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The Holy Land Awareness and Action Task Group, of the Social Justice and World Affairs Committee within South West Presbytery of the United Church of Canada, has launched Occupied with Peace in Palestine, a Boycott/Divestment Campaign. “The non-violent Campaign,” says spokesperson Rev.

June 21, 2011
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The Palestine Kairos Document was launched in South Africa on Monday evening 4 April 2011, at a meeting of Kairos Southern Africa in Bredell near Johannesburg. The document is called: A moment of truth - A word of faith, hope and love from the heart of the Palestian suffering.

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Quakers in Britain have agreed to boycott products from the Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The settlements are illegal under international law. Quakers consider that this boycott is a nonviolent move for peace for Israelis and Palestinians. The decision makes clear that Quakers are not boycotting Israel.

Half a million Israeli settlers live illegally in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem).

April 5, 2011
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Jerome Taylor [The Independent] 30 June 2010 - The Methodist Church today voted to boycott all products from Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories becoming the first major Christian denomination in Britain to officially adopt such a policy.

The decision was made at the church’s Conference in Portsmouth, an annual gathering which decides Methodist policy.

July 1, 2010
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ST. CHARLES, ILL. June 15, 2010 – At its annual conference, the Northern Illinois Conference (NIC) of the United Methodist Church (UMC) voted to divest all holdings in three international corporations that profit from the occupation of Palestine.


This action is in response to a plea by Palestinian Christians for action, not just words.


June 15, 2010
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Below you will find the report of the Divestment Taskforce (2010) of the New England Conference of the United Methodist Church. Click here to read the report on the Conference website.



May 28, 2010
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EPF’s Executive Council Statement on Divestment, Boycott and Economic Sanctions as a means of Nonviolent Resistance


The National Executive Council of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship voted to endorse the statement below with a vote of 8 yes, 2 no and 1 abstention.


May 10, 2010
BNC Statement

(en français ci-dessous // español en la parte inferior)

“A moment of truth–A word of faith from the heart of Palestinian suffering”

December 14, 2009
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This document is the Christian Palestinians’ word to the world about what is happening in Palestine. It is written at this time when we wanted to see the Glory of the grace of God in this land and in the sufferings of its people.


December 13, 2009
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Ottawa - Independent Jewish Voices (Canada) voted to join the growing international campaign in support of the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel, at its first Annual General Meeting this past weekend.


June 17, 2009