palestine

  • 3 Jul 2015

    Government figures show that the UK approved £4 million worth of arms sales to Israel in the four months that followed last year's bombardment of Gaza.

  • 23 Jun 2015

    Amnesty Interntional has welcomed today's publication of the findings of the United Nations Independent Commission of Inquiry’s report into last year’s 50-day conflict in Gaza.

  • 5 Jan 2015

    What happens when nobody has the moral strength for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

  • 3 Jan 2015

    BBC Radio 4's 'Beyond Belief' series will look at the significance of the biblical story of Moses and Exodus for Jews, Christians and Muslims in a programme to be broadcast at 4.30pm on Monday 5 January 2015, featuring Ekklesia associate Keith Hebden among others.

  • 31 Dec 2014

    The United Nations Security Council has failed to adopt a bid for the creation of a Palestinian state and an end to illegal Israeli occupations.

  • 25 Dec 2014

    Experiences of death and expulsion faced by some 750,000 Palestinians in 1948 are the subject of an exhibition hosted by the WCC.

  • 21 Oct 2014

    Recognition of the Armenian genocide does not start with the UK, or the USA and Israel, but rather with Turkey itself. And the past century has shown us how hard it is to wrest recognition from Turkey. Similarly, the creation of a sovereign Palestine does not start with the EU or the Arab league as much as it does with Israel, says Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian. Yet it seems increasingly difficult to get those with most power to accept political truth-telling as an essential component of any attempt to achieve justice, peace and security for peoples involved in long-standing conflicts.

  • 15 Oct 2014

    The head of international policy for the Church of Sweden has called the recognition of Palestine an important step towards a just peace.

  • 10 Oct 2014

    Both the Guardian and the Telegraph have this week carried articles urging the House of Commons to “recognise” Palestine when it debates the issue on Monday 13th October 2014. It is possible the motion will be successful. While I support it, I do so in a qualified way. Why only in a qualified way?

  • 17 Aug 2014

    The stories from Iraq are getting worse. There is news of massacres and threatened massacres, reported deaths and abductions, the sufferings of Yazidis, Christians and the many Muslims who reject the message of ISIS. It makes me sad and angry in equal measure.