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Archbishop Elias Chacour, who is both a Palestinian and a citizen of Israel, has told a large gathering in Edinburgh that a peaceful future depends on education.
A women-only Lebanese aid ship named after the Virgin Mary plans to break the Gaza blockade imposed by Israel sometime next week.
The president of the Lutheran World Federation says "commitment, capacity and concern" defined the purpose of a recent meeting on Middle East issues at the White House.
Global human rights organisations are asking the Israeli government to lift completely, and without delay, its crippling economic and humanitarian blockade on Gaza.
A German parliamentarian who was on the Mavi Marmara ship when it was attacked by Israeli special forces, wants churches to push harder for lifting the Gaza blockade.
The Israeli government was accused of piracy today after it invaded and seized the MV Rachel Corrie aid ship heading for blockaded Gaza, arresting the activists on board.
One of England's leading cathedrals will be the site for an interfaith vigil for peace and justice in Israel and Palestine at lunchtime today.
Beyond the raw facts of the bruised and bloodied bodies, and the grief of those mourning the loss of loved ones, says Gordon Lynch, the unfolding story of the Israeli navy’s assault on the Gaza aid flotilla has wider symbolic significance.
The plight of Palestinians under Israeli occupation and the need for legal accountability have been highlighted at a roundtable of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum in Geneva.