Human Rights

Human Rights are the guiding principle of our peace work. The dignity of each individual, the interaction with those who are excluded, who are unable to meet societal expectations and norms or even "violate" those norms indicate the extent of peace and democracy in a society.

Related Articles

Combatants for Peace: Water means life

October 2021: Our Israeli and Palestinian partners "Combatants for Peace" stand up for a fair water supply. Israeli peace activists have demonstrated…


Interreligious-dialogue in Diyarbakir, Turkey

October 2021: Turkey is home to different ethnic groups (Turks, Kurds, Arabs, Zaza), some of whom belong to different religions, but not all of them…


Nicaragua: Political Situation is getting worse

September 2021: In the last newsletter it was already mentioned that the political situation in Nicaragua is getting worse and worse. In the meantime,…


Statement of the Israeli-Palestinian movement Combatants for Peace

June 2021: In recent weeks and months, Israel and Palestine have once again been the scene of the most serious violent clashes, with more than 250…


Tense Situation in Nicaragua

June 2021: In view of the tense and hopeless political situation in Nicaragua, the current situation for the Colectivo is extremely difficult.


In this place together - A Palestinian's Journey to Collective Liberation

March 2021: The book is ultimately a narrative meditation on joint nonviolence, on Palestinian-Israeli co-resistance in the face of occupation, and on…


Germans sent 60 boxes of clothes for repressed Belarusians

February 2021: Many Belarusians had to leave the country quickly, even without the suitcase. They saw the police near the house, took documents,…


Projet Espérance Afrique (PEA): Hope for Africa

In September 1990, PEA was founded as an NGO to mobilize and empower the adolescents living in Togo. It aims to educate people in non-violence and to…


The Women's Collective from Matagalpa in Nicaragua

The Women's Collective from Matagalpa could hardly be more versatile. It offers other women in remote villages a large number of support and…


Combatants for Peace: There is another way in Palestine and Israel

In 2006, Palestinian and Israeli former combatants laid down their arms and founded Combatants for Peace (CfP). Since then, CfP members have shared a…




Bank details

IBAN: DE67 4306 0967 4028 9726 00
GLS Bank

> To the donation form

       > Subscribe to newsletter





schwelle Foundation
Wachmannstrasse 79
D-28209 Bremen
Tel: +49 - (0)421 - 3032-575

> stiftung[at]

> Contact