Check out the latest news coverage of Tanenbaum’s Peacemakers in Action:
Benny delivers a diplomatic briefing about the current surge of violence in Papua, outlining the colonial roots of the conflict and Jakarta’s attempt to maintain territorial integrity while violating human rights. In order to fulfill the Papuan’s “land of peace” dream, Benny says Papua needs humanitarian intervention and the support of a third party. http://www.freewestpapua.org/index.php/news/1937-benny-giay-papua-land-of-mourning-and-bloodshed
Betty Bigombe, Uganda
Canon Andrew White, Iraq
Andrew seeks to preserve 365 ancient sefer Torah scrolls from rotting in the basement of a church museum by transferring them to Baghdad’s one remaining synagogue. The effort is emblematic of Andrew’s ongoing protection of and service to the seven remaining Jews in Baghdad.
Andrew wins the 2012 Ultimate Christian Library Book Award for Faith Under Fire.
Ephraim Isaac, Ethiopia
Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, South Africa
Bill Lowrey, South Sudan