1.7-million strong denomination reaffirms commitment to Palestinian rights Read more about Presbyterian Church rejects effort to ostracize BDS
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Activist successes, despite Israel’s counteroffensive, offer Palestinians hope for 2016. Read more about How the Israel boycott movement struck major blows in 2015
US law prohibits aid going to specific units responsible for human rights violations. Read more about Christian groups urge US to bar Israeli rights abusers from receiving aid
Vote by United Church of Christ sends powerful signal to the “oppressed,” says Palestinian pastor Mitri Raheb. Read more about US church votes by landslide to divest from Israeli occupation
Desmond Tutu is supporting calls for divestment from companies that abet Israeli apartheid. Read more about Will US churches help bring down Israel's prison walls?
Church’s historic decision to dump stocks in occupation profiteers caps decade-long activist effort. Read more about “This victory is for the Palestinians” - US Presbyterians vote to divest
General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church to consider both divestment and revisiting the two-state solution. Read more about Presbyterian divestment: tough love for Israel?
“I know firsthand that Israel has created an apartheid reality within its borders and through its occupation.” Read more about Name Israel an “apartheid state” and divest, Tutu tells US Presbyterians
“It is time for us all to face up to the dangerous tendencies within political Zionism and the Christian Zionists who prefer to excuse the human rights abuses perpetrated on Palestinians daily.” Read more about J Street attacks Presbyterians over study guide questioning Zionism
Clergy acknowledge a “growing consensus” that the one-state reality may be irreversible. Read more about Zionism is a “false theology,” says new Presbyterian study guide
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