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GUEST BLOG: Lois Griffiths – We hear the cry of our Children on The Daily Blog

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

The cruelty inflicted on all Palestinians is obscene, including in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Israel itself. In the West Bank, farmers are being denied access to their land and their water sources. Palestinians face constant violence from heavily armed Israeli soldiers, police and ‘settlers’. Children are kidnapped from their homes in the middle of the night by Israeli IDF. East Jerusalem Palestinians are being squeezed out. In Israel, Bedouin villages that existed and paid taxes before there even was an Israel, are being destroyed to be replaced by Jewish only settlements.
 But in Gaza the situation is even worse . Noam Chomsky has described  Israeli control over  Gaza as ‘sadistic.’ Israeli historian Ilan Pappé has said, ‘incremental genocide’. The UN  has said that Gaza will be unliveable by 2020.
The Church leaders emphasise the urgency, the vital need for action NOW, by invoking the Greek work kairos. The Greeks had 2 words for time, chronos being chronological time and kairos meaning the propitious moment for immediate action.

Continue reading at https://thedailyblog.co.nz/2019/07/11/guest-blog-lois-griffiths-we-hear-the-cry-of-our-children/

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Israel vs the Palestinian cause on Barbados Today

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

For example, Dr Benjamin L. Corey writes “No, The Bible Doesn’t Command We ‘Stand With Israel’”. Dr Corey is a theological scholar, author, speaker, and blogger. He is a two-time graduate of Gordon-Conwell and received his Doctor of Intercultural Studies from Fuller. In his article found on patheos.com, he writes: “When reporting or lamenting over the gross human rights violations and genocide by the modern state of Israel against the Palestinian people, many Christians immediately freak the heck out.”

He added: “In fact, I am often told that I am “not a Christian” because I dare criticize the state of Israel’s behaviour, as if blind support of a modern nation state were an obligation of being a true Christian

Continue reading at https://www.barbadostoday.bb/2017/04/19/israel-vs-the-palestinian-cause/

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