Category - israel

  • May 14, 2010

    The success of Israel’s application to join the OECD at a time when civil society in the country is increasingly under threat is a matter of real concern, Christian Aid has said.

  • May 14, 2010

    Israel joining the OECD at a time when civil society in the country is increasingly under threat is a matter of real concern, say development and human rights NGOs.

  • May 13, 2010

    Theologians, peace advocates and justice tourism activists will gather in Geneva from 18-21 May 2010 for a meeting to consolidate a “theology of pilgrimage for Palestine-Israel”.

  • April 5, 2010

    The heads of the historic Christian churches in Jerusalem have stressed the need for courage, reconciliation and perseverance in the face of violence and division in today's world.

  • April 2, 2010

    Ekklesia is delighted to announce that we will be running both the script and podcasts from five short Easter talks on Premier Christian Radio by our friend and contributor, Harry Hagopian, former executive secretary for the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) and now an ecumenical, legal and political consultant for the Armenian Orthodox Church.

  • March 11, 2010

    Human rights campaigners in Swansea are seeking the prosecution of Tesco stores for their trade in produce from Israeli settlements in Palestine. They accuse the company of misleading shoppers.

  • March 3, 2010

    Palestinian activists say they will continue protests against the apparent re-occupation of an abandoned Israeli army outpost on the outskirts of Beit Sahour near Bethlehem.

  • February 8, 2010

    Israel’s most recent response to the UN on its investigations into alleged violations of international law by its forces in Gaza a year ago is totally inadequate, Amnesty International has said.

  • December 30, 2009

    An 85-year-old survivor of the Nazi holocaust has begun a hunger strike in response to the Israeli authorities' denial of human rights in Gaza. Hedy Epstein is part of a group who have been refused access to Gaza to join a peaceful solidarity march.

  • September 21, 2009

    Amnesty International Secretary General, Irene Khan has urged the US government to examine the findings of Judge Richard Goldstone’s report on violations of international law committed in Gaza and southern Israel.