Good News from the Muslim Community

Welcome to Fresh Air, a Muslim community bulletin that brings you the good news you never seem to hear in the media.

We welcome stories of positive community engagement, humanitarian and voluntary work, responsible reporting and well researched publications, documentaries and other pieces.

We want to inspire you to do more by hearing about others’ example whether they be Muslim or Non-Muslim. We also want to put a smile on your face when you read about people striving to make the world a better place.Finally we are committed to centralising communication within the Muslim community so that you know about the good work of both Muslim and Non-Muslim organisations and can support them spiritually and financially.

Friday, 4 March 2011

Non-Muslims for Justice

If you have ever felt hopeless about the Israel-Palestine situation believing it only to be a ‘Muslim problem’ then think again.  EAPPI, the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel takes a very active interest in promoting peace and justice in the region.  A non-religious organisation, it regularly recruits volunteers to travel to the West Bank, witness events first hand, monitor human rights violations and upon return campaign for a just and peaceful resolution to the conflict.  Once back, volunteers commit themselves to giving 10 presentations each, largely to western audiences.  These raise awareness of the conflict and offer practical steps towards media and government engagement.  Originally created in response to cries for help from Christian Palestinians, EAPPI has been active since 2002.  For more information on their work or to donate or volunteer visit

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