Kathy Kelly co-coordinates Voices for Creative Nonviolence. While in Kabul, she is a guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers.

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An eyewitness to the horrors of the US 'forever wars' speaks out

Perspective: Kathy Kelly is a peace activist who, from the start of the first Gulf War in 1991, has traveled to U.S. war zones. She shares lessons learned from the rampage, destruction and cruelty of U.S. wars.

They defied sanctions to bring aid to Iraq's people

Gabe Huck and Theresa Kubasak repeatedly challenged the economic sanctions against Iraq by carrying medicines and medical relief supplies to Iraqi children, families and hospitals.

Awaiting a verdict on a tiny sliver of the truth

NCR Today: As her trial in Minneapolis comes to a close, Kathy Kelly reflects on Black Lives Matter and what makes an action criminal.

Witnessing Against Torture: 'Why We Must Act'


Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
-- U.S. Constitution Amendment I

An old cliché says that anyone who has herself for a lawyer has a fool for a client. Nevertheless, going to trial in Washington, D.C., this past June 14, I and twenty-three other defendants prepared a pro se defense. Acting as our own lawyers in court, we aimed to defend a population that finds little voice in our society at all, and to bring a sort of prosecution against their persecutors.