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Ur for Interfaith Dialogue & Peacemaking

Ur for Interfaith Dialogue & Peacemaking
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14 Members

Traditions: Islam Muslim Kurdish, Islam Muslim Shi’a , Islam Muslim Sunni

Action Area: Interfaith and Intercultural Understanding and Dialogue, Media

Region: Middle East and North Africa

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In order to build bridges of understanding and love among people of diverse faiths in Iraq, CC members have visited many sacred places of different faith traditions, built strong relationships with diverse faith leaders of Iraq, and utilized social media to promote understanding of religious diversity. Ur’s most memorable moment was organizing a meeting for Sunna and Shia’ religious leaders in Baghdad, where participants delivered touching speeches about the importance of respecting one another.

Peace-building and interfaith dialogue in Iraq at grassroots levels .

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Haidar Reda Mohamad

Karbala University

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September 22, 2014 3:02 PM

Celebrations with child refugees for International Day of Peace

To build friendships across faith lines, Ur for Interfaith Dialogue & Peacemaking CC in Karbala, Iraq, celebrated International Day of Peace by organizing a party for schoolchildren under the theme “Our children, our future.”


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August 23, 2014 1:17 PM

The Yazidi of Mesopotamia

The people who follow the Yazidi religion live in the Mosul region of northern Iraq. The origin of Yazidi its one of the oldest living religions in Iraq it’s an Assyrian religion. The Yazidi... Read more...

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