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An emergency demonstration has been called in central London on Saturday 5 June 2010 to protest against the Israeli assault on a flotilla of aid ships heading for blockaded Gaza.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has condemned Israel's assault on Gaza aid ships and stressed the WCC will continue to work for just-peace in the region.
Amnesty International has called for Israel to launch an immediate, credible and independent investigation into its killing of at least 10 activists on the Gaza aid flotilla.
An Irish ship named after a civilian killed by Israeli troops, and with Scottish activists on board, intends to challenge the Gaza blockade in a few days.
Jewish Voice for Peace has condemned Israel's attack and killing of members of the Freedom Flotilla aiming to bring much-needed aid to the besieged Gaza Strip.
The attack at the end of May 2010 on the aid convoy heading towards Gaza raises challenging questions for the US government and its international allies, as well as the Israeli regime, says Savi Hensman.
Palestinian Christians have urged protests by church groups around the world against an Israeli assault on ships bringing aid to Gaza, which has led to the deaths of at least 10 activists.
The urgent need for a settlement to the impasse between Israelis and Palestinian is being highlighted by the WCC-backed World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel.
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.
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.