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UUA will vote on divestment to protest Israel’s practices

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UUA will vote on divestment to protest Israel’s practices

UUA and its Common Endowment Fund are already adding a new human rights screen for investments.

Elaine McArdle | 3/28/2016

News brief: Unitarians flee violent unrest in Burundi

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News brief: Unitarians flee violent unrest in Burundi

Many members of Unitarian church have joined their minister in exile in another country.

Christopher L. Walton | 12/22/2015

News brief: ICUU asks supporters to stop writing on behalf of Burundian minister

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News brief: ICUU asks supporters to stop writing on behalf of Burundian minister

International supporters urge quieter forms of support for the Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, Unitarian minister now in exile elsewhere in Africa.

Christopher L. Walton | 12/8/2015

Police in tumultuous Burundi are holding Unitarian minister

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Police in tumultuous Burundi are holding Unitarian minister

International supporters raise alarm after arrest of the Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, who founded a Unitarian church in the east African country in 2002.

Joshua Eaton | 11/21/2015

UUSC, UUA hope to raise $250K for refugees in next 15 days

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UUSC, UUA hope to raise $250K for refugees in next 15 days

Unitarian Universalists launch refugee crisis fund, call for admission of 200,000 refugees to the United States.

Christopher L. Walton | 9/11/2015 | Winter 2015

In the hot zone

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In the hot zone

When Ebola began ravaging West Africa, Dr. Patricia Ruze was determined to help.

Elaine McArdle | 10/19/2015 | Fall 2015

Read this: UU minister blogs from Israel and Palestine

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Read this: UU minister blogs from Israel and Palestine

The Rev. Kate Lore, social justice minister at First Unitarian Church of Portland, Oregon, is blogging her 12-day journey through Israel and Palestine.

Elaine McArdle | 8/5/2015

Unitarian Universalists work for LGBT rights in Africa

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Unitarian Universalists work for LGBT rights in Africa

Congregational partnerships and United Nations advocacy challenge oppressive laws.

Christian Schmidt | 12/1/2014

What Haiti taught me

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What Haiti taught me

A week with the UU College of Social Justice and the Mouvman Peyizan Papay.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 5/12/2014 | Spring 2014

UU-UNO marks fifty years at the United Nations

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UU-UNO marks fifty years at the United Nations

Unitarian Universalist voice for human rights at the UN since 1962.

Allison Bennett | 11/5/2012 | Winter 2012

Children's gifts redeemed 'legacy of devastation'

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Children's gifts redeemed 'legacy of devastation'

Japanese ambassador attends D.C. church to commemorate gift exchange with children of Hiroshima after atomic blast.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 4/20/2009

Career diplomat heads UU United Nations Office

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Career diplomat heads UU United Nations Office

Bruce Knotts brings experience, savvy to United Nations post.

Jane Greer | 3/31/2008

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