Watch: Channel 4 video on British Palestinians and the history of colonialism
Well done to Channel 4 for an excellent news report on the Palestinian experience of British colonialism, which also dealt with thorny issues such as the IHRA definition and shutting down of free speech regarding Israel. A must-watch! (more…)
In photos: Palestinians return to Al-Aqsa after week of violence
Activestills have released a photo gallery of the troubles at Al-Aqsa over the last two weeks as thousands of Palestinians return to their place of worship.
Jewish Voice for Peace meet Palestinians in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh to hear about water inequality between Palestinians and Israeli settlers.
Occupation captured by Christian Peacemaker Teams
An Israeli Border Police prepares to launch a tear gas canister at a group of children. Children often throw rocks at the checkpoints and soldiers respond with tear gas and sound bombs. The tear gas interrupts the morning walk to school for many kids. In addition the tear gas floats into open shops and open windows of the homes that line the street. (15/04/2016)
Israeli Border Police have recently been expanding their checkpoints, adding new metal detectors, and also adding containment facilitates to hold Palestinians that they arrest. (17/04/2016)
Palestinian men are detained on their way to pray at the Ibrahimi Mosque in the old city of Hebron. (19/04/2016)
A young Palestinian youth pushes his bike under the barbwire at the checkpoint. After passing his bike through, he crawled under himself. The checkpoint turnstiles are too tight for a bike and the Israeli Border Police rarely open the gate for youth. (18/04/2016)
Four small Jewish boys play in the foreground while two Palestinian children watch in the background. The settler children play under the watchful eye of Israeli army. (20/04/2016)
Kairos Palestine film (with subtitles)
The Kairos Palestine film marks the historic call for solidarity from the Palestinian church to end over 6 decades of occupation and oppression.
Voices from Gaza: Photo Gallery
The view across Gaza city to the sea. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
Destruction from Operation Protective Edge in the summer of 2014. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
Mammogram and breast screening at the Al Ahli hospital. Breast cancer has been on the rise in the last 5 years and late diagnosis has been a significant cause of death in women. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
Yasmin, 12, has received physiotherapy at the Al Ahli hospital following injuries sustained in the 2014 war on Gaza. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
A pregnant mother receives antenatal care at The Near East Council of Churches’ mother and baby clinic, Shejaiya. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
Sunset in Shejaiya, one of the neighbourhoods almost completely destroyed in the 2014 military assault on Gaza. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
The Rosary Sisters School, Gaza. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
Students at the Rosary Sisters school who describe their school as ‘a light in Gaza, where we are raised and cared for’. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
Students at the Near East Council of Churches’ vocational training centre in Qarara who are on a 2-year electrical training programme. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
A student at the electrical vocational training centre learns rewiring, a skill which will hopefully help him to find a job in the future but with the highest unemployment rate in the world this will be difficult for many young people. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
Najla Diab (30) works as a secretary and PA under the NECC’s job creation scheme, designed to help young people in Gaza access employment opportunities. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
Mohammad Aldahdouh (19) is now employed full time in an aluminium workshop making kitchen units thanks to the NECC’s job creation scheme which he participated in. Kairos Britain/Charlotte Marshall
“A cry of hope in the absence of all hope, a cry full of prayer and faith in a God ever vigilant, in God’s divine providence for all the inhabitants of this land.”
Kairos Palestine Document
“we Palestinian Christians need to know that we are remembered and supported by our friends in the UK. We hope you will join us in Solidarity to become our partners in the work of justice, peace and reconciliation”
Sabeel-Kairos is a small and energetic Christian UK charity committed to supporting peace and justice in the Holy Land. We are a network of individuals, organisations and communities of all backgrounds across the UK who stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people by promoting and advocating on the messages of Kairos Palestine and Sabeel Jerusalem.
The network continues the work of the Christians who issued the Iona call in 2012, and the subsequent writing of our key publication ‘Time for Action’. We seek a just and lasting peace in the region based on the realisation of full human and political rights for all.
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