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In the News

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
In the News

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
In the News

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
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Stuart Littlewood [Palestine Chronicle] - God whispered in the Church of England's ear and it dumped its shares in Caterpillar. This House of God had about £2.5m invested in a company that manufactures one of Israel's weapons of mass misery and destruction.

 

February 23, 2009
Analysis

Stuart Littlewood [Palestine Chronicle] - God whispered in the Church of England's ear and it dumped its shares in Caterpillar. This House of God had about £2.5m invested in a company that manufactures one of Israel's weapons of mass misery and destruction.

 

February 23, 2009
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Press Release of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign UK - Over this weekend, 7th and 8th February, the Church of England clarified their position on their investments in companies profiting from the illegally occupied Palestinian territories.

 

 

February 10, 2009