Category - gaza

  • February 1, 2009

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Muslim Charities Foundation and the head of the Movement for Reform Judaism in the UK have launched a joint appeal for funds towards humanitarian work in Gaza.

  • February 1, 2009

    Christians, Muslims and Jews have appealed together for the victims of the conflict in Gaza.

  • January 30, 2009

    The official broadcast of the Disasters Emergency Gaza Crisis Appeal on ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 earlier this week doubled the total money received overnight to more than £1 million. But more is needed.

  • January 30, 2009

    Bishop William Kenney, part of a delegation of Catholic bishops from Europe and North America who visited Israel-Palestine this month, has expressed regret at the BBC's refusal to show a charity appeal for Gaza.

  • January 29, 2009

    Barack Obama spoke in his inauguration of "being on the wrong side of history", says Uri Avnery. For the USA and Israel the Gaza tragedy shows what this means. But there is 'another Israel'.

  • January 28, 2009

    Protesters set fire to their TV licenses in a sit-in at the BBC broadcasting centre in London yesterday evening, as complaints continued about the Corporation's refusal to show a Gaza charity appeal.

  • January 27, 2009

    A House of Commons motion criticising the BBC and Sky for refusing to broadcast a plea for humanitarian aid funding for Gaza has been backed by 112 MPs. Actors and directors are also joining the protest.

  • January 27, 2009

    The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has put up on YouTube the television appeal for humanitarian aid that the BBC and Sky are refusing to show.

  • January 26, 2009

    BBC director general Mark Thompson this morning added to confusion and public annoyance over his decision to ban a non-partisan charitable appeal for victims of the conflict in Gaza.

  • January 25, 2009

    The BBC's misguided attempt to 'avoid controversy' by refusing a charities' emergency appeal for Gaza has turned into a major crisis for the publicly-funded Corporation, say outraged critics.