International

Only 2 weeks to go until Soundcheck 2013, and if you're thinking of joining us, there's still a few spaces left! It's going to be a wonderful weekend, packed with exciting workshops, wonderful speakers and great opportunities to meet other people from around the SPEAK Network. Read on for the latest details of the lineup...
It was wonderful to have Isaac from SPEAK Sierra Leone in the Network Support Team Office recently! They are doing amazing work out there...
Twice a year, members of the SPEAK Network come together to dream dreams, plan plans and look to the future of the network. We call it 'Flower Model' because we want to function like a single organism, drawing strength and life from all of the constituent parts. If you'd like to get more involved in planning and growing the network, join us 17th to 18th November, at Desmond Tutu House in Bradford.
On Thursday 14th June, Indonesian police gunned down Mako Tabuni, secretary-general of the KNPB (West Papua National Committee); triggering violent riots in Jayapura. Hannah Kitchen, a member of Edinburgh SPEAK group (long supporters of the Free West Papua Campaign) has written a short prayer for us to reflect on the chaos:
Last month, 25 people from across the Network gathered in Bethnal Green to discuss ideas, imagine new ones and pray, eat and hang out together...
A packed bus, somewhere in the Netherlands. A few days before Easter. I saw an advertising-pillar at the bus stop. It had an advertisement of a German supermarket on it and promised me and other bus-travelers the following: “luxury for everyone!”.
The challenges to face in Forced labor: big brands are involved in commercially lucrative slavery relations. SPEAK Network Brazil launches a campaign against forced labor in São Paulo.