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Israel and Palestine

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAWorking in solidarity with  peacemakers  in Palestine & Israel.

We held  our World Assembly, in Bethlehem, Palestine in May 2015. 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 

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Actions and Resources

February 2017  There is to be a debate in Parliament on 9 February on  Israeli settlements.  Settlements  in the West Bank and East Jerusalem are illegal under international law (Article 49, Fourth Geneva Convention). With other partners we urge our members to take action with local MPs, urge that they attend and contribute to the debate. The High Command …

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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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Take action on house demolitions in Palestine

World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel

18-24 September 2016  READ about some of the events that took place “Dismantling Barriers” – God has broken down the dividing walls  A week of education, prayer and action for peace in Palestine &  Israel.  Initiated by the World Council of Churches.  An opportunity to organise meetings, prayers and actions for peace. ON-LINE CAMPAIGN ACTION FOR THE …

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