Westminster Justice and Peace E-Bulletin February 2021

Danica Marcos

Danica Marcos, Communications and Outreach Volunteer for Westminster Justice & Peace writes the introduction to this month’s E-Bulletin, reflecting on the question ‘What is justice and peace?’

You cannot work for justice without disrupting the peace. Peace is not just the absence of war. It is the lack of oppression and turmoil. True peace cannot be achieved whilst there is still injustice in the world. We cannot remain quiet whilst witnessing injustice, that will not help facilitate peace. We must find the courage to speak out for those who are disadvantaged, even if it means facing a backlash. We must be brave and join those who do not have the luxury to stay silent…