The year will be “remembered as the year of Israel’s spectacular failure” as BDS continued to grow. Read more about What were the top 10 BDS victories of 2016?
World Council of Churches condemns detention and expulsion of Isabel Apawo Phiri, of one of its leaders. Read more about Israel singled out African scholar for deportation, world church group says
Church wants US to halt aid to Israel until settlement construction and human rights abuses end. Read more about In massive shift, Lutherans vote to halt US aid to Israel
1.7-million strong denomination reaffirms commitment to Palestinian rights Read more about Presbyterian Church rejects effort to ostracize BDS
Christian denominations at summit with Jimmy Carter call for end to occupation. Read more about US churches call for economic pressure on Israel
The church’s investments will be probed so that firms profiting from Israel’s human rights abuses can be excluded. Read more about Alliance of Baptists rules out investing in Israel-linked firms
Methodists put Israel on list of “high risk” countries for human rights abuses. Read more about US church divests from Israeli banks
Activist successes, despite Israel’s counteroffensive, offer Palestinians hope for 2016. Read more about How the Israel boycott movement struck major blows in 2015