Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  • 12 May 2010

    In countries across six continents, a wide diversity of religious communities, people of faith, human rights and peace organisations are preparing to mark the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel.

  • 24 Apr 2010

    The anti-poverty charity War on Want has accused supermarket retailer Waitrose of misleading customers in its claims to have ceased stocking goods from illegal Israeli settlements.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    A new Israeli military order that categorizes tens of thousands of Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank as “infiltrators” – ostensibly because they lack the proper permits – and gives military officers sweeping control over their deportation. A group of Palestinian Christian theologians explains why this is morally and politically wrong, and explains how people of good will can raise their voices against an injustice which militates against peace with justice for all in Israel-Palestine.

  • 21 Apr 2010

    The head of the World Council of Churches has expressed dismay at a recent Israeli military order redefining an "infiltrator" in the occupied Palestinian territories.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The existential, legal and social reality of Palestinian men and women living under occupation is the often hidden reality of the political stasis of the region, says Harry Hagopian. Since the ultimate losers of this political stasis are ordinary Palestinians and Israelis, they should be leading the struggle for peace.

  • 4 Apr 2010

    Jerusalem, as the site of the resurrection, should be the city of hope, said Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan in his Easter message of encouragement to Christians in the region.

  • 2 Apr 2010

    In an Easter message, South African church leaders and Christian, Jewish and Muslim theologians have expressed solidarity with Palestinian Christians - as Gaza comes under attack again.

  • 30 Mar 2010

    Crowds of people waving palm branches accompanied riders on a pony and two donkeys through a checkpoint between Bethlehem and Jerusalem on Sunday

  • 15 Mar 2010

    In exploring the often murky and mired politics of Israel-Palestine and the wider region, Harry Hagopian finds hope and encouragement in the unexpected mutual company of atheist Jean-Paul Sartre and Archbishop Rowan Williams.

  • 6 Mar 2010

    The voices of Palestinian Christians and their compatriots are so often dismissed, silenced and dehumanised, says Timothy Seidel. Lent provides an opportunity to hear them, not least through the Kairos Palestine Document.