Dialoguing with Terrorists

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, was the date set for 13 leaders of the terrorist group Sabaot Land Defense Force (SLDF) to meet with three lead facilitators from the Friends Church Peace Teams (FCPT): Getry Agizah, Peter Serete, and Erastus Chesondi. They quite rightly were apprehensive and scared. Getry commented, “I was not sure what to expect, but shivers of fear occurred on my body as we approached🔒

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David Zarembka started the African Great Lakes Initiative of the Friends Peace Teams (USA) in 1998 to partner with African peacemakers. He lives in western Kenya with his wife, Gladys Kamonya. They are members of both Lumakanda Friends Church in Kenya and Bethesda (Md.) Meeting in the United States.

Posted in: August 2015: The Effects of War, Features

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