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David Hartsough with Dr. Tiznoykek in Iran. Photo courtesy the author.

An American Casualty of U.S. Economic Sanctions on Iran

A Quaker activist learns first‐hand about the medical costs of U.S. sanctions.

David Hartsough is a Quaker from San Francisco, author of Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist, director of Peaceworkers, and co-founder of World Beyond War and Nonviolent Peaceforce.

For more info on the trip, see Code Pink's "Blogs from Iran." For more info on the effect of U.S. sanctions on Iran, see World Beyond War's "Iranian Sanctions: Iraq Redux?" and "Fear, Hate and Violence: The Human Cost of US Sanctions on Iran."

This article was originally printed online on April 12, 2019.

Posted in: Humor in Religion, Witness
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You should know that even though you are the president, you aren’t more important than other people

Student Voices: “Quakers believe that there is good and evil inside all human beings, and each human being can choose […]

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A Place of Stillness in Iran

A Friend finds that inward place of quiet communion while traveling through Iran.

Karie Firoozmand is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, Features
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Among Friends: The Virtue of Cooperation

Introduction to the issue.

Gabriel Ehri is the executive director of Friends Journal. 

Posted in: Among Friends, October 2015: Faithful Living
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Chasing Cheetahs: The Race to Save Africa’s Fastest Cats

By Sy Montgomery, photographs by Nic Bishop. HMH Books for Young Readers, 2014. 80 pages. $18.99/hardcover. Recommended for ages 10–14. […]

Vickie LeCroy is a member of Cincinnati (Ohio) Meeting.

Posted in: Friends and Other Faiths: Friends and Other Faiths, May 2015 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Neighbors East and West — This Time Iran

In 1986 a group mostly of Quakers from Richmond, Indiana, were walking together through the Kremlin on their last night […]

Sam Neff is a retired Physics professor who taught for 30 years at Earlham College. Ruth Neff is a nurse-clinical specialist. They are members of Clear Creek Meeting in Richmond, Ind.

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