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Pax Christi & Israel and Palestine

20170523_50_years_of_occupationPax Christi calls for an end to illegal occupation of Palestine.  In this month of the commemoration of 50 years of Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, Pax Christi International in collaboration with its members, urges the international community to call for the immediate end of the 50-year Israeli occupation and for the parties to reengage in a peace process in compliance with international law.

 

 

 

WKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAorking in solidarity with  peacemakers  in Palestine & Israel.

In 2015  our World Assembly, was held in Bethlehem, Palestine. This is the  statement affirming  our  stand in favour of nonviolent struggle against the occupation.

The World Assembly of Pax Christi urges all UN-member states to recognize the state of Palestine and to ban Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine…  are deeply concerned about Israeli policies that deny the rights of the Palestinian people and preclude the possibility of a two state solution. Pax Christi International supports Palestinians in their nonviolent struggle to end occupation and Israelis who stand for human rights and international law, including as applied to Palestinians.

 See photographs of our World Assembly and exposure visits in Hebron, South Hebron Hills, Jordan Valley .  Read more here 

Other Pax Christi resources

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Actions and Resources

June 2017 Open letter from National Organisation of Christian Organisations to World Council of Churches. June 2017: latest newsletter with articles on the Balfour Commemorations, Pax Christi’s latest statement on occupation and solidarity through trade with Zaytoun.   February 2017  There is to be a debate in Parliament on 9 February on  Israeli settlements.  Settlements …

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Links to partners

Regular blogs from our partner Toine van Teeffelen of the Arab Educational Institute Pax Christi works with and supports Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem,  video of work, our partner group in Palestine British Friends of Neve Shalom Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine & Israel Kairos Britain, founded in response to the 2009 Kairos Call from Palestinian Christians New Profile  an Israeli …

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Action card pub

World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel

The 2017 World Week for Peace  17 – 24 September Voices of the young…visions for the future  A week of education, prayer and action for peace in Palestine &  Israel, initiated by the World Council of Churches. Plan your event now. Action card with text on reverse to be sent to MPs and Elected Representatives. …

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