PROGRAM XXV BIOS

SISTERSTELLA

Sister Stella Soh was born in Korea when it was one nation.  She and her family were split apart and she grew up in South Korea.  Sister Stella has been an activist against the planned Korean/US military base to be built on Jeju island  – a triple crown UNESCO jewel of an island. For the first time in the 200 year Korean Catholic history, Sister Stella was indicted for her role in the peaceful, non-violent protest against the construction of the naval base on Jeju Island, pushed by the U.S.  military

kathy kelly
Kathy Kelly (born 1952) is an American peace activist, pacifist and author, one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness, and currently a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. As part of peace team work in several countries, she has traveled to Iraq twenty-six times, notably remaining in combat zones during the early days of both US-Iraq wars, and has spent much time in Afghanistan. She has been arrested more than sixty times at home and abroad, and written of her experiences among targets of U.S. military bombardment and inmates of U.S. prisons. She lives in Chicago.

 

miriamNobre

Miriam Nobre was born and raised in Brazil, and is an international coordinator for the World March of Women.  Since 2005 she and other activists with the World March of Women have traveled worldwide to be in solidarity with women and girls facing the violence of war and of everyday society.   The World March of Women have a Charter for Women’s Human Rights signed by over 5 million people.