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Gerry Lee, Director of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, joined a delegation of representatives of Catholic advocacy organizations to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory in April.
EuroMed Rights and CIDSE joint letter to Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Press release: CIDSE member Maryknoll condemns Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns (one of CIDSE's members in the USA) condemns the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. This decision is a grave threat to peace.
I am an Israeli citizen, working in Belgium for CIDSE, a network of social justice organisations, including Broederlijk Delen. My colleague, Brigitte Herremans, was denied entry to Israel last week, when she was travelling with a group of youngsters who came to see Israel and Palestine with their own eyes.
The days and months go by at a small town near Bethlehem with hardly any reason for its Palestinian residents to celebrate. But today the atmosphere inside one of the homes is different; the family is preparing to celebrate the home-coming of their 16-year old son after spending three months in an Israeli prison.
Women in Palestine are affected by the difficult political situation and by the inequalities put in place by a patriarchal society
All over the occupied West Bank, one can practically taste the dust in the air: since January 2016 some 300 Palestinians homes and structures have been bulldozed by Israeli authorities. Hundreds have lost their homes to such demolitions, more than half of them children.
Seán Farrell, Trócaire’s Director of International Division, reports back on a recent trip he made to Israel and Palestine.
Where aid is destroyed, it might seem logical that donor countries would be eager to hold the responsible party to account – even if only to try to reclaim their taxpayers’ money (and ideally, reinvest it for its intended purpose).
The Pacific Island states have become a striking example of the dramatic consequences that erratic weather events and rising sea levels due to climate change can bring upon societies and ecosystems. What future for an island like Tuvalu and Tuvalu’s children?