Category - gaza

  • 13 Feb 2009

    Talking with some and not to others while sealing off Gaza has been tried for a number of years, says Cecilie Surasky. This has brought immeasurable suffering to the besieged Palestinians in Gaza and great trauma to the citizens of Sderot in Israel. We need change.

  • 12 Feb 2009

    Egyptian police have released an activist with Egyptian and German citizenship who was arrested after he took part in a march supporting Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

  • 10 Feb 2009

    US church leaders have sent a letter to Israel’s ambassador to the USA expressing “grave concern” as to why why a Lutheran bishop and an Episcopal bishop were denied entry to Gaza on 4 February 2009.

  • 7 Feb 2009

    A Church in Wales appeal for humanitarian aid to war-damaged Gaza has received the backing of a group of young Muslims, as well as members of the public from all faiths and none.

  • 3 Feb 2009

    More than 9,000 people will benefit from World Vision relief trucked into Gaza over the weekend, the aid agency’s first to get into the territory since the recent conflict began.

  • 1 Feb 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.

  • 1 Feb 2009

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

  • 30 Jan 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.

  • 30 Jan 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.

  • 29 Jan 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'.