Currently working as a Human Rights Monitor in Israel and Palestine as part of the EAPPI- Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (www.eappi.org).
EAPPI has its aims a just peace in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and an end to the illegal occupation of West Bank and Gaza.
It works with Israeli and Palestinian human rights group, supports communities at risk of violence, monitors and reports human rights and international humanitarian law violations, and advocates for an end to the occupation, talking to politicians, religious leaders, the media, NGOs, and local communities around the world.
If you’d like to use any of the photos from this blog, please do contact me. All photos and articles © Madeleine McGivern, 2011.
[Disclaimer: I work for Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW) as an ecumenical accompanier serving on the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI). The views contained in this email are personal and do not necessarily reflect those of my employer (QPSW) or the World Council of Churches.]