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Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT)


Country/TerritoryUnited States


Funding provided by affiliated church groups in the US, Canada, and UK. Last financial statement is from 2013 (last accessed June 21, 2016). Total reported revenue is $1,026,400 and expenses of $1,022,100.


  • Founded  by a coalition of church groups, including the Mennonite Central Committee and the Church of the Brethren, to promote peace and non-violence; main focus in the Middle East.
  • Sends “conflict resolution teams” (1-2 weeks) and “peacemaker teams” (longer-term) to Palestinian areas; little or no contact with Israeli society.
  • Participants return to their churches to advocate Palestinian positions.
  • Advocacy blames Israel for Palestinian suffering, ignoring terrorism and corruption.
  • Activities promote anti-Israel divestment campaign by church groups.

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