palestine

  • October 27, 2013

    The Israeli authorities have been asked to drop all charges against a Palestinian human rights lawyer released on bail.

  • September 12, 2013

    Churches, faith-based organisations and civil society groups will observe the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel from 22 to 28 September 2013.

  • August 27, 2013

    There are people who could be very confused by the UK government's support for human rights in Syria.

  • June 5, 2013

    As in the case of Palestine, and unless the international community oversteps its most prurient interests and comes together to help Syria emerge from its current violence, we could well end up with a failed state that is not too distant from the Somali experience, says regional expert and observer Dr Harry Hagopian. We could indeed witness the fragmentation of the country, as many Syrians currently claim is slowly, inexorably happening. Yet there is still room for manoeuvre and hope.

  • April 7, 2013

    Israel’s military response to protests in the West Bank is failing to respect the human rights of Palestinians, Amnesty International says.

  • March 28, 2013

    Hope solely in an America-tailored and enforced settlement between Israelis and Palestinians today is nothing more than a chimera, says regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian, in the wake of the US President's regional visit. Moreover, the two peoples will only manage to draw nearer to a peaceful resolution of the conflict if Israel acknowledges that it is occupying and colonising another people on their land and desist from applying those oppressive measures that are apartheid-like.

  • February 2, 2013

    United Methodists have been asked to avoid SodaStream products advertised during the Super Bowl, as part of a boycott of illegal Israeli settlements.

  • January 27, 2013

    Christian, Muslim and Jewish religious and lay organisations and institutions have pledged to mobilise fresh support for peace in the Middle East.

  • December 30, 2012

    Physicians for Human Rights Israel have called for the release of a Palestinian hunger striker who they say has been mistreated by Israeli authorities.

  • December 17, 2012

    A delegation of South African church leaders has returned from a one-week solidarity visit to the cities of Bethlehem and Jerusalem in Palestine-Israel.