click on photo to read more)

Caravan for Peace: 5760 Miles Later

by Kristen Moller

After 25 cities, 5760 miles, and 30 days the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity is in Washington, DC for the final days of action, press conferences, and lobbying to bring a human face to the costs of the War on Drugs to our nation’s capitol. (click on photo to read more)

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12th September 2012

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When Sicilia channeled the spirit of Martin Luther King
Mexican poet Javier Sicilia leads the “Caravan for Peace” to the steps of City Hall in Downtown Manhattan.
by Arturo Conde
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When Sicilia channeled the spirit of Martin Luther King

Mexican poet Javier Sicilia leads the “Caravan for Peace” to the steps of City Hall in Downtown Manhattan.

by Arturo Conde

(click on photo to read article)

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12th September 2012

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Javier Sicilia’s life and his latest novel are intertwined. (click on photo to read)

Javier Sicilia’s life and his latest novel are intertwined. (click on photo to read)

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10th September 2012

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Video: L.E.A.P. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition →

10th September 2012

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Caravan For Peace returns “Blood Money”

Action by the Caravan for Peace in the facilities of HSBC located in front of the City Hall in NYC. September 7th 2012

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