Its been a big couple of weeks for Palestinian Christians. Last week a delegation of senior Palestinian Church leaders were in Ireland pleading for support and action (read more). And Christians in the Cremisan Valley are appealing to the Pope for him to intervene to stop the separation wall going through their community after they lost an appeal in the Israeli civil court (read more). See below for more headlines - as well as new resources and updates on church actions for Palestine.
We're still finalising our materials before we 'launch' ourselves. In the meantime, we have just opened our facebook and twitter accounts - please find us there!
Don't miss your opportunity to hear Dr Mona ElFarra from the Red Crescent Society in the Gaza Strip speak when she's here later this month. Find an event near you.
KAIROS PALESTINE: Palestinian Christians Ongoing Forcible Displacement and Dispossession - read report and call for action
Church of Scotland: The inheritance of Abraham? A report on the 'promised land' - read report
Headlines from Palestine
Physicians for Social Responsibility share thoughts from Gaza. Read reflections
shared from the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum – of the World Council of Churches
Israel forces destroy 1,000 olive trees in the South Hebron Hills. Full report
Lift blockade on Palestine, India tells Israel. Report
West Bank convent loses appeal over Israeli separation barrier route. For more and also piece by From Father Ibrahim Shomali who works in the Cremisan valley
Deported at Ben Gurion – activists refused entry to Israel. Full report
Palestinian civil society condemns Israel's decision to restrict citizenship. Full text
Palestinian refugees displaced from Syria. Read story
Freedom to Conscientious Objectors in the Middle East—Joint statement. Full statement
Palestinians applaud Association for Asian American Studies for endorsement of academic boycott. Full report
G4S and Israeli prisons - Arab responses to G4S. Full text
An open debate on Palestinian representation. Read about the Al-Shabaka roundtable.
Squeezing out the Palestinians from the West Bank. Read story.
Apartheid imprisonment: Jewish versus Palestinian "security" prisoners. Read more
Human rights group protest confiscation of Palestinian land in East Jerusalem neighbourhood for National Park. Read more.
Google recognises Palestine as a state on homepage. Read more
Danes, Finns Upgrade Palestinian Diplomatic Status. Read more.
Aid agencies call for immediate end to demolitions and settlements. For more
Report: "Four Killed, 259 Kidnapped in April. For more
US scholars group passes boycott of Israeli institutions. For more