• September 28, 2010

    Activists from a number of countries are gathering for the sixth annual churches' United Nations Advocacy Week (27 September to 1 October) in Switzerland.

  • September 24, 2010

    Anglican Archbishop of Wales Dr Barry Morgan has likened the plight of Palestinians in Israel to apartheid conditions in South Africa.

  • September 15, 2010

    Campaigners yesterday stepped up their pressure on the British government to ban goods from illegal Israeli settlements after Israel’s Prime MBenjamin, Netanyahu signalled he will not extend a partial moratorium on settlement construction.

  • September 10, 2010

    The main question in the Middle East today is not one of finding solutions but of implementing them, says Harry Hagopian. However, the majority of the Israeli political establishment - not unlike Hamas in an obverse sense – appears not to want to resolve the conflict and establish peace with the Palestinians, but prefers instead to manage the conflict and perpetuate it.

  • September 10, 2010

    There is no shortage of reporting, analysis, and opinion about Palestine-Israel, says Timothy Seidel, and no shortage of expressions of personal commitments to ‘peace’. But the journey required of Christians and others by the Kairos Palestine Document is altogether tougher.

  • September 2, 2010

    The head of the World Council of Churches has sent a message to Middle East negotiators in Washington to stress the concerns of Palestinian Christians.

  • September 1, 2010

    Politicians need to focus on the human face of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, not their own political agendas, says a prominent churches' leader.

  • September 1, 2010

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has condemned the killings of four Israeli settlers on the West Bank yesterday (Aug 31).

  • August 29, 2010

    The recent acquittal of four London-based activists for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) raises profound issues for traders in products which originate from illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, says Simon Natas, a lawyer involved in the case.

  • August 26, 2010

    The prospects for progress in the direct Israeli-Palestinian talks in Washington look meagre, says Paul Rogers. But breakthrough is essential if Israel is to be saved from itself.