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  • November 15, 2012

    Jewish Voice for Peace has called for an immediate end to Israeli air strikes and naval bombardment into Gaza and an end to the ongoing siege there.

  • November 15, 2012

    The latest Israeli Defence Force assault on Gaza, in addition to its targeted assassinations against political as well as military opponents, is horrifying and disturbing. It threatens to escalate into yet another cycle of violence and war-making that does nothing for the security of Jews or Arabs, Israelis or Palestinians. It merely reaps death, destruction, hatred and mistrust.

  • August 20, 2012

    The United Church of Canada has agreed to boycott products produced in Israeli settlements located within occupied Palestinian territory.

  • January 30, 2012

    Police in London have moved in to evict Occupy supporters from the empty UBS building which has housed the alternative 'Bank of Ideas' project.

  • June 10, 2011

    After the surrender of the Japanese empire in 1945, Gen Douglas MacArthur, sought to inculcate beliefs ranging from Christianity to Freemasonry.

  • November 21, 2010

    In the northern West Bank Palestinian farmers face the threat of attacks and damage to their trees from Israeli settlers, in the Bethlehem they are denied access to their land.

  • June 20, 2008

    A top Christian monthly magazine has published an interview with Khalid Mish'al, widely regarded as the most senior figure in Hamas, the Islamist resistance group elected in Palestine and described as 'terrorists' by the USA.

  • May 18, 2008

    As the State of Israel marked the 60th anniversary of its founding, the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) made an unequivocal statement against anti-Semitism but also urged full recognition of the rights of the Palestinians.

  • May 2, 2008
  • April 22, 2008

    As Israel marks its 60th anniversary this May, for Israelis and Palestinians the conflict and the suffering continues, says Ben White. He believes that this landmark is an important opportunity for Christian leaders around the world to add their voices to a special call for a justice-based peace.